Are you thinking about becoming a full-fledged hunter? Every year thousands of new hunters join the ranks to begin the lifelong passion of hunting. If you’re among them, you’ll need to take the steps to become a well-educated, licensed and legal hunter in your particular state. Don’t worry – it’s not a very difficult process, it’s just a series of steps to help prepare you for success as a hunter.
R & K Hunting is a professional hunting company that specializes in creating the optimal hunting experiences for hunters of all skill levels. We’re sharing our knowledge about the process of becoming a hunter for the very first time to make It as smooth and successful as possible.
1. Talk to a Hunter.
Before you start working towards your hunting license, you should talk to an experienced hunter. For many people, this may be a close family member or friend. Ask them about how they became a hunter, where to hunt, and how they learned to hunt. Understanding more fully all that becoming a hunter entails will help you perform better, and be better prepared for the following steps of acquiring a hunting license.
2. Sign up for Hunter Education.
The requirements in each state differ, but most allow some form of online hunter education. Search online for hunter education classes, as well as classroom courses in your city recreation departments or Wildlife divisions. You need to study hard and pass the test before a hands-on practice with a field instructor to show mastery of your hunting skills. Take your hunter’s education very seriously, and save your materials to review in the future. G
3. Get Your License or Certificate.
Once you have successfully completed your hunter education course, you will be able to pay for your hunting license. Print the online certificate or pay for the card to be sent to you, whatever the guidelines may be for your particular state.
4. Follow-Up Course.
Almost all states require a follow-up class after passing your hunter education course, which will determine if you are ready as well as award you your actual hunting license. It’s also a good idea to refresh yourself on hunter education principles in the future.
5. Use It!
Once you have your official hunting license you’ll be able to use it to register for hunts, enter draws, and acquire hunting tags. Your hunting license will allow you to go after the hunts you want to tackle, as well as the game you want to pursue.
A hunting license can open up a whole new world of challenge, growth, and personal development. R & K Hunting is passionate about helping hunters become the best they can be, and to make lifelong memories of hunting with their family and friends.
If you’re ready to take your hunting to the next level, or you’d just like a hunting guide to take you through the next step of the journey – come to us.