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Big Game Processing Workshop - April 7, 2018, in Holderness

Tom Flynn: (603) 536-3954
Eric Geib: (603) 536-1290

March 9, 2018

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 7, 2018. The workshop will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. 


 This year, registration for the workshop will be completed online. To register, visit Under “View Classes at Owl Brook,” select “Learn to Hunt” and select “Big Game Processing Workshop.”


You can also reach the sign-up page by visiting and follow the links to the Owl Brook Hunter Education Center page.


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.


Activities at Owl Brook are supported by federal Wildlife Restoration funds, a user-pay, user-benefit program.


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