Posted February 12, 2016 9:30 am by Comments

By Justin Stakes

Maddy Morgan - Youth Turkey Hunting

Many Classes, Field Days Available Before Season

Maddy Morgan – Youth Turkey Hunting
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Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Salem, OR -( Take advantage of the many hunter education opportunities available right now and get hunter education certified before spring turkey season (which runs April 15-May 31 statewide plus a youth-only season April 9-10).

Hunter education is required for all hunters under the age of 18 and encouraged for adults, too. The classes cover important issues like hunter ethics and respect for private landowners; wildlife management and identification; firearms handling and safety; hunt preparation and techniques; survival; and introductory bowhunting.

ODFW offers two types of hunter education classes: a traditional classroom experience or independent study, which kids can do from home via workbook or online course. Independent study students also need to attend a field day to receive their hunter education certificate. Both types of class take about 12 hours to complete.

Independent study students can take one of three online courses (fees range from $13 to $29 and include mobile-friendly options) or request a free workbook by emailing [email protected]. Independent study students must …Read the Rest

Source:: AmmoLand

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