What’s the best ground blind for bowhunting?
Recently we wrote an article on the best ground blinds on the market, and quickly realised that the options were fairly limited for bow hunting. It’s because 80% of ground blinds have a height well below 6 feet, and many of the ground runners (great for portability) are built for rifles and crossbows to pop up and shoot above, but had no benefits for a bow hunter.
Aside from being fit for a bow, the ground blind you choose must still have high-quality characteristics. It must keep you dry and warm. It must have good visibility. It should have enough space for a ground blind chair, too.
A Tree Stand Or A Ground Blind?
As a bow hunter, I would first ask the question whether a ground blind is best for you. You might be better suited to a tree stand, where there are few to no limitations on the dimensions of your bow.
This depends on personal preference, if you’re interested in knowing more about ground blinds, check these resources:
- Read more: lightest climbing tree stand
- Read more: lightest hang on tree stand
- Read more: best tree stand safety harness
Best Ground Blinds for Bowhunters
The Big Cat 350 Pop-up Portable Hunting Blind
The Big Cat 350 is the best ground blind, and it’s the best ground blind for bowhunting, too. It has great dimensions (80 inches tall), it’s sturdy in bad weather, and it’s still easy enough to transport.
The Grounder 350 Pop-up Portable Hunting Blind
The Grounder 350 is another sensational popup from Barronett Blinds. It is a tall 80 inches, which makes it perfect for bowhunting. Like the big cat, it’s great in different conditions, and you can fit three people inside with all their gear.
Whichever ground blind you choose, make sure it has a good height so you can easily work your bow. If not, choose a comfortable ground blind chair to relax while taking your shot from a seated position.