Online registration is still open for the Polson area hunter education course. Register online at fwp.mt.gov; click Hunter Education Schedule and follow directions to register. See http://fwp.mt.gov/education/hunter/hunterEd.html.
Classes will be held at the Polson Middle School from 6:30- 9 p.m. on September 30, October 3, 4, 7 and 9. The field exercise is on Saturday, October 5 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. All these sessions are required for the students to be certified. Here is the summary of the schedule:
Monday, September 30, 2013 – 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Thursday, October 3, 2013 – 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Friday, October 4, 2013 – 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Saturday, October 5, 2013 – 8:00am – 2:00pm
Monday, October 7, 2013 – 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 – 6:30pm – 9:00pm
All hunter education classes are free of charge. By state law, anyone born after January 1, 1985, must have completed the Hunter Education Course to buy a hunting license in Montana. The minimum age for hunting in Montana is 12 (11-year olds who turn 12 by January 16 of the license year can qualify, see regulations).
Contact instructor Tom Fieber at 250-3386 for more information.
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