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Bow and Arrow

When hunting antelope, bighorn sheep, black bear, deer, gray wolf where it has been designated as a trophy game animal, mountain goat, or mountain lion with a bow and arrow, the legal equipment is:

  • Longbow, recurve bow, or compound bow that has a draw weight of not less than 40 pounds and…
  • Arrow with a broadhead or expanding point that is designed to have a minimum cutting width of 1" after impact.

When hunting elk, grizzly bear, or moose with a bow and arrow, the legal equipment is:

  • Longbow, recurve bow, or compound bow that has a draw weight of not less than 50 pounds and…
  • Arrow with a broadhead or expanding point that is designed to have a minimum cutting width of 1" after impact.

Crossbow

When hunting any big game or trophy game animal with a crossbow, the legal equipment is:

  • Crossbow with a peak draw weight of at least 90 pounds and…
  • A bolt that:
    • Is at least 16" in length and…
    • Has a broadhead or expanding point that is designed to have a minimum cutting width of 1" after impact.