HOLDERNESS — A free workshop covering the basics of hunting wild turkeys is being offered by the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department on Saturday, April 19 from 9 a.m. to noon. at the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center at 387 Perch Pond Road.
"This workshop is highly recommended for anyone looking for tips and techniques that may help them become a successful turkey hunter; whether you are a beginner or an experienced turkey hunter, this session is a great resource," said Tom Flynn, manager of Fish and Game's Owl Brook Hunter Education Center.
At the workshop, Dave Priebe, a Hunter Education instructor and Quaker Boy Turkey Calls pro staff member, will cover the basics of turkey hunting, turkey calling and turkey hunting safety. Fish and Game wildlife biologist Ted Walski will talk about the natural history and behavior of wild turkeys.
New Hampshire's spring gobbler season runs from May 3 through May 31. The state's youth turkey hunting weekend will take place April 26-27, 2014. Hunting licenses and turkey permits can be purchased online at http://www.huntnh.com.
Pre-registration is required. Space is limited. To sign up for the workshop, or for more information, call 603-536-3954. To find out about course offerings at Fish and Game's Owl Brook Hunter Education Center, get directions to the center, or explore volunteer opportunities at Owl Brook, visit http://www.huntnh.com/Hunting/hunter_ed_center.htm.