Every aspiring hunter dreams of a perfect first experience, and every mentor longs to create it. But before the perfect scenario can be created, a mentor needs to understand just exactly what kind of temperament his charge may possess. Here’s a look at four types of hunters: Is one of them your pupil?
The National Rifle Association’s award-winning free Hunter Education online course is now available in the State of North Carolina, the latest addition as NRA works to make the course available to hunters in all 50 states.
In our zeal to teach hunter-recruits marksmanship and fieldcraft we must not forget to arm them with the knowledge of everything American hunters have done to conserve our natural resources. A well-armed hunter, after all, is our best advertisement.
Whether we merely drive across the state or plan a lavish safari to parts unknown, hunting affords us the chance to travel mentally and physically. As we actively recruit and reactivate hunters, it’s important to retain our own zeal for the hunt, for when it comes to refreshment there is no substitute for new game and new ground.
The Boone & Crockett Club’s Generation Next Youth Awards, amid the organization’s 31st Big Game Awards, included a remarkable 132 great animals entered. Among the black bears, pronghorns, mountain goats and mule deer were eight typical and eight non-typical whitetails taken in nine different states.