ME Team Learn to Hunt: Whitetail Deer Hunting - Sessions
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August 17
Starting at 9am
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Sportsman Alliance of Maine - Outdoor Center
Augusta, ME

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event_title: ME Team Learn to Hunt: Whitetail Deer Hunting - Sessions

event_time_zone: America/New_York

event_start: August 17, 2024 09:00

event_duration: 420

event_end: August 17, 2024 16:00

event_address: 2273 N Belfast Ave, Augusta, ME 04330, United States

event_description: Maine BHA Chapter Leaders, Rob Bryan Rob, John Simoneau, and Brian Roach are leading two Learn to Hunt: Whitetail Deer sessions through the MDIFW on August 17th at the Sportsman Alliance of Maine Outdoor Center in Augusta. These sessions are to help hunters hone their skills and have some hands-on experience if they completed their hunters safety course online.  The courses are currently full but a waiting list has been established. If you are interested in participating please sign up for the waiting list.Session 1 August 17, 9am-12pmDeer hunting is a rewarding way to spend time in the woods while matching your skills with one of Maine’s most sought after big-game species and procuring heathy meat for the table. This workshop will be a combination of hands-on demonstration and field practice led by experienced hunters.Session 1 Topics include:-deer food and habitats-scouting and finding a spot to huntdeer hunting techniques-how to choose a firearm or bow-other equipment youll need-effective stand location and setup-basic game care-hunting regulations.Participants will be able to handle different rifles, bows, and crossbows used for deer hunting and learn in the field. There will be no firing of the weapons.Sign up for the waiting list HERE. Session 2 August 17, 1pm-4pmWhen you are lucky enough to harvest your first deer, you’ll need the skills and confidence to track and field-dress your deer, and to know what to do next to ensure that your hard work results in high-quality meat for your table.Topics covered in this session:-safe and ethical shot placement with 3-D targets in the field-how to “read the shot”-when to start tracking-tracking with and without blood-proper tagging requirements-field dressing-getting your deer out of the woods-skinning-basic butcheringSign up for the Session 2 waiting list HERE.  

ME Team Learn to Hunt: Whitetail Deer Hunting - Sessions

thumbnail.jpgMaine BHA Chapter Leaders, Rob Bryan Rob, John Simoneau, and Brian Roach are leading two Learn to Hunt: Whitetail Deer sessions through the MDIFW on August 17th at the Sportsman Alliance of Maine Outdoor Center in Augusta. These sessions are to help hunters hone their skills and have some hands-on experience if they completed their hunter's safety course online.  The courses are currently full but a waiting list has been established. If you are interested in participating please sign up for the waiting list.

Session 1 August 17, 9am-12pm

Deer hunting is a rewarding way to spend time in the woods while matching your skills with one of Maine’s most sought after big-game species and procuring heathy meat for the table. This workshop will be a combination of hands-on demonstration and field practice led by experienced hunters.

Session 1 Topics include:

-deer food and habitats

-scouting and finding a spot to hunt

deer hunting techniques

-how to choose a firearm or bow

-other equipment you'll need

-effective stand location and setup

-basic game care

-hunting regulations.

Participants will be able to handle different rifles, bows, and crossbows used for deer hunting and learn in the field. There will be no firing of the weapons.

Sign up for the waiting list HERE.

 

Session 2 August 17, 1pm-4pm

When you are lucky enough to harvest your first deer, you’ll need the skills and confidence to track and field-dress your deer, and to know what to do next to ensure that your hard work results in high-quality meat for your table.

Topics covered in this session:

-safe and ethical shot placement with 3-D targets in the field

-how to “read the shot”

-when to start tracking

-tracking with and without blood

-proper tagging requirements

-field dressing

-getting your deer out of the woods

-skinning

-basic butchering

Sign up for the Session 2 waiting list HERE.

 

 

WHEN
August 17, 2024 at 9:00am - 4pm
WHERE
Sportsman Alliance of Maine - Outdoor Center
2273 N Belfast Ave
Augusta, ME 04330
United States
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