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Snowshoe Hare Hunting Workshop January 20 in Holderness

HOLDERNESS, N.H. – Learn about the exciting sport of snowshoe hare hunting at a free workshop being offered at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness, NH. The workshop will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

This year, registration for the workshop will be completed online. To register, visit www.huntnh.com/hunting/owl-brook.html. Under “View Classes at Owl Brook,” select “Learn to Hunt” and select “Snowshoe Hare Hunting Workshop.

This workshop will introduce participants to one of New Hampshire’s finest small-game hunting experiences – hare hunting with beagles. Presenters include Edward Vien, Vice President of the NH Beagle Club and Volunteer Hunter Education instructor, and John Fletcher, President of the NH Beagle Club. Also presenting are Volunteer Hunter Education instructors Adam Gauthier, Larry Williams, and Thomas Williams.

The workshop will cover topics such as snowshoe hares and where to find them, equipment needs, dog care and training, safety considerations, resources about hare and rabbit hunting, and clubs in New Hampshire that focus on dogs and hare hunting. The instructors have many years of experience, a true passion for their sport, and are happy to answer participant questions.

Attendees should bring warm outdoor clothing and be prepared for some outdoor class time. The first portion of the workshop takes place inside the classroom, and then the class moves outside, where the dogs will show their stuff!

Please note that this workshop does not include lunch.

For more information on Fish and Game’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center, visit www.huntnh.com/hunting/owl-brook.html.

The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of the state’s fish, wildlife and marine resources and their habitats. Visit www.huntnh.com.