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.

Arrowhead types

Bullet Point: Steel point used for target shooting and small game hunting.

Blunt Point: Used for small game hunting and some types of target shooting; made of steel, hard rubber, or plastic.

Field Point: Steel point used for target shooting and small game hunting.

JUDO® Point: Designed with spring arms attached to catch in grass and leaves, preventing arrow loss; used for “stump” shooting and small game hunting.

Fish Point: Long, barbed or spring-loaded arrowhead that spears fish and secures them until landed with an attached line.