Are you interested in or new to hunting? Maybe you hunted years ago, but stopped for one reason or another and are thinking about starting back up?

Through the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Mentored Hunt Program, you can learn how to turkey hunt from start to finish from an experienced mentor. We’ll help you through all the facets of turkey hunting and be there with you for your first hunt.

This is a free program, and you do not need previous experience or hunter education to take part! To be entered into the lottery, fill out an application and submit it via mail or email by March 30.

828 B Airpax Road, Suite 500

Cambridge, Maryland 21613


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The First Shot Mentored Turkey Hunt is being offered through a partnership between the Maryland State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.