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Bear 58" Grizzly Recurve

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Item Number: 2085X
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Price: $379.99
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Bear 58" Grizzly Recurve
 
4.8

(based on 48 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (39)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Accurate (43)
  • Easy to handle (39)
  • Easy to draw (38)
  • Durable (36)
  • Good power output (36)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practice (41)
    • Hunting (40)
    • All weather (23)
    • Competition (11)
    • Good weather (11)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual/ recreational (34), Beginner (7), Competitive archer (5)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (37), Yes (11)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    geez.......

    I bought this bow as an introduction to Bear archery. Never owned one. Have owned a bunch of custom trad bows, and liked some customs better than others, but here's the VERY painful...Read complete review

    I bought this bow as an introduction to Bear archery. Never owned one. Have owned a bunch of custom trad bows, and liked some customs better than others, but here's the VERY painful fact; The Bear Grizzly shoots as good, and mostly better, than all of my trad recurves i've owned. this bow costs 1/2 of what the customs were. for 1/2 of the price of upper end bows, you can have one that shoots as good or better. The finish is gorgeous. some don't like dymondwood risers. I prefer them for stability, weight and durability. the red dymandwood is very rich looking. the grip and design is what really got my attention. very unique for a company bow. very functional and comfortable. very powerful and the draw is a dream. Ive only owned this bow for about a month so Im hoping it is as durable as it is shootable. it is as accurate as you can shoot it. But one thing is for sure.....if this is what Bear Traditional is making these days....I just don't need a custom bowyer. ....its that nice.... kudos bear and 3 rivers.....a great combo.

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Did not like the back side of the grip

    The bow itself is a beauty, but I did not like the backside of the grip. It did not conform to the palm of my hand comfortably. It is squared off and awkward,...Read complete review

    The bow itself is a beauty, but I did not like the backside of the grip. It did not conform to the palm of my hand comfortably. It is squared off and awkward, no matter how high or low I grasped it.

    Reviewed by 48 customers

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    3.0

    Did not like the back side of the grip

    By Grizzly

    from Illinois

    About Me Recreational Archer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Do Not Like The Grip

      Best Uses

      • All Weather
      • Hunting
      • Practice

      Comments about Bear 58" Grizzly Recurve:

      The bow itself is a beauty, but I did not like the backside of the grip. It did not conform to the palm of my hand comfortably. It is squared off and awkward, no matter how high or low I grasped it.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Shoots better than I do expected!

      By hunter pat

      from College Station, TX

      About Me Recreational Archer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate
      • Easy To Draw
      • Easy To Handle
      • Powerful

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Hunting
        • Practice

        Comments about Bear 58" Grizzly Recurve:

        Been shooting a Grizzly for a few years, and decided to buy a new one with a heavier draw. This bow shot better right out of the box than my old one ever did. Love it.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        geez.......

        By west-t

        from butler pa

        About Me Competitive Archer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Accurate
        • Durable
        • Easy To Adjust
        • Easy To Draw
        • Easy To Handle
        • Powerful

        Cons

        • none

        Best Uses

        • Good Weather
        • Hunting
        • Practice

        Comments about Bear 58" Grizzly Recurve:

        I bought this bow as an introduction to Bear archery. Never owned one. Have owned a bunch of custom trad bows, and liked some customs better than others, but here's the VERY painful fact; The Bear Grizzly shoots as good, and mostly better, than all of my trad recurves i've owned. this bow costs 1/2 of what the customs were. for 1/2 of the price of upper end bows, you can have one that shoots as good or better. The finish is gorgeous. some don't like dymondwood risers. I prefer them for stability, weight and durability. the red dymandwood is very rich looking. the grip and design is what really got my attention. very unique for a company bow. very functional and comfortable. very powerful and the draw is a dream. Ive only owned this bow for about a month so Im hoping it is as durable as it is shootable. it is as accurate as you can shoot it. But one thing is for sure.....if this is what Bear Traditional is making these days....I just don't need a custom bowyer. ....its that nice.... kudos bear and 3 rivers.....a great combo.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        grizzly review

        By Oomboofafa

        from Longmeadow, Ma

        About Me Recreational Archer

        Pros

        • Accurate
        • Comfortable Grip
        • Durable
        • Easy To Draw
        • Powerful

        Cons

        • Heavy Weight

        Best Uses

        • Good Weather
        • Practice
        • Stump shooting

        Comments about Bear 58" Grizzly Recurve:

        I'm just a kid and I mostly walk around in the woods, stump shooting. This bow is well built, and accurate. I got it in 45 lbs, and it is surprisingly good for long range, great for wooded areas. The 1 thing I dislike in this bow is the weight. It is heavy for a recurve.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Excellent Bow

        By Matt

        from Anchorage, Alaska

        About Me Recreational Archer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Accurate
        • Easy To Adjust
        • Easy To Draw
        • Easy To Handle
        • Powerful

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Competition
          • Hunting
          • Practice

          Comments about Bear 58" Grizzly Recurve:

          My second recurve bow. Got into traditional archery about three months ago. Always wanted to give it a try and finally broke down and got a PSE 30# recurve bow, some arrows & targets for the backyard. It was a great starter bow, but this Grizzly was the right upgrade for me.
          Bear cuts no corners in their craftsmanship. My 40# Grizzly is a beautiful work of art. Shooting at the local range, many compound shooters have commented on the look of my bow.
          So much fun to shoot, I love the feel of the smooth draw. The energy caused by the release is so evenly spread throughout the riser and limbs, it makes any shock to the bow-hand so minimal I feel like I'm still shooting my 30#.
          The Flemish-twist bow string had to be twisted A LOT before I got my brace height to where Bear recommends. Shoot-measure-twist.....repeat...took about an hour. But, my "twang" turned into a "zip" sound. And arrows consistently hit their mark.
          Stop shopping now, this the recurve bow you want. Five Stars, easily.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Bear Grizzly Bow

          By Mountain Ranger

          from Bakersfield, CA

          About Me Competitive Archer

          Pros

          • Accurate
          • Easy To Draw
          • Easy To Handle
          • Powerful

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Weather
            • Hunting
            • Practice

            Comments about Bear 58" Grizzly Recurve:

            What a GREAT bow! Shoots nice and sends those arrows down range fast.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            In love with this bow

            By Matthew

            from Suffolk, VA

            About Me Recreational Archer

            Pros

            • Accurate
            • Durable
            • Easy To Adjust
            • Easy To Draw
            • Easy To Handle
            • Powerful

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Bear 58" Grizzly Recurve:

                I bought the Grizzly for myself after Christmas and love it. I formerly shot compound instinctively and decided to get a proper bow for my shooting style. I should mention that I'm fifteen and pull to 27". Since I shot a 45# compound I got a 45# Grizzly, that probably wasn't a good decision. After a few months shooting it as often as possible, my muscles are completely able to handle this bow. It draws smoothly, shoots straight, and feels amazing. I make tight groupings and cannot put this bow down. If anyone is on the fence about it, I recommend they buy it.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Beautiful Bow

                By Mike GG

                from Colorado

                About Me Beginner

                Pros

                • Accurate
                • Durable
                • Easy To Adjust
                • Easy To Draw
                • Easy To Handle

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Hunting
                  • Practice

                  Comments about Bear 58" Grizzly Recurve:

                  I've had this bow for about a month and still can't put it down. I've alternated between shooting paper targets indoors and outdoor hunting ranges. It seems to shoot 3 fingers under just as happily as split finger and it's certainly a better shot than I am. My only complaints are the wood limb tips mean it can't be used with a fast-flight string and the flemish twist included with the bow seems to be a low quality according to people who know more than I do hahaha.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Excellent Bow

                  By savagearchery

                  from United States

                  About Me Recreational Archer

                  Pros

                  • Accurate
                  • Easy To Draw
                  • Powerful

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Hunting

                    Comments about Bear 58" Grizzly Recurve:

                    I have had this bow for a little over two months and could not be happier! I have the 50# bow and shoot 5 inch groups at 20 yards. It was a little loud at first, but rubber string silencers make it whisper quiet. Great bow!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                     
                    5.0

                    Beautiful, forgiving bow

                    By Mike

                    from Texas Hill Country

                    About Me Competitive Archer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Accurate
                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Adjust
                    • Easy To Draw
                    • Easy To Handle
                    • FORGIVING
                    • Powerful

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Competition
                      • Good Weather
                      • Hunting
                      • Practice
                      • Reenactment

                      Comments about Bear 58" Grizzly Recurve:

                      I bought this bow for my wife and the 40# pull was perfect for her. She went from beginner to recreational/competitive archer quickly. It looks and shoots like the Grizzly I grew up with back in the early sixties. Really fun to shoot.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes

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