From the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department
-- Women interested in learning to hunt wild turkeys must register by March 24 for the Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman turkey hunting workshop April 23–25 at Woodbound Inn in Rindge.
The registration form posted at http://www.nhbow.com. The class is limited to 14 participants, with registration first-come, first-served. The cost of $295 includes instruction, materials, use of equipment, all meals and two nights lodging at the Woodbound Inn & Resort (http://www.woodbound.com) in Rindge in the heart of the Monadnock region.
Participants in the Beyond BOW workshop will learn everything they need to know to turkey hunt of their own—calling, habitat, equipment, shotgun patterning, safety, ethics, cleaning/cooking game and participation in a mock hunt.
Beyond BOW courses expand the offerings of traditional BOW fall and winter workshops. The courses are designed to give women skills to do the outdoor activity on their own. It also gives participants a chance to network with like-minded women with whom to share these activities.
New Hampshire's spring gobbler season opens May 3. The youth turkey hunting weekend is May 1-2. For more information on turkey hunting in New Hampshire, visit http://www.huntnh.com/Hunting/Hunt_species/hunt_turkey.htm.
New Hampshire's Becoming an Outdoors-Woman programs are co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department and the New Hampshire Wildlife Federation (http://www.nhwf.org).