CDFW to Offer Turkey Hunting Clinic in Santa Clara County

hunter and turkeyMedia Contacts:
Lt. Dan Lehman, CDFW Law Enforcement Division, (916) 358-4356
Andrew Hughan, CDFW Communications, (916) 322-8944

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Advanced Hunter Education Program will offer a turkey hunting clinic on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Cañada de los Osos Ecological Reserve near Gilroy in Santa Clara County.

Designed for hunters of all skill levels, the clinic will be led by an experienced certified California Hunter Education instructor. Topics will include decoy placement, blind design, ballistics, calling, equipment, game care and cleaning, cooking tips and safety.

The clinic will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $45 for adults. Youths 16 years and younger are free but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

CDFW’s Advanced Hunter Education Program will provide all necessary class equipment. Space is limited, so participants are asked to preregister online at After registering, participants will receive an e-mail with a map to the facility and a list of items to bring.