Illinois DNR approves Sling Shot Bow

Bill Status of HB5788 99th General Assembly Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code. Adds catfish to the list of aquatic life that may be taken by pitchfork, underwater spear gun, bow and arrow or bow and arrow device, including a sling shot bow, spear, or gig. Provides that specified fish shall not be sold or bartered unless authorized by the Department of Natural Resources. Provides that the daily take, harvest limits, or additional species are subject to and set forth in administrative rule. Goes into effect Jan 1, 2017 This is a great step forward to approval for Deer in Illinois


Chief AJ developed the Elite Sling Bow for taking North American

big game and Tony Reaves is doing just that. That includes a big 14-pt buck. Chief AJ, now being 80 years old, has turned over the Elite Sling Bow project to Tony Reaves. For questions or custom orders, call Tony.



(434) 572-7609

Tony Reaves

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