DFG to Offer One-day Wild Pig Hunting Clinic in April

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The California Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Advanced Hunter Education Program will offer a pig hunting clinic in King City on April 9.

The clinic, which is co-sponsored by the Pacific Coast Hunter Education Association, will be held at the Salinas Valley Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The cost is $45 and space is limited. Youths 16 years and younger are free but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The clinic will cover will pig biology, hunting techniques and requirements, methods for locating wild pigs, locations to hunt and actual field dressing and care of game.

DFG’s Advanced Hunter Education Program will provide all necessary class equipment. Meals are not included but a barbecue lunch can be purchased from the Pacific Coast Hunter Education Association for $10 on the day of the clinic.

Registration forms are available online at www.dfg.ca.gov/huntered/advanced/index.aspx. After registering, participants will receive an e-mail with a map to the facility and a list of items to bring.