Cumberland Times-News

Outdoors

April 19, 2014

Turkey hunting class scheduled

TYRONE, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Game Com- mission will offer a Successful Turkey Hunting course at the Tyrone Sportsmen Association on April 27 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

“This program will provide the skills and knowl- edge to really enjoy a trip afield while attempting to bag a turkey,” said Wildlife Conservation Officer Barry Leonard.

Classroom instruction will include orienteering skills, and shot selection methods designed to increase the chance for success. Techniques for hunting safely will be taught.

Field instruction will include scouting methods and hunting techniques, including  the  effective  use of decoys. One session will be about patterning shot- guns.

To register, visit the commission’s website at www.pgc.state.pa.us. Go to the Hunter Education Classes tab and then follow the prompts.

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