How many lbs. pull do I need on my bow to kill elk?
As long as it's legal, use what you are comfortable with and can shoot accurately. Realisticlly you don't need you arrow to pass through the elk and land in the next county. It's nice to have a pass through because you can often tell something about the hit by examining the arrow, but really all your bow needs to do is get your broadhead into a vital organ.
As the allure of hunting big whitetails becomes more and more a passion for many, we are finding that the recent (historically speaking) popularity of hunting deer from a tree stand is becoming the way to do it. I'll make no statement either for or against that technique here. This will be simply an essay on what I feel are some outstanding rifles for tree stand use.
Before we go even one more step, let's all remember that safety is first and foremost for anyone wanting to hunt...