Small Game Hunting

Photo of a willow ptarmigan in transitional plumage. Photo by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Photo of a willow ptarmigan in transitional plumage. Photo by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

Small game can be an entry for young people into hunting, but it’s also is a tradition for sportsmen going back centuries and shows up in classic literature from all over the world. On the next Outdoor Explorer, the topic is hunting upland game birds and small mammals. It can be low-key fun that you do with friends near town, or it can be an all-consuming hobby involving extensive training and investment. Tune in with us to learn more.

Listen now:

HOST: Charles Wohlforth

GUESTS: 

  • Rick Merizon, small game biologist, Fish and Game
  • Derek Tomlinson, Ruffed Grouse Society

LINKS: 

BROADCAST: Thursday, December 4, 2014, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Thursday, December 4, 2014, 9:00 – 10:00 p.m. AKDT

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