Please note -- this course is now full and registration has closed. - 3/25/10
Tom Flynn: (603) 536-3954
Liza Poinier: (603) 271-3211
March 1, 2010
Big Game Processing Workshop – April 3 in Holderness
HOLDERNESS, N.H. – Learn how you can process your own big game animal from field to freezer at a free workshop being offered at the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Owl Brook Hunter Education Center in Holderness, N.H., on Saturday, April 3, 2010. The workshop will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. To sign up, call the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center at (603) 536-3954.
At the workshop, Rick Warbin, owner of Baker River Deer Farm in Wentworth, N.H., will give participants a basic overview of the steps involved in processing your own big game animal. The workshop will cover topics such as basic field dressing, tips to avoid meat spoilage, skinning and capeing, equipment needs, determining cuts of meat, boning the meat, and packaging tips. The instructor has many years of experience in the butchering business, so bring all your questions.
Please note that this workshop does not include lunch.
If you're interested in other course offerings at Fish and Game's Owl Brook Hunter Education Center, need directions to the center, or would like to volunteer, visit www.huntnh.com/Hunting/hunter_ed_center.htm.
New Hampshire's spring gobbler season runs from May 3 through May 31. The state's youth turkey hunting weekend will take place May 1-2. Hunting licenses and turkey permits can be purchased online at www.huntnh.com.
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