About the Study Guide

You are looking at the Massachusetts Hunter’s Ed Study Guide. At the present time, you cannot obtain hunter education certification from Hunter Ed. However, you can use this Study Guide as a resource to learn more about hunter safety.

Proper bow selection and fit are essential to your accuracy and performance when bowhunting.

Longbow (Stick Bow)
Longbow
  • The "traditional" bow, which has straight limbs that form an arc when strung
  • Used by those interested in traditional shooting with little additional equipment