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Learn to Hunt: Turkey (Clinton Lake State Rec. Area)

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Illinois Natural History Survey
Location
Clinton Lake State Recreation Area
Date
Mar 10, 2018   8:00 am - 4:00 pm  
Speaker
Learn to Hunt Workshop
Registration
Registration required
Contact
Hunter Recruitment Program
E-Mail
hunt-trap@illinois.edu
Phone
217-300-0875
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Learn to Hunt - Spring 2018 Workshops

Participants must be at least 18 years of age and are required to supply their own boots and appropriate outdoor clothing. Each workshop is limited to 20 participants and registration will be open until spots are filled.

 

This is a 1-day Learn to Hunt: Turkey workshop. This workshop is designed to teach new hunters: why, how, and where to hunt wild turkey in Illinois. All activities will be completed in the field so please dress appropriately. Advanced registration is REQUIRED.

 

Tentative Workshop Schedule

  • 8:00 -- Sign in and registration
  • 8:30 -- How are hunters conservationists?
  • 9:30 -- Turkey scouting 101
  • 10:30 -- Turkey setups, calls, and decoys
  • 12:00 -- Lunch (Please bring your lunch!)
  • 12:30 -- Firearm and archery safety
  • 1:00 -- Target shooting
  • 2:30 -- Cleaning and processing harvested birds
  • 3:30 -- Wild game cooking
  • 4:00 -- Review and Q&A

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