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12 - 15 Year Old Bowhunters Can Hunt Deer and Bear with a Bow. Youth must have completed a course in both Hunter Education and Bowhunter Education. Youth must have a Bowhunting license. 12-13 year old youth must be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian, or a person who is 21 years or older.
Only hunters ages 14 and above are allowed to hunt big game (deer or bear) with a firearm in New York. It it is perfectly legal to take an under-aged hunter along on the hunt -- and in fact, the DEC encourages it.