DFG Offers One-day Turkey Hunting Clinic in February

Media Contacts:
Lt. Dan Lehman, DFG Advanced Hunter Education Program Coordinator, (916) 358-4356
Kirsten Macintyre, DFG Communications, (916) 322-8988
The Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Advanced Hunter Education Program is offering a turkey hunting clinic Feb. 18 at Tejon Ranch in Kern County. Jointly sponsored by DFG, the Hunter Education Instructor Association of Southern California and Tejon Ranch, this clinic is open to hunters of all ages and skill levels.

turkey in field
Photo courtesty of the National Wild Turkey Federation.
Experienced instructor and longtime turkey hunter Dave Holbrock will lead this exciting clinic. Topics to be covered include decoy placement, blind design, ballistics, calling, equipment, game care and cleaning, cooking tips and safety. 
The clinic starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 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.
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 along Interstate 5, approximately 30 miles south of Bakersfield and 60 miles north of Los Angeles.