Government of New Brunswick

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
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