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Introduction 4 pgs
Welcome | About This Course | How To Take This Course | Tools to Help You Take This Course

About Hunting 9 pgs
Start | Why People Hunt | Relaxation | Learning About Nature | Being in Nature | Adventure and Heritage | Developing Skills and Fitness | Interacting with Animals | Frequently Asked Questions

About Hunter Education 8 pgs
Start | What You Should Know | Purpose | Importance | Funding | Requirements | Safe and Getting Safer | Final Quiz

Modern Firearms 52 pgs
Start | What You Should Know | Evolution | Types of Firearms | Basic Firearm Actions | Final Quiz

Ammunition 26 pgs
Start | What You Should Know | How Guns Fire | Cartridges | Shells | Choosing Type and Size | Handling | Trajectory | Final Quiz

Firearm Safety 11 pgs
Start | What You Should Know | Safety Rules | Accepting a Firearm | Unloading and Loading Firearms | Safety Mechanisms | Cleaning Firearms | Storage | Final Quiz

Shooting Skills 38 pgs
Start | What You Should Know | Marksmanship | Shooting Positions | Rifle Marksmanship | Shotgun Marksmanship | Practice Pays | Where to Shoot | Ranges | Safety Equipment | Final Quiz

Hunting Safety 19 pgs
Start | What You Should Know | Field Carries | Preventing Falls | Crossing Obstacles | Zones of Fire | Safe / Unsafe Shots | Alcohol and Drugs | Blaze Orange | Final Quiz

Special Concerns 42 pgs
Start | Treestands | ATVs and Snowmobiles | Water | Turkey | Dogs | Pack Animals | Final Quiz

Advanced Hunting Techniques 45 pgs
Start | Bowhunting | Muzzleloaders | Handguns | Final Quiz

Hunting Skills 35 pgs
Start | What You Should Know | Preparing | Scouting | Hunting Plan | Checklist | Techniques | Picking Shots | Final Quiz

After the Shot 32 pgs
Start | What You Should Know | Tracking | Game Care | Field Dressing | Wingshooting | Final Quiz

Outdoor Skills and Safety 60 pgs
Start | What You Should Know | Basic Skills | Survival | Hunter Health | Advanced Skills | Final Quiz

Hunter Responsibility / Ethics 27 pgs
Start | What You Should Learn | Responsibility and Respect | Fair Chase | Laws | Final Quiz

Wildlife 27 pgs
Start | What You Should Know | Wildlife | Habitat | Populations | Tools | Role of Hunting | Final Quiz

Wildlife ID 11pgs + 146 optional pgs
Start | What You Should Know | Finding Wildlife | Game or Non-Game | Techniques | Signs | Distribution | Warning for Hunters | Final Quiz | Over 100 Wildlife Fact Sheets

Opportunities 3 pgs
Start | Organizations | U.S. Hunter Education Offices | Canadian Hunter Education Offices

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Copyright, International Hunter Education Association, Inc. 2002

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