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Webinar: Deer Firearm and Muzzleloader Equipment Overview

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
Illinois Natural History Survey
Location
Online Webinar
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Apr 22, 2021   7:00 - 8:30 pm  
Cost
FREE
Registration
Registration REQUIRED
Contact
Illinois Learn to Hunt
E-Mail
lthillinois@gmail.com
Phone
217-300-0875
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Originating Calendar
Learn to Hunt - Workshops

With the application period now open for the 2021 Illinois Deer Permit Firearm/Muzzleloader 1st application period, we will do a deep dive into all things deer firearm hunting. This webinar is designed to provide participants an overview of legal firearms for Illinois deer hunting and related equipment from a hunter's perspective. Choosing a firearm, proper ammunition, and understanding how to maintain and prepare tyour firearm is a necessary step to ensure safety and success in the field. Join us as we take a deep dive into firearms for the upcoming firearm deer season in Illinois. 

Tenative Outline

  • Firearm Safety
  • Overview of legal firearms for IL deer hunting
  • Firearm-specific regulations
  • Overview of firearm mechanics
    • Shotgun
    • Muzzleloader
    • Handgun
  • Selecting the proper ammunition
  • Rifled slug v Sabot slug
  • Sighting in your firearm
  • Firearm maintenance and storage
  • Selecting your first (or next) firearm
  • Overview of popular firearms on the market

To register, visit: https://publish.illinois.edu/hunttrapillinois/registration/

 

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