About the Study Guide

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The equipment you may use depends on the big game being hunted.

  • Bear, Deer, and Elk:
    • Rifles and handguns using centerfire ammunition
    • Shotguns, including muzzleloading shotguns, using ammunition loaded with a single round ball or slug
    • Muzzleloading rifles and handguns that are .36 caliber or larger
    • Longbows, recurve bows, compound bows, and crossbows
  • Turkey:
    • A shotgun with ammunition that is loaded with No. 4 shot or smaller
    • Longbow, recurve bow, compound bow, or crossbow