About the Study Guide

You are looking at a preview of what’s in the Nebraska Hunter Ed Course. Feel free to look around, but you’ll need to register to begin progress toward getting your Hunter Education Certificate.

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By taking this course, you will learn about:

  • Why hunter education is important
  • The equipment used by firearm hunters and bowhunters
  • Basic shooting skills for rifles, shotguns, handguns, bows, crossbows, and muzzleloaders
  • How to plan your hunt, including the different types of hunting strategies
  • Shot placement and shot angles for making a clean kill
  • Recovery and field care of harvested game
  • Safety rules for hunting with firearms and bows
  • The use of elevated stands, boats, and all-terrain vehicles when hunting
  • Hunter ethics
  • Preparation and survival skills
  • Wildlife conservation, management, and identification