Next-Step Hunting Workshops on Swan Island Led to First-Time Deer Harvest

By Public Relations Specialist Katie Yates and participant, Jennifer Padera

Throughout summer 2020, the Department hosted several next step hunting programs on Swan Island in Richmond, Maine. The goal of these programs was to educate new adult hunters on how to blood track, field dress, and butcher deer. For many, getting into hunting for the first time can be challenging.

Swan Island Is A Wonderful WMA To Visit This Fall

Fall is a wonderful time for watching wildlife at Swan Island.