Mentored Waterfowl Workshop

Day long workshop for youth and adults required to participate in the Purtis Creek Mentored Duck Hunt.

When Dec 14, 2013
from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
Where Purtis Creek State Park
Contact Name Mendy Davis
Contact Email
Contact Phone (903) 425-2332

LIMITED CLASS SIZE OF 40 PARTICIPANTS - Class begins at the Texas Freshwater Fisheries Center with instruction on:

  • Basic Waterfowl and Wetland Biology
  • Waterfowl ID
  • Discussion on shot gunners distance estimation, chokes and patterns
  • Setting out a Decoy spread
  • Retriever Demonstrations
  • Waterfowl Laws and Ethics

Then break for lunch and head out to Purtis Creek State Park for skeet practice 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 12/27/13 and 1/11/14 (18 hunters per date) Contact Purtis Creek State Park for registration information.  Deadline for registration is 12/10/13.


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