Government of New Brunswick
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  • Overview

    All bow hunters in New Brunswick are required to have successfully completed a recognized Bow Hunter Education Course or show proof of an archery hunting licence.

    Eligibility

    Must be at least 11 years of age

    Description

    The New Brunswick Bow Hunter Education Association (NBBEA) teaches the course on behalf of this department.

    If you are an experienced bow hunter who does not have a course – Call your District office for more information.

    Approximately eight hours of classroom and field activities.

    Topics are:
    • History of modern bow hunting
    • Your responsibilities as a bow hunter
    • Preparing to hunt with a bow
    • Bow hunting equipment and how it works
    • Hunting with a bow
    • Bow hunting emergencies and first aid
    • Tree stand safety


    Courses are usually given Saturday or Sunday in the spring and fall.

    Firearms Safety/Hunter Education is no longer required by persons wishing to hunt ONLY WITH A BOW.

    For course schedules and registration information please contact your closest DNR Ranger Office.

    Fees

    Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

    Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
    YYYY-MM-DD
    Bow Hunter Education2012-02-22
      Course Fee (11 - 16 years)40.002013-06-11
      Course Fee (17 years and older)65.002012-02-21
      Challenge (18 years and older)40.002012-02-21
    Manuals2008-01-10
      Atlantic Provinces Hunter Education Student Manual10.002012-02-21
      Bow Hunter Education Manual10.002012-02-21
    Contact Email Location
    Fredericton
    DNR Regional and District offices
    South Tetagouche
    South Tetagouche
    Campbellton
    Skiff Lake
    Chipman
    Dieppe
    Doaktown
    Edmundston
    Edmundston
    Florenceville-Bristol
    Fredericton
    Fredericton
    Hampton
    Miramichi
    Miramichi
    Plaster Rock
    Richibucto
    Saint-Quentin
    St George
    Sussex
    Tracadie-Sheila
    Welsford