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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:

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Women Learn to Pheasant Hunt Weekend

Learn to Pheasant Hunt Workshop for Women

Friday, August 26 –  Sunday, August 28, 2022

Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club 2920 220th St E, Prior Lake, MN 55372


Join the Bird Bustin' Babes, passionate outdoor mentors, as they share
their skills and knowledge in a hands-on, action-packed weekend
learning about shooting and pheasant hunting


  • Meet and greet instructors and participants - bring your questions and gear!



  • Shotgun Basics: Choosing and fitting a gun, ammunition selection, and gun safety

  • Sporting Clays shooting

  • Hunt Prep: How to dress, where to hunt 

  • In the Field: Pheasant habitat, how to hunt habitat and hunting over dogs

  • Chair massage available in the evening for an additional fee


  • Gun Cleaning

  • Sporting Clays shooting

  • Shooting games including Annie Oakley


Date TBD

  • Mentored group hunt at Caribou Hunting Preserve in Le Sueur, MN 


Cost includes two nights of bunkhouse lodging and meals Friday evening through Sunday breakfast and a Game Farm hunt at later date. Please note any food allergies at registration. Feel free to bring a personal shotgun. Guns will be available for participants. All ammunition provided. Gun Safety certificate suggested. 


The cost is $250, which includes a year's membership to Pheasants Forever

Limit 12 Women. $125 deposit is required to reserve a spot.


Email with any questions.

Thanks to our partners and sponsors, Metro Pheasants Forever, Federal Ammunition, 

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. 


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