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Learn to Hunt: Dove, J.E. Roush Lake Fish & Wildlife Area
There are no registration spaces remaining for this event.
The registration deadline for this event is 8/22/2020 8:00 AM
The cancellation deadline for this event is 8/22/2020 8:00:00 AM
Start Date: 8/22/2020Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 8/22/2020End Time: 12:00 PM
Event Description:

Learn to Hunt workshops are species-specific multi-day workshop series tailored to new hunters or those interested in learning about hunting.

The Learn to Hunt: Dove workshop series consists of two sessions: combined classroom and shooting range practice and a separate mentored hunt. Participants must attend the combined classroom and range session in order to be eligible for the mentored dove hunt session. The hunt session will take place during the dove hunting season. Hunt session availability will depend on mentor availability. Participants must acquire a valid Indiana hunting license before attending the hunt session.

During this classroom session, participants will become familiar with:

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

During the 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 is provided for the range session.

A portion of this workshop will be outside in grassy areas. Please dress accordingly; long pants and close toed footwear is recommended.

There is no cost associated in attending this combined classroom and range session of the Learn to Hunt: Dove workshop. You are not required to have a hunting license for this session. Participants must be at least 18 years old or accompanied by a parent or guardian to attend.

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

Location Information:
J.E. Roush Lake Fish & Wildlife Area  (View Map)
517 N. Warren Road
Huntington, IN 46750
Phone: (260) 468-2165
Contact Information:
Name: Beth Blicharz
Phone: 260-468-2165
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  • Residents
  • Agency Name:
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