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Current status: Legal

Regulations: French Education program is mandatory

General information:

Legalised in 1995 following a long period during bowhunting was not regulated. Hunters have to attend an obligatory formation on Bowhunting before practise . 11.000 bowhunters have attended this formation since 1995 . In 2007 the active hunters who choose the bow and arrow as their hunting method counted 5000! All game animals can be hunted with bow and arrow.

All bows (traditional or compound) are allowed since 1995. The release aid (trigger) is allowed since 2003 . The obligatory formation of bowhunters is organised in a partnership by the National Federation of Hunters (FNC) and the French Federation of Bowhunters. FFCA "



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