Mentored Waterfowl Workshop
Day long workshop for youth and adults required to participate in the Purtis Creek Mentored Duck Hunt.
Oct 11, 2014
from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
|Where||Purtis Creek State Park|
|Contact Name||Garret Stockman|
|Contact Phone||(903) 425-2332|
LIMITED CLASS SIZE OF 40 PARTICIPANTS - Class begins at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center, please arrive between 8:30-9:00 am for registration. Information taught includes:
- Basic Waterfowl and Wetland Biology
- Waterfowl ID
- Discussion on shot gunners distance estimation, chokes and patterns
- Setting out a Decoy spread
- Waterfowl Laws and Ethics
Lunch will be catered and then off to Purtis Creek State Park for Skeet practice, Decoy Spread techniques and patterning of guns. DO NOT BRING AMMUNITION - Only unloaded firearms will be allowed in the park. Ammunition will be provided by the Texas State Rifle Association.
Drawing for the mentored hunt opportunities will be done at the end of the day from the list of participants. Hunt dates are 1/4/15 and 1/17/15 (18 hunters per date) Contact Purtis Creek State Park for registration information. Deadline for registration is 10/10/14.