Dressing and transporting your kill

This blog series is targeted towards first time hunters and focuses on safe and sustainable hunting in Alberta. Check out a list of all the topics in the series here. This is the fifth article in the series.

It’s extremely important to follow safe practices and procedures while hunting. While on a hunt, conditions can change rapidly and good safety practices can mean the difference between life and death. Make sure you’re prepared and have educated yourself before heading out.

There are a few things you need to know about how to dress and transport your kill so that you ensure the meat is usable.

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Navigating the Paperwork

This blog series is targeted towards first time hunters and focuses on safe and sustainable hunting in Alberta. Check out a list of all the topics in the series here. This is the third article in the series, and focuses on wildlife certificates, licences, tags and the draw system.

huntingNow that you have:

  1. Educated yourself on Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) and determined where you want to hunt;
  2. Determined your eligibility to hunt in Alberta by reading the Regulations;
  3. Acquired a Wildlife Identification Number (WIN) card; and
  4. Completed an Alberta Conservation and Hunter Education Course, or; have previously held a licence authorizing recreational hunting in Alberta or another jurisdiction.

It’s time to discuss three important pieces of paperwork:

  • Wildlife certificates
  • Licences
  • Tags

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