Hunters with a Disability
Are you are a hunter with a disability, like so many people around North America, who really enjoys getting out hunting? Well, with the right equipment and with a little help from friends or family, You are still able to get out and enjoy a hunting trip. Hunters with a disability may not be able to hunt like the average hunter, however like all people with a disability, they must learn how to adapt their life to meet their needs. This goes the same for hunters with a disability. There are many different levels of disabilities and a lot of different adaptive hunting equipment to help someone overcome their disabilities. There are adaptive action trackchair built on tracks to overcome the rough terrain, there is adaptive hunting equipment to help stabilize and secure a firearm and/or bow and there are rests that you can get mounted
on your wheelchair. Hunters with a disability may also have to use a different hunting method. Hunting from a ground blind is a great deer hunting method for hunters with a disability. To Make it feel more like hunting, hunters with a disability may try to rattle in the deer , With some old set of antlers or use a grunt call. There are tons of different thing that hunters with a disability can do to make it feel more like hunting. And let them enjoy just been out in the hunting blinds again.
Hunters with a disability are able to apply for a hunting permit. Find out about the different hunting permits available for people with disabilities and how to apply for them, Check your local regulation,
FOR Disability Hunting Permit for your area. Not all Provinces offer a Disability Hunting Permit. You can find out if the Province you will be hunting in offer them here.
- British Columbia
- New Brunswick
- Newfoundland and Labrador
- Northwest Territories
- Nova Scotia
- Prince Edward Island
If you are from the United States you can Click Here to find out about Disabled Hunting Licences
So the next time you are able to take out a hunter with a disability take them out with you, it can really make a differences in their life. So remember to have fun and be safe out there.