About the Study Guide

You are looking at the Massachusetts Hunter’s Ed Study Guide. At the present time, you cannot obtain hunter education certification from Hunter Ed. However, you can use this Study Guide as a resource to learn more about hunter safety.

Bowhunter in treestand
  • Place a stand adjacent to game trails or where game sign is abundant.
  • Place a stand no higher than necessary.
  • Never place a stand in a dead tree, in trees with large overhanging dead limbs, or on or near utility poles.
  • Select only trees that are straight.
  • Locate the stand downwind from the animals' expected route.
  • Never place stands on fence lines or near another landowner's property.