From New Hampshire Fish and Game Department
-- New Hampshire residents can get primed for the fall hunting seasons at two free evening talks by hunting experts and staff of the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department. The popular Game Gab sessions are from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department, 11 Hazen Drive, in Concord, N.H.
Pre-registration is not required.
September 29 - Hunting the Whitetail Deer in New England
Hunters can learn how to increase the odds of success hunting deer in the woods of New Hampshire. This session features Dean Vanier of NorthWoods Common Scents, who has more than 35 years experience pursuing whitetails in the New England woodlands. Born and raised in Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, Vanier's extensive hunting and trapping experience give him a unique perspective on calling and scent hunting whitetails. The seminar begins with scouting tips and info on what to look for in the deer woods. Those attending can also learn about the whitetail's most effective defense mechanism. Vanier's surefire strategy is to fool the whitetail's ears, eyes and nose. During the session, Vanier will break down each of the three phases of the deer rut and explain how the rut's progression dictates which calls and what types of scent to use
October 6 - Fall turkey hunting tactics
Those attending can learn all about hunting wild turkeys during fall with registered New Hampshire Hunting Guide Dave Smith. Smith has a wealth of experience with the second season for turkeys. An accomplished turkey caller, Smith spends countless hours in the woods chasing various quarry, but his love for eastern wild turkey hunting tops his list.
Find more information on hunting in New Hampshire and purchase hunting licenses and permits online at http://www.HuntNH.com.