New York's Grassroots Archery and Hunting Organization comprised and financed solely by Sportsmen and Women, including Bowhunters, former Bowhunters, State and Local Sportsmen Organizations, County Sportsmen Federations, New York Archery and Sporting Equipment Retailers
Together we WILL succeed!

Northern Zone Archery Season Begins September 27th
Southern Zone Archery Season Begins October 1st

Are you Satisfied

Being denied the ability to use your crossbow until the last 10 Days of Northern Zone and 14 days of Southern Zone Archery Seasons?

Having to purchase a Muzzleloader Privilege instead of a Bow Privilege to use your Crossbow?
With the 200 lb draw weight restriction that eliminates many recurve crossbows?


With the minimum width restriction that eliminates the new reverse limb crossbow from Horton because the widest point is not at the tip of the limbs?


Do You Believe


A Crossbow is another form of a Bow and should be classified as Archery Equipment, as it is in the majority of other states?


A Crossbow should be legal for all game, during all seasons, and in any location where Archery equipment is permitted?


A Crossbow should be permitted during the Youth Deer Hunt over the Columbus Day Weekend?


A Crossbow should be legal for Bowfishing?


A Crossbow should be legal in ALL Archery Only Areas?

New York Crossbow Coalition
Is NOT Satisfied Either!

Congratulations to
Roger Shaw of Clay NY
Jim Carnahan of Burdett NY.
They are the winners of the 2 Crossbow Raffle. Roger chose the Mission Sniper Lite and Jim won the Killer Instinct KI350.

Thanks to everyone who entered!

2 Crossbow Raffle
2 Crossbows - 2 Winners

Mission Sniper Lite Package
Hawke 1X32 Illuminated Scope
3 Arrows, Quiver, Cocking Rope
& Soft Case
310 fps
150 lbs Draw Weight
14” Power Stroke
6 lbs Actual Weight

Killer Instinct KI350 Package
 Pro-Grade Illuminated Scope
3 Arrows, Quiver, Cocking Rope
& Soft Case
350 fps
165 lbs Draw Weight
14” Power Stroke
6.2 lbs Actual Weight

Drawing October 4, 2015

Assemblywoman Gunther And Senator Gallivan introduce
  A8021 & S5817 

Legislation has been introduced in both chambers which would move the crossbow from the Muzzleloader Privilege to the Bow Privilege, eliminate the 200 lb draw weight restriction, allow youth to use a crossbow during the Columbus Day Weekend youth Hunt and allow crossbows to be used for bowfishing.

Who Are My Legislators?

Not sure who your Assemblymember or Senator are?

Follow these links, insert your 911 physical address to find out and get their contact information.

Assembly Member Search by Address

Senator Search by Address

Hint: If you have an address that includes a State or County Route Number, try substituting Hwy for Route.
Example: instead of 1234 State Route 234, try 1234 Hwy 234






Do you have questions about crossbows?
The beginners Book to Crossbows
From Crossbow Magazine