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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the Hunter Safety Test like?
    The test consists of 100 mulitple-choice questions and is given to students at the end of the day. You must recieve at least a 80% on this test to be awarded a Hunter Safety Completion Card, issued by the Department of Fish and Wildlife. Successful graduates can take the card to a sporting good store to purchase a hunting license.
  • What happens if I don't pass the test?
    That's okay! You can come back to another class we have scheduled. You can either retake the entire class OR just retake the test for no additional charge.
  • I lost my Hunter Safety Education card, what now?
    If you took the Hunter Safety class at Raahauge's, we can reissue a duplicate card to you, IF we can find your name in our system. It costs $20 to get a duplicate card.
  • How young is too young to take a Hunter Safety Course?
    The Department of Fish and Wildlife is a state agency and it cannot discriminate by age. According to the Department of Fish and Wildlife, it is up to the discretion of the parent/guardian to decide when their child has both the maturity and upperbody strength to safely and skillfully manipulate a firearm.
  • When can junior hunters go on their first hunt? What can they hunt for?
    Once juniors have passed the Hunter Safety test, they can obtain a hunting license and may hunt any legal species except big game if they are under the age of 12. Once a junior has turned 12, they may apply for big game tags with their Junior Hunting License, when approved, they will be able to hunt appropriate big game.
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