Posts Categorized: Hunting

New Virginia Turkey Hunters: Take Your Hunter Safety Course Now.

Hunter Ed Course now offers the new Virginia Full Online hunter education with no field day requirement. A new hunter has time now to become hunter education certified before Virginia turkey hunting season starts on April 12, 2014.

The new Virginia Full Online Hunter Education course makes gaining hunter education certification a much easier process since you can take your hunter safety course when and where you want if there is an Internet connection.

Now is the Time for a Hunters Safety Course for Texas Turkey Hunting

What better way to start your new hunter on their first hunt than with a Texas Turkey hunt. But, the new hunter needs to be ready for that first day in the field with their Texas hunter education card.

The 2014 Texas turkey season starts as early as March 15 in the south zone, but really gets underway on March 29 in the North Zone, then on April 15 for the Eastern Turkey in 28 counties.

Prepare now with a Hunters Safety Course for Spring Turkey Hunting

Turkey hunting is an ideal way to start a new hunter in the sport of hunting. To hunt safely and legally, the new turkey hunter will need hunter education as required by every state’s fish and game agency.

Now is the time to gain hunter education certification so the new turkey hunter is ready for opening day to call in that big gobbler.

A Hunter Safety Course for Cold Weather

The winter of 2014 has challenged hunters with gaining new skills for how to hunt in such cold weather. Every state in the country from as far south as Texas and Alabama to as far north as Michigan have had record cold which requires special hunter safety training to have a successful cold weather hunt. Here are five tips for a safe cold weather hunt.

Wild Hogs — Great for a First Hunter or Seasoned Woodsman

By Dave Dolbee
Hogs are quickly becoming a top game animal for hunters, and why wouldn’t they? Hogs are cheap to hunt, very prolific and extremely destructive to the local habitat. A single sow can have 15 to 20 piglets in a litter and up to three litters per year. Even if we went with lower numbers, a sow can easily produce 30-plus piglets a year with a 50 percent survivability to maturity. Conservatively, that would mean a 15-fold increase per sow, per year. That equates to exponential growth and destruction.