The California Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Advanced Hunter Education Program is hosting a wild pig hunting clinic in July in KernCounty. Co-sponsored by the Pacific Coast Hunter Education Association and Tejon Ranch, the clinic will be held July 30 at Tejon Ranch.
The clinic will cover pig biology, hunting gear, techniques, methods for locating wild pigs, field dressing, game care demonstration and public lands available for hunting pigs. The clinic is scheduled 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.
DFG’s Advanced Hunter Education Program will provide all necessary class equipment. Meals are not included but a $10 barbecue lunch can be purchased from the Pacific Coast Hunter Education Association 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.
Tejon Ranch is located approximately 30 miles south of Bakersfield and 60 miles north of Los Angeles. Camping accommodations are available on the property.
Dan Lehman, DFG Hunter Education Program, (916) 358-4356
Kyle Orr, DFG Communications, (916) 322-8958