So that all hunters posses at least the basic knowledge regarding laws and safety. Absolutely. I would even consider that the Bow Hunter class be a requirment as well. I was grandfathered but still went to both classes. I think it is a very valuable tool.
I agree with Chip. Hunters need at least a basic understanding of hunting and safety. I don't think I would be comfortable in the field with a young , inexperienced hunter if he/she had not taken the class. Wish there were more bowhunter ed classes. The only one that I could find for my son was a 2 hour drive.
"Super Hunt 10 was an awesome experience! Over the weekend of January 18-20, 2013, I had a chance to catch up with fellas I had met at HM training and at the Ellis Llano hunt last month (Doug, Will, Allen H., Mike S., Oscar,…"
"Had the opportunity to "work" the Ellis Llano Ranch hunt December 14-16, 2012; it was a great time with great people. Thanks to eveybody at the "party" and thanks to Steve for hosting us the whole weekend!"