MAINE - The Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife's (IFW) Becoming an Outdoorswoman (BOW) program is offering a one-day Shotgun program at the Hermon Skeet Club on Saturday, October 9 from 8:30am to 4:00pm. Work on your shotgun skills; get individual instruction and plenty of opportunities to shoot 5 stand, skeet and trap.
This is the last of six exciting opportunities to learn a variety of outdoor skills in 2004. All of these workshops, sponsored by IFW, are aimed primarily at women 18 years and older. Talented instructors volunteer their time so that these programs are as affordable as possible.
BOW Instructors will also brief you on how to purchase a shotgun, upland bird hunting and waterfowl hunting. Participants registering for the shotgun workshops must have previously taken a Firearm Safety program, either at BOW or elsewhere. Registration deadline for the October 9th Shotgun Clinic is Friday, October 1st. The workshop fee is $55.00 (includes lunch, instruction and ammunition) and there is a maximum of 20 participants. This program will run rain or shine!
If want a great opportunity to practice and hone your shooting skills just as bird season begins, this clinic is for you! This opportunity is designed (primarily) for women; and are taught by dedicated and skilled leaders; providing a supportive atmosphere that encourages learning and skill building.
For more information and applications, visit www.mefishwildlife.com, (click education, then BOW); or contact Lisa Kane, MDIFW, 284 State Street, SHS 41, Augusta, ME 04333; email Lisa.Kane@maine.gov.
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