CA DFG Offers Upland Game Hunting Clinics in September

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CA DFG Offers Upland Game Hunting Clinics in SeptemberThe Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Advanced Hunter Education Program, in conjunction with Quail Unlimited and Wilderness Unlimited, offers two upland game hunting clinics in September. The first clinic is Sept. 13 at the Wilderness Unlimited property in Williams in Northern California, one hour north of Sacramento. The second clinic is Sept. 20 at the High Desert Hunt Club near Gorman in Southern California, one hour north of Los Angeles.

Both clinics are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the cost for each clinic is $40. Interested hunters ages 10 and up are encouraged to attend.

The clinics include information on hunting quail, chukar and pheasant. Topics covered are hunting regulations, huntable lands, proper types of firearms and ammunition, proper clothing, habits and habitats of upland game, hunting alone vs. hunting with others, hunting with or without a dog and dog demonstrations. Topics also covered in the clinics are field first-aid for hunters and dogs, hunter responsibilities and ethics, game care and cooking. These information-packed clinics will offer instruction to beginning hunters in a safe, encouraging atmosphere.

Interested individuals must submit a registration form and space is limited. For more information about the clinics and to obtain a copy of the registration form, please visit the DFG Web site at www.dfg.ca.gov/huntered/advanced. Registered participants will receive a packet of information approximately two weeks prior to the clinic which includes a map to the facility, agenda and a list of items to bring.