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Crossbow Hunting

As of April 1, 2014, a new crossbow law is in effect. The DEC is currently working to develop regulations that will implement this new law. Check back here for more details, which will be coming soon.

Although crossbows will be lawful during some parts of the 2014-2015 hunting seasons, crossbows will not be legal during the Spring 2014 Turkey Season.


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