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 on Sept. 26. The first clinic will be held at the Wilderness Unlimited property in Williams in Northern California, one hour north of Sacramento. The second clinic will be held at Peace Valley near Lebec in Southern California, one hour north of Los Angeles.

Both clinics are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $40 for adults; children 16 years and younger are free but must be accompanied by a paid parent or guardian.

The clinics include information on hunting quail, chukar and pheasant. Topics covered include hunting regulations, huntable lands, proper types of firearms and ammunition used for upland game hunting, proper clothing, habits and habitats of upland game, hunting alone vs. hunting with others, hunting with or without a dog and dog demonstrations. Other topics include field first-aid for hunters and dogs, hunter responsibilities and ethics, game care and cooking. All skill levels are welcome to attend.

Participants can register online at or request a registration form by mail by calling (916) 358-4356. Once registered, participants will be provided with a workshop agenda, a map to the facility and a list of items to bring.

For more information about this clinic or other Advanced Hunter Education clinics, contact Lieutenant Dan Lehman at the number above or by e-mail at dlehman [at] dfg [dot] ca [dot] gov.