How Many Arrows in Your Quiver?
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From: yooper89
06-Aug-19
Looking at picking up a new quiver for my Satori before season starts and started thinking about the number of arrows I want to carry. On my compound I used a Tightspot 5-arrow, but now I'm debating a 4 or 6-arrow Hoyt carbon quiver. Figure the 4-arrow gives me 3 broadheads and a judo, but a 6 might be overkill. What are you boys running?

From: Buglmin
06-Aug-19
I'm running a northern thunderhorn, carrying four broadheads plus a judo, and three extra broadheads in my pack. I like lite weight, small hooded quivers. I use the Trophy Ridge pro lite 2 piece quiver on my 19" satori. If you're running a 17" riser, you're options are limited.

From: Animal
06-Aug-19
I use Selway mini's and Thunderhorn Mini Boas on my recurves and I cut the bars down to only hold three arrows. The broadhead covers just seem to hold three heads better than four. If I'm in an area with lots of squirrels or a rabbit I sometimes use a couple of piggybackers and a judo as a fourth arrow, but never more than that. If I go through three broadheads in a sit and no meat, it's time to go home and practice!

From: LINK
06-Aug-19
5

06-Aug-19
I have a 5-arrow TightSpot, although I only carry 4.

From: Treeline
06-Aug-19
Depends. Usually 4 to 5 total.

When hunting target rich environments (pig hunting) I like more.

Have emptied a dozen arrows out of a back quiver in one morning and had to go back to camp mid day for help packing pigs and to resharpen broadheads for the afternoon porkapoluza...

From: bdfrd24v
06-Aug-19
Well my answer this year is MORE than last year. Its all fun and games until you spine one and it falls in a sapling filled area and you can't get a follow up shot in the darn thing... I'll carry 5 plus a small game head this year.

From: M.Pauls
06-Aug-19
Anytime you’re burning a cool dozen you know good times are being had :) I’m in the 4-5 crowd but that’s because that’s how many my quivers hold. If I had a 6 arrow quiver, it would hold 6 arrows. I like arrows...,even though I’ve usually used one, two rarely. Weird things can happen though and I wouldn’t want to miss an opportunity because I ran out of ammo

From: Two Feathers
06-Aug-19
3 arrow quiver and I've yet to empty my quiver on a deer.

From: Norseman
06-Aug-19
5

From: White Falcon
06-Aug-19
Boa's, 5, Selway, 6.

From: HUNT MAN
06-Aug-19
5-6 most days. Kodiak island 10-12.

From: PoudreCanyon
06-Aug-19
5 broadheads and a small game head.

From: nmwapiti
06-Aug-19
3

From: JTV
06-Aug-19
I carry 4 in a 6 arrow quiver... never needed more than 2 and that was on spine hit animals or one of my few misses ..... 2 Fixed heads and 2 Mech's .... the quiver comes off once Im settled in

From: Nick Muche
06-Aug-19
If you haven't shot every arrow in your quiver at least once in your life, have you truly lived?

From: Habitat
06-Aug-19
Whats the best quiver for axis 5mm,I carry as many as I can,never know

From: Bowboy
06-Aug-19
Four

From: Matt
06-Aug-19
5

06-Aug-19
three, hope i just need one.

From: elkmtngear
06-Aug-19
7 arrow Tight Spot...having a spare grouse arrow is nice!

From: Shawn
06-Aug-19
I have a 6 arrow Mathews quiver and depending where and what I am hunting carry 3 to 6. Whitetails never more than 3 and in 45 years I have needed more only twice. I actually had to climb down and pull one out of big 8pt to shoot him again. Than I missed a nice buck 3 times one morning, climbed down retrieved 2 of my arrows and touched up the broadhead and killed the same buck 3 hrs later when he chased a doe by me again. Shawn

From: WapitiBob
06-Aug-19
Two, I used one last year.

From: Inshart
06-Aug-19
4

From: Franklin
06-Aug-19
5 out west....3 whitetailing

From: Whocares
06-Aug-19
1 :)

From: ELKMAN
06-Aug-19
4 for me

From: greg simon
06-Aug-19
4 arrows in a fixed quiver, tight to the bow.

From: Scar Finga
06-Aug-19
Depends on the hunt, but typically 5 and sometimes 7.

06-Aug-19
Three

From: Willieboat
06-Aug-19
6 or 7....you hunt enough and sooner or later sh!t goes sideways !

From: timex
06-Aug-19
I use a 6 arrow kwikee 5 broadheads & a hex blunt.. first off I have in my over 35 years of bowhunting dropped a bunch of arrows out the tree it happens or at least to me & second & this is perhaps odd but I mostly shoot abowyer boneheads & zwickey no mercy plus a few others but it's not unusual for me to have 2-3 different heads in my quiver. I like a 6 arrow

06-Aug-19
4...Hunting Wyoming this year, I’ll also have 2 with SGH’s in my pack! Grouse....

From: BOHNTR
06-Aug-19
6

From: Predeter
06-Aug-19
3 in the quiver. Couple more in my pack on western hunts.

From: LUNG$HOT
06-Aug-19
Mine holds 6 but I carry 5 usually. ^^^ What Nick Muche said!

From: Shawn
06-Aug-19
If I am hunting bunnies with the recurve 6 in the bow quiver and another 30 plus in the back quiver. 3 if hunting whitetail. Shawn

06-Aug-19
4 for me - though I have "lived" a couple of times on Nick's standards and those were a couple of FUN hunts! Hope I have a day to fling them all again some time... Pete

06-Aug-19
1. Anything else is overkill.

From: 1boonr
06-Aug-19
8- 5 for deer loaded with slick tricks, two for coyotes loaded with cheap mechanicals and one dull slick trick for a practice shot. I have used 3 for deer in a morning several times back when we used to shoot does. I have used both coyote arrows multiple times. When I’m out with the recurve I’ve just got three arrows and I’ve used all them in a morning also.

From: Teeton
06-Aug-19
It depends on what and where I'm hunting , but mostly this... Deer 3,, pack in elk 6, pronghorn 4, others 3 or 4.

From: GF
06-Aug-19
My back quiver will hold a couple dozen. Catquiver holds about 8 if I arrange them carefully.

Never fewer than 4, but also never fewer than 2 per hour of hiking required to get back to camp.

From: Hawkeye
06-Aug-19
3 for whitetails......7 for turkeys ;)

From: JusPassin
07-Aug-19
3 or 4 plus a blunt

From: svrelk
07-Aug-19
5 for a long time now, cause once... 4 wasn't enough.. but that's a story that needs a campfire and beers....??

From: Bou'bound
07-Aug-19
4

07-Aug-19
6 on trad bow, 5 on compound. I’d like a 6 arrow 2 piece quiver for my compound. But, I don’t see paying for one. I like carrying arrows. Back in the day, I had an 8 arrow quiver and loved it.

From: 12yards
07-Aug-19
5 is about perfect. Four is ok, six is too many.

From: cnelk
07-Aug-19
Not as many as Fred Bear carried in his

From: Will
07-Aug-19
4

From: coelker
07-Aug-19
As many as I can get... Currently 5 but I would prefer 6. I have only had one time where I used more than 1 at a time, but that one time made me want more... Also always keep an extra 6 in the truck just in case...

From: carcus
07-Aug-19
4 arrows for me, I would like more but it weighs down the bow too much, I've run out once, years ago

From: yooper89
07-Aug-19
I picked up the 6-arrow quiver but plan to carry 4-5.

07-Aug-19
The answer is: The smaller the amount the more macho and better the bowhunter is right!????!?!???

I carry 5

From: Gator
07-Aug-19
4 in the quiver, backup supply in camp

From: Tradmike
07-Aug-19
4 arrows,

From: Elkslaya
07-Aug-19
4

From: Elkslaya
07-Aug-19
4

07-Aug-19
7-8 depending on quiver. Really don't want to run out of ammo at the wrong time.

From: LBshooter
07-Aug-19
3 to 6 depending on where I hunt.

07-Aug-19
5....but I only ever need the first one!

From: Jaquomo
07-Aug-19
4

From: yooper89
07-Aug-19
Shot the hair off a fly’s bean bag tonight with 5 arrows in the quiver on the satori at 25yd. Can’t ask for much more

07-Aug-19
7 in my tight spot. I've had the brush pull a couple arrows from my quiver, so want to make sure I have plenty

08-Aug-19
7 for elk in the backcountry, 5-6 for whitetial

From: BULELK1
08-Aug-19

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Just 1 on my bow and then on my hip quiver that I carry on my backpack. I really like it this way.
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Just 1 on my bow and then on my hip quiver that I carry on my backpack. I really like it this way.

From: elkstabber
08-Aug-19
4 arrows. Compound or recurve. It doesn't matter if I'm hunting whitetails on my farm or elk deep in the backcountry. I only intend to kill one animal, but several times I've killed 2 on a trip.

From: Flahunter
08-Aug-19
4

08-Aug-19
So Bulelk1.. Tell me more about this strategy. Do you only carry 1 in your quiver to lighten the weight!?? OR would a 2nd or 3rd arrow get in the way? Or is it so you can tell your buddies that you only carry 1? I'm interested in the logic behind it because I don't see why it would hurt to carry more.

From: Habitat
08-Aug-19
For you guys that carry 3,tightspot on sale on camofire for 64.00

From: Mark Watkins
08-Aug-19
Minimum of 5 (non backpack hunts)

12 (backpack hunts)

"There is always hope when carbon is in the air!"

Mark

From: COHOYTHUNTER
08-Aug-19
One! If you need more than that it's not fair chase and should probably stop hunting with a bow... be careful guys the CPW might be reading this and realized we have the ability to more arrows if need and use it against us in the next BGSS.

From: ROUGHCOUNTRY
08-Aug-19
Two-Duzz and some Muzz:)

From: David A.
10-Aug-19
3 on my recurve or longbow

From: BULELK1
10-Aug-19
Mainly because guys take the quiver off if they can/have the time to before an elk comes into them or they are sitting a tree for a Whitetail or ??? and they remove the quiver once in the tree.

This way I don't have to worry about removing my quiver as it is modified to hold just 1 arrow.

I really like it that way now.

Good luck, Robb

From: Dyjack
10-Aug-19
5 on my compound.

From: Boreal
10-Aug-19
4 for deer and bear. 6 for elk including 1 chicken arrow.

From: wifishkiller
10-Aug-19
5 arrows or more, I'm with NIck lol. I've never cleaned out a 6 arrow quiver yet. Done 5 several times!

From: SmokedTrout
11-Aug-19
I have a 9 arrow quiver and it's usually full. 4 or 5 broadheads, the rest are blunts and judo tips. I've run out of blunts and judos several times, should start carrying wrist-rocket.

No wonder my bow is so heavy...

11-Aug-19
When hunting Javelinas I carry 10 broadheads and 2 blunts in my back quiver. Might be a long ways from camp on top of a mountain. For deer, usually 4 in a bow quiver.

From: Brun
11-Aug-19
5

From: ESP
11-Aug-19
Depends on what I am hunting. East of the Mississippi 5 Tightspot. West 9 in a Adams arrow holster .

From: APauls
12-Aug-19
I've never in my life felt like I carried too many arrows. Ever.

From: Shaft2Long
12-Aug-19
3 arrows in a 3 arrow tight spot I had Tightspot make for me with the longer 5 arrow rods. Very nice set up.

From: Nick Muche
12-Aug-19
A one arrow quiver!? Now I've heard it all :)

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