If you want to learn to successfully hunt waterfowl in Southern California, then the Department of Fish and Game has the perfect clinic for you.
DFG’s Advanced Hunter Education Program and the Southern California Hunter Education Instructor Association are jointly sponsoring a waterfowl hunting clinic on September 29 in Riverside County. This clinic, which will be held at the San Jacinto Wildlife Area, is designed to teach hunting techniques specific to waterfowl in Southern California and is appropriate for hunters of all skill levels.
The class will be hosted by experienced California Hunter Education Instructor Gregg Bouslog. Topics to be covered include concepts of decoy placement, blind design, ballistics, calling, duck identification, dog considerations, gear, game care, cooking tips and safety.
The clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $45. Students 16 years and younger are free, but must be accompanied by adult. Space is limited and participants must register online in advance atwww.dfg.ca.gov/huntered/advanced. After registering, participants will receive an e-mail with a map to the facility and a list of items to bring.
San Jacinto Wildlife Area is located approximately 8 miles east of Riverside.
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