A good hunter has a deep knowledge of the animals he or she is hunting, as well as a thorough understanding of the land on which those animals live. A smart hunter knows not just what gun or bow to take on a hunt, but also which clothes to wear and what gear to bring along. This guide offers young people an introduction to the time-honored activity of hunting. Readers will learn about the development of sport hunting, hunting techniques, and the role hunters have played in the conservation movement. Other topics discussed include hunting licenses, bag limits, and hunting safety. Shotguns, hunting bows, and rifles are all discussed in detail, as is the ammunition that each uses. A valuable resource!