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Turkey Calling & Shotgun Patterning

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
Illinois Natural History Survey
Location
Des Plaines State Fish and Wildlife Area
Date
Mar 5, 2022   10:00 am - 1:00 pm  
Cost
FREE
Registration
Registration required!
Contact
Illinois Learn to Hunt
E-Mail
lthillinois@gmail.com
Phone
217-300-0875
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Learn to Hunt - Workshops

Spring is just around the corner and it's time to begin your pre-season efforts for the upcoming Spring Turkey Season. Join us for this FREE workshop aimed at teaching turkey calling and how to pattern your shotgun and more! 

Advanced registration is REQUIRED. After registration you will receive a confirmation email in 1-2 business days with more details about the event. Space is limited!
 
This event will occur entirely outdoors, so dress properly for cold weather. 

Tentative Workshop Schedule

10:00 am - Introductions and welcome

10:15 am - Turkey Calling

  • Turkey call types and overview
  • Turkey vocalizations and use
  • Turkey calling strategies and practice
  • Locator calls

11:30 am - Shotgun Patterning

  • Firearm safety
  • Choke tub selection
  • Choosing the proper ammunition
  • Patterning overview
  • Shotgun shooting and patterning

12:45 pm - Q&A

1:00 pm - Event ends

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

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