Ethical Hunter

Hunt, Fish, Eat Program Teaches Deer Hunting For Food

Registration is open for a DNR program that will teach participants how to hunt whitetail deer in Indiana.

Hunt, Fish, Eat takes place at the Monroe County Fairgrounds and is free. The four-session course starts Sept. 20, offering hands-on learning in a safe environment.

Hunt, Fish, Eat is an opportunity for people ages 18 and older to improve their self-reliance skills and to learn to harvest a delicious source of fresh, local meat.

Curriculum will focus on laws and regulations, firearms and safety, locating a hunting spot, tracking and field dressing your harvest, and handling and preparing your venison for the table.

Each session will include an opportunity to sample venison recipes from instructors, as well as examine a variety of hunting gear and resources.

Participants should attend all sessions.

The sessions are:
1) Sept. 20: 7-9:30 p.m.
2) Sept. 27: 7-9:30 p.m
3) Sept. 29: 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. (Includes two hours of round-trip travel to Atterbury shooting range.)
4) Oct. 4: 7-9:30 p.m.

Participants should register at

Participants should register for the first session (9/20/2012) only, but plan on attending all four sessions.

Michelle Cain, DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife, (317) 234-8240.