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#5943730 - 09/23/15 10:33 PM Hunter Safety Course - Online
HHBASS Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 08/24/15
Posts: 2
Loc: Stephenville, TX
Has anyone had any experience with the Texas hunter safety course that is now offered online? My wife wants to pursue it - according to TPWD, if your over 17 you can take the course online and become certified. They list a few recommended third party companies that you can go through for the certification - do any of you know someone who has gone this route? If so, any feed back, good or bad? These are the listed places:

http://www.hunter-ed.com/texas/
http://hunteredcourse.com/state/Texas/
http://www.huntercourse.com/usa/texas/
https://www.texashuntered.com/

Thanks!

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#5944243 - 09/24/15 10:23 AM Re: Hunter Safety Course - Online [Re: HHBASS]
dogdown23 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 02/15/14
Posts: 931
Loc: TX
I took mine on line a couple years ago. Fast, easy, no hassle whatsoever.
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#5944935 - 09/24/15 04:30 PM Re: Hunter Safety Course - Online [Re: HHBASS]
Sugars Pop Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 08/12/11
Posts: 60
Loc: Houston/Lake Limestone
My daughters did it online and it took about 30 minutes after doing a little studying.

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#5947256 - 09/25/15 11:13 PM Re: Hunter Safety Course - Online [Re: HHBASS]
rexmitchell Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 02/11/13
Posts: 2022
I've done both and I will say this. If you have hunted all your life, take the online, it is easier but less informative in my opinion. If you have someone that is a new hunter or is inexperienced, I highly recommend taking the course in person. Way more interaction and very informative for someone who is new to the sport.

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#5947288 - 09/25/15 11:37 PM Re: Hunter Safety Course - Online [Re: rexmitchell]
titan2232 Offline
Extreme Tracker

Registered: 12/29/14
Posts: 3612
Loc: Conroe, TX
Originally Posted By: rexmitchell
I've done both and I will say this. If you have hunted all your life, take the online, it is easier but less informative in my opinion. If you have someone that is a new hunter or is inexperienced, I highly recommend taking the course in person. Way more interaction and very informative for someone who is new to the sport.


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Not much in the online version to qualify someone ready to hunt alone. Lots of muzzle loader questions from what I remember confused2
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#5947289 - 09/25/15 11:37 PM Re: Hunter Safety Course - Online [Re: HHBASS]
bull279 Offline
Tracker

Registered: 09/08/15
Posts: 718
Loc: Central Texas
did mine with hunter-ed.com not bad
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