Bear Apprentice Compound Bow

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Bear Apprentice bow for sale

Brace Height: 6 "
Axle to Axle Length: 27.5 "
Draw Length: 15 " - 27 "

Draw Weight: 20 lbs - 50 lbs
IBO Speed: 265 fps
Weight: 2.9 lbs

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Apprentice reviews

This compound bow from Bear Archery is designed for anyone who is new to archery. This bow is suitable for kids who are holding a bow for the first time in their lives. It is a good choice because it comes ready to use out of the box.

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Things to consider before you buy a Bear Apprentice

Draw weight and length

This bow comes with a variety of adjustability options. You can conveniently adjust the draw weight between 20 lbs. and 50 lbs. The draw length is also adjustable between 15” and 27”.

Limbs and riser

The Apprentice series from Bear Archery is a good choice for kids, women or any individual with a shorter frame. It comes pre-assembled and is very lightweight. You can add a stabilizer if you want to balance the bow, although it is already pretty well-balanced. The split limbs and the riser come with bushing that keeps the vibration at a minimum.


The grip of this compound bow is specifically designed for small palms to give them a firm hold. The angle and width of the grip are superb as well. It feels very well-proportioned and subtle in your hand as you get ready to take your aim.

Who should buy it?

This compound bow is highly suitable for individuals with small frames and kids. If you haven’t used a compound bow before, this is good enough to get you on your way.

Who shouldn’t buy it?

This is not the ideal option if you’re a seasonal hunter.  


  • Suitable for beginners
  • No assembly required
  • Easy adjustability
  • Ready to use from the box
  • 265 feet per second shooting speed


  • Not enough draw length


It is a decent compound bow that is suitable for small hands and beginners. If you haven’t used a compound bow previously, the Bear Apprentice is an excellent choice.

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Specifications for the Bear bow: Apprentice

Brace Height6 “
Axle to Axle Length27.5 “
Draw Length15 ” – 27 “
Draw Weight20 lbs – 50 lbs
IBO Speed265 fps
Weight2.9 lbs

3 quick questions about Bear Apprentice

🏹 Are Bear Apprentice bows made in America?

All Bear bows are 100% American made

🏹 Who owns Bear Apprentice bows?

In 2003 Escalade Sports acquired the North American Archery Group (Bear Archery Inc.).

🏹 What type of bow is a Bear Apprentice bow?

It is a Youth Compound Bow.

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Draw length and draw weight may be very easily adjusted across an incredibly wide variety, therefore it will be years before you want to upgrade to a more effective bow. The draw length is likewise very adjustable making it perfect for your children to share with one another. A quick draw length on a bow employed by means of an archer with long arms can influence the trajectory and general accuracy of the arrow when fired.