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Bowhunting timeline

BOW HUNTING TIME LINE EUROPE AND WORLD WIDE

 

1936 Wisconsin opens the fist US bowhunting season

 

1945 Yugoslavian republic Serbia regulates hunting with bow and arrow.

 

1967 Denmark issues personal permits to bowhunters

 

1986 Portugal legalizes hunting with bow and arrow

 

1989 Zimbabwe made it possible to hunt with bow and arrow on special permit

 

1992 Lithuania legalises all hunting with bow and arrow

 

1993 Finland formalises a long period of unregulated bowhunting

 

1993 Hungary legalises all hunting with bow and arrow.

 

1995 France regulates hunting with bow and arrow

 

1995 Botswana legalises bowhunting for plains game

 

1997 Spain makes hunting with bow and arrow possible

 

1998 Namibia legalises bowhunting for plains game

 

1999 Zimbabwe changes the regulation for bowhunting

 

1999 Denmark regulates bowhunting for roedeer and lesser game

 

2001 Finland changes the regulation so roedeer and beaver can be

         hunted with bow and arrow

 

2003 France restructures the regulations for bowhunting allowing shorter

         bows and release aid.

 

2005 Tanzania legalises hunting with bow and arrow

 

2005 Denmark makes the formal change in the law to legalise Bowhunting

 

2006 Aland legalises hunting with bow

 

2007 South Africa makes new regulation for hunting with bow and arrow

 

 

2008 France eases regulations for foreign bowhunters as well as young bowhunters

 

2009 January, Bulgaria legalizes all hunting with bow and arrow

 

2009 April, Slovakia legalizes Bowhunting in enclosures

 

2011 France changes regulations, allow expandable hunting points remove minimum

         length on bows and minimum draw force.

 

2012 Greenland regulates hunting on muskoxen

 

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