As of January 1, 2020, any person may use a crossbow during any season when the use of bow and arrow is permitted.
- Includes archery deer, archery turkey and archery moose seasons.
- Can be used during the entire archery deer season, including December archery.
Bowhunter education is required of all first-time archery deer license buyers, regardless of age.The bowhunter education course is also required to hunt moose or turkey with a bow or crossbow.
Good to Know
- Only uncocked crossbows may be transported in motor vehicles.
- Be sure to review crossbow safety even if you have taken bowhunter education.