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#1 OFFLINE   ff5950

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Posted 10/24/13 - 09:55 AM

Ive been bow hunting for quite some time but never got my shotgun or muzzy endorsement(?). Do I need to take the hunters ed class allover again or can I just show up, smack a couple clays, take the test and leave happy?  


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#2 Male OFFLINE   BowhunterNJ

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Posted 10/24/13 - 10:09 AM

There is hunter education for each:  bow, shotgun, rifle/muzzleloader, and trapping.

I believe each includes classtime or at home prep, a written test, and a field test.

 

http://www.njfishand....com/hunted.htm



#3 Male OFFLINE   MackofallTrades

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Posted 10/24/13 - 10:13 AM

Yes, you can do that but you have to do the homework, sit in class and then pass the written test first.


Edited by MackofallTrades, 10/24/13 - 10:13 AM.

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#4 Male OFFLINE   BowhunterNJ

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Posted 10/24/13 - 10:19 AM

Here's an excerpt from what's required:

 

 


To complete a hunter education course a person must do the following:

  1. Obtain the free home study materials: The course video on DVD and studyguide/workbook are available at specified vendors, Division field offices and available for download at online (links below). Students also have the option of using the alternate, fee-based HunterCourse.com site for the course(s) you are interested in. Completion of this online course and presentation of the printed voucher at the field session/exam location can be substituted for completing the workbook; students still must complete the written exam and live-fire field portion.

     

  2. Watch the video, read and study the manual, and complete the workbook (or use the HunterCourse.com site as noted above). Completing the practice exam(s) for the course(s) is recommended, as is practicing safe handling of your firearm and/or bow. There is a proficiency requirement for bow students. This requirement entails placing at least three out of five arrows in the vital area of a 3-D deer target between 15-20 yards.

     

  3. Check the exam/field session schedule and register online.

     

  4. Attend the field session well prepared with completed workbook. Students arriving without a completed workbook will be turned away.


#5 Male OFFLINE   Haskell_Hunter

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Posted 10/24/13 - 11:28 AM

I've taken hunter's ed three times.  I was one of those people who just couldn't get enough of the class and took it for my shotgun permit.  Then a few years later I decided to bowhunt.  And several years after that I went for muzzy.

 

The self-study part is really nice.  Print out the workbook first and then watch the online videos with the workbook in front of you.  Most of the answers can be filled in that way, but not all of them.  You're still going to need to read the course book.  You can read the PDF on the computer and fill in the rest of the workbook.

 

Bring the completed workbook with you and sit for the class.  They go over all of the materials you'll see on the test.  Shoot, take the written test and you're all done.  They'll issue you your card at the end of the session.  If you can do shotgun/muzzy the same day, you really should.  Unless of course you're like me and enjoy the class enough to take it three times.


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Posted 10/24/13 - 11:29 AM

After one year has passed since you last took the written safety test and you want to add bow or rifle or shotgun, then you must take the safety portion again along with the weapon-specific portion to get that weapon safety card.  That is why it's best to take them all at one if you can or within 365 days to avoid some extra time taking the safety written portion of the test. 



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Posted 10/24/13 - 02:18 PM

Thanks guys thats what I thought/feared.

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#8 Male OFFLINE   Bucksnbows

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Posted 10/24/13 - 03:27 PM

BTW, there are never any dumb questions except the ones not asked.  Good luck! 



#9 Male OFFLINE   Axiom

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Posted 10/24/13 - 03:30 PM

BTW, there are never any dumb questions except the ones not asked. Good luck!

 

 

 

 I use to think the same thing... Till i clicked on this thread... :rofl:  :rofl:  :rofl:  :beatingdeadhorse:  :shiner:  :laughing:


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Posted 10/30/13 - 03:48 PM

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