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Hunting: Crossbow rules may be a help

Thursday, January 30, 2014
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I was both surprised and happy when I heard Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s 8,737-word executive budget speech included several surprises for outdoorsmen and women. The biggest surprise was authorizing the state Department of Environmental Conservation to develop regulations for crossbow hunting in the state. I believe DEC has said it was in favor of crossbow hunting, but will it benefit just the physically challenged and seniors or will it be for all New York hunters in all hunting seasons? Hopefully, the latter....

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