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Marion, Murphysboro, West Frankfort area Waterfowl Hunting Workshop

Event Type
Illinois Natural History Survey
Tombstone Gun Range and Training Center
Sep 2, 2017 - Sep 3, 2017   8:00 am - 5:30 pm  
Dan Stephens
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Hunter Workshops: Waterfowl

General Schedule

Day 1 (2nd)

  • Interactive presentations start at Tombstone Gun Range and Training Center at 8:00 am
  • Lunch scheduled for 1:00 pm (bring own lunch)
  • Target shooting starts at 1:30 pm
  • Question and answer starts at 3:45 pm

Day 2 (3rd)

  • Meet at Kinkaid Lake Fish and Wildlife area at 8:00 am
  • Field activities begin at 8:15 am
  • Mentored upland bird hunt begins about 11:45 am (lunch in field)
  • Game harvest cooking starts at 2:45 pm
  • Certificates and awards start at 5:00 pm

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Notes for participants

  • Dress appropriately for hiking through uneven, potentially wet, wooded terrain and variable weather conditions. Camoflage clothing is encouraged, including a hat, coat and pants.
  • Snacks will be provided, but bring your lunch both days.
  • Please purchase a Waterfowl Stamp before the workshop. You will need this for the mentored hunt. We will show you how to purchase the other licenses and permits you need to hunt.
  • We will provide you with all the safety gear you need to properly shoot firearms.
  • DISCLAIMER: if the weather is bad, we may not hold the target shooting or mentored hunt. But do not worry, we will set you up with a mentor to shoot and hunt with in the future.
  • If you are interested in car pooling, give us permission to send out your request to other participants.
  • Questions can be emailed to:
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