What does the manufacturer reccomend? For my Mathews it is 5 grains per inch so for a 70 pound bow that comes to 350 grains. The arrow itself will weigh less than this becaue you have to figure in the broadhead, fletching and nock in the weight.
I think if I remeber right 5 grains per inch is a pretty standard number for all bow makers. I beleive if your arrow weight is under 350 grains tthe bow can explodeon you. I think to keep things safe I would try to get my arrow weight around 420 grains. For one your bow will be just that much quieter. I pull 67 pounds on my Hoyt and my arrows weight 450 grains and it sounds like a truck hitting a wall when the arrows hit their mark.
The goal of all hunters is a quick, humane kill where the animal drops in it's tracks and is dead within seconds. But in a pursuit that has as many variables as hunting, sometimes things don't quite go according to plan. However, game can be tracked and recovered with the right skills and with patience.
First of all, you need to wait the right amount of time after the shot before tracking a wounded animal. I've heard estimates of waiting 30 minutes for a hit in the vitals and 5-8 hours for a...