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Webinar: Shotgun Overview for Hunters

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
Illinois Natural History Survey
Location
Online Webinar
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Mar 2, 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

This is webinar is designed to provide ADULT participants an overview of shotguns from a hunter's perspective. Choosing a proper shotgun, proper ammunition, and the proper choke tube is a necessary step to ensure safety and success in the field. Having a fundamental understanding of shotguns, shotgun shell metrics, choke tubes, can ensure you get the most out of your firearm.

 

Tentative Schedule

  • Firearm safety
  • Overview of shotgun
    • Actions
    • Gauges
    • Chamber Size
  • Shotgun-related hunting regulations
  • Overview of shotgun shell metrics
    • Gauge
    • Length
    • Shot size
    • Velocity
    • Weight
  • Lead vs non-toxic shot considerations\
  • Choke tubes
  • Rifled slug vs sabot slug
  • Choosing the proper ammunition for hunting scenarios
  • Choosing a shotgun
  • Patterning a shotgun
  • Question and answers
  • Maintenance and care
  • Much more!

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

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