Win & Win Black Wolf Recurve Bow
- Bow Sizing
- Special Orders
The Black Wolf Riser and Limbs are the combination of decades of experience crafting cutting edge Olympic Winning bows and a passion for all forms of archery. Blending a traditional shape and feel, with modern technology, Win & Win aim to create the greatest recurve hunting bow ever made.
- Full 17" Carbon Black Wolf Riser
- Win & Win Black Wolf/RCX Limbs
- Win & Win Black bag
- Riser + Limbs Covers
- Royal Cross Carbon Technology
- 17" Riser
- 7" Brace Height
- 2.6lb Mass Weight
- Bleeding edge Royal Cross Carbon
- ILF Compatible solid limb pockets for perfect alignment and ultimate customization.
I got the Black Wolf in 35# with long limbs and it pulls back very smooth. I am shooting GT ultralight arrows full length with 85 grain points, and they come off the bow very quickly. The bow is very light and I have been going between a 7 oz. weight and a 8" Doinker stab with 5 ozs on it. I replaced the grip with a Jager grip which I have on all my ILF risers (4) Over all very pleased with the bow, very high quality and fit and finish perfect. I just got a 40# set of used Black Wolf limbs for it and another riser, this set in M. I just shot them an hour ago and are very nice also.
This is my first bow so all I can compare it to are the bows I tried in archery school. Black wolf definitely feels superior to those. Beautiful design, quiet and
I believe my shooting was much better during first time I've tried it.
This bow is as advertised, light, quiet in the hand, easy to set up, and looks great. No mistake this ones a shooter. Delivery was fast, especially given that I ordered just before Christmas and received on the 27th. It shipped the same day I ordered.
Gord loaned me their trial Black Wolf for a few ends over at Peel Archery Club; the first thing I noticed was the lightness -- its about 2.5 pounds if I recall? Unbelievable! The all carbon construction makes the difference for sure -- its light, smooth with no stacking and feels great even with its smaller tip to tip length. We didn't break out the chronograph but the arrows sure seemed to fly fast so I'd be interested to get some actual measurements!
As a trad shooter accustomed to both English longbow and hunting style recurve, I immediately felt an attraction to the item -- this is a nice and well made piece of equipment. The grip wasn't perfect for my hand but this wasn't a custom made bow and perhaps W&W have options for the grip, and you can't fault a bow for personal preference. All in all, if I switch to an ILF system or want another recurve (who doesn't?) this is top of my hunger list now! I've always found the trad bows leaned away from ILF but this surely makes a nice bridge - a nice riser, gorgeous limbs, and the whole ILF ecosystem available.
One risk -- are the full bushing sets available, or is this riser limited to no sight mounts like the trial bow? It did feature stabalizer/utility bushing as expected. Surely Canada Archery can let us know.
As always, a nod to the very fine gents at Canada Archery Online, and thanks for the loaner. Good times!
Bow sizing based on archer's height for Olympic Recurve
Olympic Recurve bows typically range in overall size from 66" to 70". Below is a rough guideline for new archers getting started in the sport.
- 5'5" or shorter = 66" bow
- 5'6" to 5'9" = 68" bow
- 5'10" or taller = 70" bow
The Height of a modern Olympic Recurve bow is dictated by a combination of the riser size and the limb size. Combining long limbs with two different size risers will result in two different size bows. The typical Olympic riser size is either 23, 25" and 27".
Bow sizing based on archer's Draw Length for Traditional Takedown
Please note, traditional recurve draw length is typically shorter than compound. If transitioning always scale down at least half an inch for draw length.
- 5'5" or shorter = 60" - 62" bow
- 5'6" to 5'9" = 62" - 66" bow
- 5'10" or taller = 66" - 68" plus, bow
These are rough guidelines for new archers so they get the most out of their new traditional equipment. For some takedown bows limb length is not a choice. After some experience you may find you like longer or shorter limbs.
The Height of traditional takedown bows will often be dictated by a combination of the riser size and the limb size. A 58" bow for example can be made up of any combination of limb and riser size that creates an overall length of 58".
Traditional Takedown bows can come in sizes anywhere from 52" all the way up to 70". Bows that are longer in length are typically used in tournament situations while bows shorter in total length are used for hunting.
Age and Experience guideline
- 14 years old or younger = poundage should be the as their age. Example 12 years old should be shooting 12# bow.
- 18 to 14 years old = 16# to 20# depending on body build and height
- Adult: Beginner = under 20#, Intermediate 22# to 28#, Advanced with experience = 30# and up.
All special orders are treated with priority. Outside of larger items such as bows, many special order items are on a consistent stocking basis. General turn around due to pandemic backorders is at least 8 weeks depending on manufacturer lead times.
Some bows such as custom target bows and top shelf traditional recurve bows are on a made to order basis directly from the manufacturer.
Some left handed products such as high end target equipment can also experience unforseen delays due to manufacturer batch production.
We make every effort to meet the deadlines set above. Sometimes due to issues out of our control we are unable to accomplish this. We will make every effort to remedy the situation if that is the case.