I have messed around with modern compounds, but I can't bring myself to own another one. The looks, the accessories, the adjustments... all a turn off anymore, and there is no satisfaction to shooting one. I would like a bow, if not for hunting, then just stump shooting and hay bails. Since compounds are out, then it leaves recurves and longbows.
I had a Martin recurve very briefly. 50# at 28" draw. I was never comfortable. With the short draw length, I could never get a comfortable anchor point. Overdrawing, the bow stacked TERRIBLY, so I was probably pulling #60+ for no benefit. I returned it, and haven't had a bow since.
I would really like a long bow set up for me. 30" draw, 40#-50#. Figure $200+ or -, for a well made, traditional long bow.