How many times have you heard a young hunter or angler say something like, “I got to go once or twice but we haven’t been again and I don’t know where to go.”
Access, mentoring and being successful are three ways to help kids and novices get into a sport or activity, whether it’s deer hunting, camping, fishing, a traditional sport or something as wildly interesting as bowfishing.
Nebraska’s wildlife agency and good folks volunteering their time are helping spread the news about bowfishing.
The Bowfishing Mentor Program at Ponca State Park in Nebraska is currently open for registration. The course will be taught over four nights, June 4, 11, 18 and 19, from 6-8:30 p.m.
Limited to 25 registrants, students must be 10 years old as of Jan. 1, 2015. Students will learn basic bowfishing skills, including knowledge on archery equipment; how to find, identify, and shoot fish; and cleaning and cooking fish.
The program is sponsored by the Nebraska Big Game Conservation Association and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Program is free and most gear will be provided. Participants should bring insect repellent, sunscreen and polarized sunglasses.
Ponca State Park is located at 88090 State Spur 26E, Ponca, NE 68770. To register, contact Nick Tramp, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maximize Your Deer Season Planning With the 2015 Whitetails Wall Calendar!
From Deer & Deer Hunting magazine, the 2015 Whitetails Wall Calendar features the work of deer researchers Wayne Laroche and Charlie Alsheimer, who reveal the 2015 whitetail rut prediction, based on years of lunar cycle research. Utilize this deer moon phase calendar to find out which days the deer will be seeking and chasing, so you can time the rut for the best time to hunt.
The calendar features amazing whitetail deer photography, capturing deer in all the seasons and providing deer activity charts so you can plan your hunt. It’s not only the most useful calendar you’ll own, but quite possibly the ultimate gift for any deer hunter!
With the 2015 DDH Whitetails Wall Calendar you’ll learn:
- When the seeking, chasing and tending phases of the rut will occur for North & South
- Predicted dates of Major & Minor deer activity in 2015
- Daily 2015 Moon-phase data
- Peak rut activity for the 2015 season
- When to plan your vacation around the 2015 whitetail rut
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