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Bowhunter Ed Course Available for SoDak Hunters

A new online bowhunter education course is designed to help South Dakota bowhunters improve their skills and stay safe in the woods. Bowhunter Ed, an official course of the National Bowhunter Education Foundation, teaches safe in-the-field practices, bow shooting basics, different methods of bowhunting, and shot placement and recovery techniques. By completing this Bowhunter...

Top Youth Hunter Safety Instructor Honored For Contributions

Bruce Antognoni of White Springs has been named the 2012 “Volunteer Hunter Safety Instructor of the Year” by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The award is given annually to the volunteer who significantly advances the cause of safe hunting through extraordinary service in training and education. Antognoni was presented the award during the...

Six Videos Help Teach ATV Safety

Students seeking their ATV license by studying at offroad-ed.com will now benefit from six new videos that feature need-to-know information about how to stay safe. “Families across the country are taking up riding off-road vehicles as a way to get outdoors,” said Kurt Kalkomey, president of Kalkomey Enterprises. “Our new safety videos at offroad-ed.com make...

Portable pop-up ground blinds are great ways to hunt without climbing trees, can be moved easily, and can be spruced up with native vegetation or limbs. (Photo: Ameristep)

Ground Blinds Great For Deer Hunting

The most popular method of hunting white-tailed deer is from an elevated stand, but there is an alternative for those who don’t wish to climb a treestand. By Frank Allen, Alabama DCNR Several methods of deer hunting do not require leaving the ground. The easiest and most economical choice is hunting from the ground....

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River’s Edge Issues Recall To Repair Stands

Rivers Edge Treestands, Inc. announces a recall that includes Big Foot, Lite Foot and Baby Big Foot “hang-on” treestands. The recall pertains specifically to 14,000 units produced in 2012 that do not meet manufacturer specifications and therefore present a serious safety risk. It has been determined the strap hook assembly on some of these...

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Arizona Seeking Hunter Ed Volunteers

Arizona Game and Fish Department is looking for knowledgeable individuals to serve as a Volunteer Hunter Education Instructor and teach hunter education courses. Interested volunteers may sign up now for a free training program for future hunter education instructors. The two-day Volunteer Hunter Education Instructor program will be held from 8 a.m. to 5...