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I know that it is illegal to have any type of electronic device on your bow, does that mean mounting a camera to your bow to video a hunt is illegal?

I was just reading the regulations and understand that using any electronic device attached to your rifle or bow is illegal and this also includes the lumenocks for your arrow. I also was wondering now that it is getting more and more popular to video your hunts and with many trying to do this on their own, if it was illegal to attach a video camera to your rifle or bow to video your own hunt as it is an electronic device.

Answer

To Whom It May Concern:

As the rule is written it is unlawful to archery hunt:

With any electronic or tritium-powered device attached to, or incorporated into, an arrow, bolt, crossbow, or bow (except nonmagnifying scopes containing battery powered or tritium lighted reticles may be used by disabled archery permit holders).

This rule also applies to any other hunt for big game animals regardless of weapon.  The rule does not define electronic devices so it applies to all electronic devices, including still photo and video camera, except those mentioned in the rule above.