Participants also will learn about grouse behavior, hunting safety issues, hunting with or without dogs, gaining permission to hunt/landowner relations, clothing choices, shotgun and ammunition options, creature comforts for an enjoyable hunt and recipes for grouse.
The session will be led by grouse hunting enthusiasts/Hunter Education instructors Sean Williamson and Dan Keleher. In addition, Andrew Weik, the Northeast biologist for the Ruffed Grouse Society, will give a presentation on ruffed grouse and woodcock and their habitat needs.
Grouse hunting season in New Hampshire opens Oct. 1 and runs through Dec. 31, with a daily bag limit of four birds.
Woodcock season opens Oct.1 and runs through Nov. 14. To learn more about small game hunting in New Hampshire, visit huntnh.com/Hunting/Hunt_species/hunt_small_game.htm.
For more information about the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center, and directions to the center, visit huntnh.com/Hunting/hunter_ed_center.htm.
Educational activities at Fish and Game’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center are funded by the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Program, supported by your purchase of firearms, ammunition, and archery equipment.