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Old 02-01-2009, 11:19 AM
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A friend wanted me to ask if it is legal to use a crossbow for bowfishing in Illinois.
I personally have never bow fished and I've definitely not heard of anyone using a crossbow.....but he has a young daughter that would like to try it.
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Old 02-01-2009, 05:11 PM
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they do make an attachment for a crossbow my roommate showed me it about a month back but he is on so many dam forums that he cant remember what site it was on..but there is something out there for it...it looks pretty sweet!! ill have him do some looking to see if he can find it
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Old 02-04-2009, 05:55 AM
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found it for you here is the site http://www.amsbowfishing.com/product_info.php?cPath=22&products_id=241
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Old 02-04-2009, 06:17 AM
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Fire,
Yes, you can bowfish with a crossbow in IL.
If you hunt around on the link that Blackice put up you'll see AMS also sells bowfishing crossbow bolts.

How small is his daughter? A 20 lbcompoundbow can be used for carp. (I've had my bow turned down as low as 28 pounds for carp in shallow water)


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