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Adult Learn to Hunt Programs

Adult Learn to Hunt Programs

Learn to Hunt for Adults

This program requires students to have completed MN DNR gun safety. The goal of Learn to Hunt is to develop all the skills necessary to hunt safely on your own. Students will be expected to watch online videos at home (homework!) in order to maximize the experience.

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Learn to Hunt for Adults

Adult Learn to Hunt aims to develop all the skills necessary to hunt safely independently. Students will be expected to watch online videos at home (homework!) to maximize the experience.  This class is actually two weekends. The first weekend is September 10,11, at MN Horse and Hunt Club in Prior Lake, MN.

Here is just some of what you will learn and do this weekend:

  • 5 step shooting program review 
  • Loading  and shooting different types of shotguns
  • Learning instinctive shooting methods
  • Shooting clay targets
  • Clothing basics for upland hunting
  • Cleaning birds
  • Finding birds afield
  • Intro to hunting behind both flushing and pointing dogs G
  • Going afield together and hunting birds.

The second weekend is a wild bird hunt guided by trained hunters with dogs starting on Saturday, Oct. 22nd. You will learn, in the field, about habitat, cover types, game bird biology, and the do's and don'ts of public land hunting. This will be in pheasant country (outstate) exact location is TBD. You are encouraged to get overnight accommodations and hunt again on Sunday.

You do need to complete the MN DNR's Gun Safety program in order to participate. It is an online class. Go to: https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/safety/firearms_isa/online.html

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