Hot New Hunting Arrows For 2022 [First Look]

Can hunting arrows get faster and more accurate, complete with retro looks and high-tech construction? They can if they are among the Class of 2022.

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Easton 6mm Sonic 6.0 Carbon Arrows

One of the best new hunting arrows for 2022, the nicely affordable 6mm Sonic 6.0 is built in the USA using Easton’s seamless Acu-Carbon process designed to deliver weight and spine consistency. In addition, the lighter overall mass weight provides for a wider range of arrow build options, from lightweight speed setups to high-FOC heavyweights. You also get Easton’s new helical fletching using the unique 2-inch Bully vane, an Easton exclusive made by Bohning to deliver the utmost in broadhead accuracy. Conveniently, bare shafts are also available. Six available spines (250, 300, 340, 400, 500, and 600) provide an option for virtually every bowhunter. MSRP: $79.99/6 pack.

Carbon Express Maxima Sable RZ

More speed. Deadly accuracy. Those and more were the goals of the new Maxima Sable RZ, a lightweight, standard-size (.244 inner dia.) hunting arrow that features CX’s exclusive TriSpine technology. For example, arrows with this proven construction have a center section that is

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weaker, while the ends remain stiff, to contain arrow oscillation. Moreover, the 100-percent carbon Maxima Sable RZ offers an exceptional strength-to-weight ratio. As a bonus, testing has shown a 10-plus-percent increase in accuracy as compared to similar arrow models of the past. Fletched arrows feature 2-inch Quadel vanes in black and gray. MSRP: $89.99/6-pack fletched arrows, $164.99/doz. shafts.

Easton 5MM FMJ Autumn Orange

Are you a bowhunter of a certain age? Someone drawn to all things retro? If so, you’ll like this fresh new take on an old favorite that is helping to celebrate Easton’s 100 years in archery. Most importantly, this arrow features Easton-exclusive FMJ arrow technology finished with the classic Easton Autumn Orange anodize. As a result, this limited edition arrow gives archers a modern arrow with throwback nostalgia. That is to say, they’re a lookalike to the legendary Autumn Orange XX75 arrows that were the first hunting arrows for many of us. Limited Edition 5mm FMJ Autumn Orange arrows come pre-installed with Easton 5MM (X) Nocks and include 5MM aluminum HIT Inserts are included. Brass HIT and 8-32 half-outs are available separately. MSRP: $179.04/doz. shafts

Gold Tip Force F.O.C.

Many bowhunters are looking for a high Front of Center arrow to deliver increased long-range accuracy and deeper penetration. And while many of you are achieving those results with heavier after-market inserts and/or heavier heads, Gold Tip’s new Force F.O.C.  arrow will deliver right out of the box, without sacrificing speed. Conveniently, arrows ship with both aluminum and brass inserts so archers can customize arrow weight. Force F.O.C. arrows are available in 2-inch and 2.75-inch four fletched vanes. MSRP: $99.99/6, $184.99/doz.

Victory VAP

One of the arrows responsible for the “micro-diameter revolution,” hard-hitting VAP .166 micro-diameter arrows are constructed of high-modulus carbon fiber for maximum speed, penetration and durability. In addition, they’ll prevent wind deflection on long-distance shots. Spine aligned by the dozen and weight matched to ±0.5 grains, VAP arrows are available in Elite, Gamer and Sport models. You’ll find straightness tolerances of ±.001, ±.003 and ±.006 inches, respectively. Conveniently, they’re available in 250-500 spines and now come standard with a 50-grain Shok TL broadhead adapter. In addition, optional stainless steel upgrades are available for maximum FOC when you need it most. MSRP: $195/doz. shafts (VAP 166 Elite V1) 

Easton Vector

Ready to get your youngster started right? If so, the affordable new Vector is a 4mm 100-percent carbon-fiber arrow engineered with the same processes used for advanced tournament arrows. Consequently, this means the Vector is ideal for archers just starting out. In addition, Vector arrows come pre-cut to length and ready to shoot with factory-fletched 2-inch feathers and preinstalled nocks. MSRP: $32.52/6-pack.


Can hunting arrows get faster and more accurate, complete with retro looks and high-tech construction? They can if they are among the Class of 2022.

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