So I would be against their inclusion in archery only seasons, except for use by hunters with a disability.“Bow” means any long bow, recurve bow or compound bow that is hand held and hand drawn, with no mechanical device built into it or attached to it that will enable the archer to lock the bow at a full or partial draw. All draw locking and draw holding devices are prohibited. Hand held release devices are permitted.
Not true. Here is the application with details: (free)Also, I've spoken to some people involved in the NJ permit "process " and was told that as long as you " can " pull a regular bow back you will be denied. They don't care that you might be able to pull it a few times "OK " , but drawing it enough times to be proficient causes real pain.So I was told that I would be wasting my time going through their testing procedure. Which is quite extensive.
Boy NY State is off the wall. What the heck is a " breath tube "This permit allows qualified people to hunt big or small game with a crossbow that has been specifically modified with a device that only allows it to be discharged (fired) by means of a breath tube. This permit does not allow the use of an unmodified crossbow.