Ask a CO: Am I permitted to maintain an arrow in my quiver for small sport throughout bows-only deer season?



Q: Am I permitted to maintain arrows in my quiver with a small-game level throughout bows-only deer season? Occasionally I see rabbits whereas bowhunting, however I don’t need to waste a broadhead on small sport.

Howard Margolian, Stittsville

A: Yes, an archery hunter could have arrows with small-game factors whereas bowhunting for deer throughout a bows-only season for deer. The hunter might do the identical whereas bowhunting for moose throughout a bows-only moose season. There is not any restriction on the kind of arrowhead which may be carried, however solely arrows at the very least 600 millimetres lengthy with heads at the very least 22 millimetres at its widest level and with two sharp reducing edges could also be used to hunt huge sport or wild turkey.

ANSWER BY: David Critchlow, Provincial Enforcement Specialist, MNRF

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