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Learn to Hunt: Pheasant, Pigeon River Fish & Wildlife Area
Start Date: 8/10/2019Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 8/10/2019End Time: 12:00 PM
Event Description:

Learn to Hunt: Pheasant (Classroom and Range Sessions)

Saturday, August 10, 2019
8 a.m. – noon ET

Learn to Hunt workshops are species specific multi-day workshop series tailored to new hunters or those interested in learning about hunting. Participants must be at least 18 years old or accompanied by a parent or guardian to attend.

Learn to Hunt Pheasant workshop series consist of three sessions: (1) classroom, (2) shooting range, and (3) mentored hunt. This workshop will cover both the classroom and shooting range sessions.

Participants must attend the classroom and shooting range sessions in order to be eligible for the mentored pheasant hunt session. The hunt session will take place during the pheasant hunting season November 1 to December 15. Hunt session availability will depend on mentor availability. Participants must acquire a valid Indiana hunting license before attending the hunt session.

During the classroom session, participants will become familiar with:

  • Indiana pheasant hunting laws
  • Basic pheasant biology
  • Methods and strategies for hunting pheasants
  • Recommend equipment for pheasant hunting
  • Where to hunt pheasants
  • Recipes for cooking pheasant 

During the shooting range session, participants will become familiar with:

  • Basic firearms safety (both at the range and in the field)
  • Shooting techniques (stance and form)
  • Shot placement (sighting or patterning to know where to aim)
  • Basic firearm maintenance (cleaning and care at the range and in the field)

All firearms and ammunition will be provided for the shooting range session.

A portion of this workshop will be outside. Please dress accordingly, long pants and boots are recommended.

There is no cost associated in attending the classroom and range sessions of the Learn to Hunt Pheasant workshop. You are not required to have a hunting license for the classroom and range sessions.

Pre-registration is required to participate in this workshop due to limited space. Register using the red icon at the top right.

Location Information:
Pigeon River Fish & Wildlife Area  (View Map)
8310 E. 300 N. Box 71
Mongo, IN 46771
Lagrange
Phone: (260) 367-2164
Contact Information:
Name: Savannah Vaughn
Phone: (260) 367-2164
Email: Svaughn2@dnr.IN.gov
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