Q: I am on probation am I able to bow hunt for deer?
It depends on the terms of your probation and your particular case. For example, if the crime for which you are on probation involves hunting wildlife on federal lands then probation may include the condition that prohibits hunting including by bow. However, if you are generally asking whether bow hunting is prohibited by the "standard" terms of federal probation, unless it is specifically prohibited, then it does not appear to be an issue because it is doubtful that bow hunting would be considered a firearm. To be better able to answer your question, an attorney would have to review in detail your terms of probation.
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