What Are Some Commonly Used Bow Parts and Accessories?

Commonly used bow parts and accessories include arrow rests, sights, stabilizers and release aids, according to Hungry–for–Hunting.com. The website also lists wrist slings, quivers and bowstrings as necessary modern bow accessories.

Arrow rests help archers hold the arrow in place while drawing and releasing the bow, and sights allow archers to shoot with greater accuracy. Stabilizers afford better balance to compound bows, while wrist slings help archers keep a relaxed grip when shooting. Archers that use release aids benefit from a more consistent release. Quivers and bowstrings are necessary accessories that come with most bows, but many archers prefer to swap out the stock options with customized versions.