HOLDERNESS, N.H. – There’s still room in the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s upcoming workshop where you can learn all about snowshoe hare hunting. This free workshop is being offered at the Department’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness, NH, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Pre-registration is required.
To register, visit nhfishandgame.com/EventWeb/Event/EventDetails/2592.
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 and a true passion for their sport.
Attendees should bring warm outdoor clothing. 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.