There are many ways you can get ready for
an exciting hunting season, and each of
these is critical for success and hunting
If you’re hunting ducks or
geese, practice with your shotgun of
choice. Hunting white tail deer or bear?
Practice with your shotgun, rifle,
muzzle-loader, or your archery equipment.
Hone your shooting skills for perfect shot
placement before going into the field.
For an enjoyable day of outdoor
adventures hunting whitetail in the great
NH woods with your favorite firearm, The
NH Fish & Game Department recommends
at least one article of blaze orange for
easy detection by other NH hunters. For
safety and comfort choose your clothing
wisely. A safe comfortable hunter lives to
hunt another day!
Visit the areas where you plan to hunt
well in advance of the upcoming season.
Look for food sources, travel routes, and
bedding areas. Plan your hunt, always keep
in mind the wind, the direction your scent
travels and where you set up in relation
to the deer trails.
Make sure you have the proper ammunition
for your firearm and the game you’re
hunting. Be sure to use the right calls,
and scents to lure the animal to your
stand. A good quality scent eliminator is
recommended to eliminate highly detectable
If you’re planning on using a tree stand,
you’ll not only need the right equipment
in place when you start your season, but
you should practice getting in and out of
the stand safely and also shooting out of
the stand. A good quality strong safety
harness to keep you from falling out of
the stand is essential to having a
successful safe NH hunting season.
Leave a message or note with family and
friends as to where you’ll be hunting and
when you plan on returning. In the event
of a problem this plan could save your
Always hunt like someone is watching and
do the right thing. Follow the rules and
respect landowner’s properties. Ask
permission of landowners to hunt on their
property even If there are no posted
signs. Go the extra mile to promote the
safety and image of all hunters.
We can help you find any of the equipment
and accessories you’ll need for a safe and
successful hunting adventure. No NH
Hunting shop cares more about your hunting
success and safety than Merrimack