CONCORD, N.H. — Get an introduction to waterfowl hunting at a free seminar being offered by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department on Saturday, August 11, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon at the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center on Perch Pond Road in Holderness. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. To sign up for the workshop, call 603-536-3954.
The seminar is designed for beginning waterfowl hunters or hunters interested in trying waterfowl hunting for the first time. Pete Lester, a successful New Hampshire waterfowl hunter for over 33 years and the New Hampshire Field Editor for Waterfowler.com, will conduct the seminar. Lester will walk the novice hunter through many facets unique to waterfowl hunting, covering what every new waterfowl hunter needs to know and equipment he or she should have to be safe and successful.
The workshop also will cover where to look for ducks and geese, hunting methods, decoys and calling, firearms and ammunition selection, specialty clothing, watercraft, water safety, cleaning and cooking birds and where to find additional information.
For a calendar of activities at Fish and Game's Owl Brook Hunter Education Center, directions to the center, or information on becoming a volunteer at the center, visit http://www.huntnh.com/Hunting/hunter_ed_center.htm.
Activities at Owl Brook Hunter Education Center are funded by the federal Wildlife Restoration Program, now celebrating its 75th year, a user-pay, user-benefit program.
For more information on hunting in New Hampshire and online hunting license sales, visit http://www.huntnh.com.