Indiana

State: 
IN 40° 16' 1.884" N, 86° 8' 5.64" W
Phone: 
317-232-4200

Crossbows legal in entire archery season beginning December 31, 2011.  Crossbows must have a minimum draw weight of 125-pounds and a mechanical safety.

Illinois

State: 
IL 40° 11' 44.376" N, 89° 34' 57.072" W
Phone: 
217-782-6384

Hunters 62 years of age and older are now permitted to use a crossbow without a special permit. Hunters using a crossbow will need an archery deer permit and proof of age in the form of an official ID.  Crossbows used in hunting as authorized by a permit issued under this section shall meet all of the following specifications:

Idaho

State: 
ID 43° 28' 36.624" N, 114° 12' 10.368" W
Phone: 
208-334-3700

During an any-weapon hunting season you can hunt with a crossbow without any other permit besides your hunting license and proper tag. Crossbows also legal for handicapped persons by permit-to hunt with a crossbow during an archery season, you must also have a valid archery permit as well as a hunting license and a proper tag.

Hawaii

State: 
HI 19° 53' 48.372" N, 155° 34' 58.008" W
Phone: 
808-587-0400

Crossbows are legal by special disabled permit only.

Georgia

State: 
GA 32° 33' 55.188" N, 83° 20' 32.244" W
Phone: 
770-918-6416

Crossbows legal in all seasons starting 2003.

Florida

State: 
FL 27° 39' 53.388" N, 81° 30' 56.7" W
Phone: 
850-488-3831

August 30, 2010.  Effective July 2011, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission passed a new rule which will extend   zonal crossbow seasons by a month.  The new rule adds 30 days to each crossbow season in zones A, B, and C, and adds 33 days in zone D, thereby coinciding with the archery season on private land only.

Delaware

State: 
DE 38° 48' 50.508" N, 75° 29' 52.98" W
Phone: 
302-739-9911

Crossbows legal during all deer seasons. Crossbows may be equipped with a scope. It is unlawful to transport a crossbow on or within any vehicle while the crossbow is in the cocked position. Deer may be hunted with crossbows provided hunter orange is displayed when it is also lawful to hunt deer with a gun.

Connecticut

State: 
CT 41° 36' 11.592" N, 73° 5' 15.9" W
Phone: 
860-424-3011

2013 Crossbows allowed in archery season. Check with state for detailed licensing requirements.

Colorado

State: 
CO 39° 15' 58.608" N, 105° 36' 2.124" W
Phone: 
303-297-1192

Crossbows legal for all hunters during gun seasons and for handicapped hunters during archery season.
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