Is it legal to hunt with a longbow?

Disabled hunters who, in addition to a turkey permit, possess a disability draw-lock permit as authorized under KAR 115-18-7, may hunt with bows that have a draw-lock device attached. … Non-broadhead arrows may be possessed while hunting but may not be used to take wild turkeys.

Can you hunt with longbow?

If you’re looking for a real challenge, try deer hunting with a longbow — where 20 yards is a long shot. It’ll push your woodsmanship to the limits and make you a better hunter. A stick and a string — the only things standing between a traditional archery hunter and harvesting a whitetail.

A bow is considered legal if it is at least 28 inches in total length. … In another example, an arrow is defined as a projectile at least 20 inches in overall length. An arrow must weigh no less than 300 grains with the broadhead attached. Crossbows are not a legal weapon during the archery equipment only season.

Can you hunt with an English longbow?

Re: Hunting and shooting with the English longbow

The Elb is a very stable and forgiving shooter, and the fact that you can’t hunt them in thick cover on the ground is quite an overblown perception.

How far can you shoot a deer with a longbow?

How Far Can a Bow Shoot? | Ranges by Draw Weight (With Chart)

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Bow Type Draw Weight Maximum Range
Longbow 30 lbs 150 – 200 yards
35 lbs 240 – 260 yards
40 lbs 250 – 300 yards
Recurve bow 30 lbs 200 – 220 yards

Can you carry a crossbow in your car?

It is unlawful to transport a crossbow on or within any vehicle while the crossbow is in the cocked position. Deer may be hunted with crossbows provided hunter orange is displayed when it is also lawful to hunt deer with a gun.

How accurate was the English longbow?

Accuracy. For its day the longbow possessed both long range and accuracy, though seldom both at once. Scholars estimate the longbow’s range at between 180 to 270 yards. It is unlikely however, that accuracy could be ensured beyond 75-80 yards.

What’s the difference between longbow and Shortbow?

Longbows are “long bows,” that are shaped like a D while not drawn/string not pulled, and provides better accuracy and velocity than shortbows. Shortbows are “short bows,” that are also shaped like a D while not drawn, but are smaller (hence the name) and I think you can shoot faster.

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