MA Wildlife Seeks Hunter Opinion for Proposed Turkey Hunting Changes

MA Fisheries and Wildlife is interested in feedback for the following proposed changes. If you would like to provide feedback you can contact Dave Scarpitti directly: David.Scarpitti@mass.gov (508) 389-6377. The proposal is being considered as a way to enhance hunter opportunity and experience,  and is supported biologically by our robust turkey …

Pheasant Hunting at Norco 2018

If you are new to pheasant hunting at Norco, here are a few details to plan and enjoy your outing. volunteers set out pheasants in the fields at 5:45 am. Open to anyone, just show up at 5.30 am. anyone hunting with dogs should be parked off to the left …

Norco Hunter Ed Class – 33 Students

Norco recently hosted the MA Wildlife Basic Hunter Ed class.  Norco members Duffy Lanciani, Kelly Dalbec, Chris Giglio, and Ken Stidsen led the program with other volunteer instructors for a class of 33. The comprehensive training program is free for youth and adults alike, learning many important skills including wildlife …

Taxidermy Class Session 1 – All Students Learning the Trade and Technique with Flying Colors

The Norco hosted Taxidermy Class led by self-taught taxidermist Curt De Villers went off without a hitch, whereby a full day of leading hunters/students through the first stage of mounting a pheasant. The major steps for session 1 were: separate the carcass (meat and entrails) from the skin/feathers; detailed work …