The biggest trend in bow sights last year, which has certainly carried over to this year, is the rangefinding options that will have you feeling like you’re living in 3019. If getting too techy isn’t your thing, don’t fret. There are plenty of electronic-free sights that will cover you in the elk mountains or the whitetail woods from dark to dark.
Garmin Xero A1i
If you’re plagued with the affliction of choosing the wrong pin or gapping incorrectly when a buck walks in, consider Garmin’s latest - the Xero A1i. This next-level version of last year’s popular Xero allows you to range targets at full draw and then aim with a pin for that exact distance eliminating any guesswork on your part. The Xero A1i is highly customizable, operates for a full year off a single set of batteries and features Laser Locate technology, which works with compatible Garmin GPS devices to tell you exactly where the target was located (or where you were located) when the shot was taken.
IQ DEFINE Pro
IQ released their first laser rangefinding sight last year, and this year they’ve improved on it by creating the DEFINE Pro, which is 30-percent lighter than last year’s model. It’s also capable of ranging out to 150 yards, with yardages instantly displayed on the illuminated blue OLED. The DEFINE Pro comes standard with seven .019-inch pins (each pin is removable), is second- and third-axis adjustable and is a breeze to set up.
For a complete list of all five new bow sights for 2019, please visit the Bowhunting website by clicking here.