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Marion, Murphysboro, West Frankfort area Waterfowl Hunting Workshop
Illinois Natural History Survey
Tombstone Gun Range and Training Center
Sep 2, 2017 - Sep 3, 2017 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Hunter Workshops: Waterfowl
Day 1 (2nd)
Interactive presentations start at Tombstone Gun Range and Training Center at 8:00 am
Lunch scheduled for 1:00 pm (bring own lunch)
Target shooting starts at 1:30 pm
Question and answer starts at 3:45 pm
Day 2 (3rd)
Meet at Kinkaid Lake Fish and Wildlife area at 8:00 am
Field activities begin at 8:15 am
Mentored upland bird hunt begins about 11:45 am (lunch in field)
Game harvest cooking starts at 2:45 pm
Certificates and awards start at 5:00 pm
Links to venues
Directions to Tombstone Gun Range and Training Center
Information on Kinkaid Lake FWA
Map of Kinkaid Lake FWA hunting area
Links to nearby accommodations
Notes for participants
Dress appropriately for hiking through uneven, potentially wet, wooded terrain and variable weather conditions. Camoflage clothing is encouraged, including a hat, coat and pants.
Snacks will be provided, but bring your lunch both days.
Please purchase a
before the workshop. You will need this for the mentored hunt. We will show you how to purchase the other licenses and permits you need to hunt.
We will provide you with all the safety gear you need to properly shoot firearms.
DISCLAIMER: if the weather is bad, we may not hold the target shooting or mentored hunt. But do not worry, we will set you up with a mentor to shoot and hunt with in the future.
If you are interested in car pooling, give us permission to send out your request to other participants.
Questions can be emailed to: email@example.com
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