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.

Ground blinds are makeshift or temporary structures located on the ground that conceal the hunter. They're made of everything from plywood to branches.

Hunter in ground blind
Ground blinds, often made of branches, conceal the hunter.

You should situate ground blinds:

  • Downwind, based on the normal wind pattern during a given time of day, such as morning
  • Away from the sun
  • Where the foreground and background are safest