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Wild turkey hunting basics class March 30; sign up

Tracks indicate where an autumn-season hunter might set up to ambush wild turkeys on a flock’s regular feeding route. (Rich Landers)
Tracks indicate where an autumn-season hunter might set up to ambush wild turkeys on a flock’s regular feeding route. (Rich Landers)

HUNTING -- An free evening class "Basics of Turkey Hunting" is being offered by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife on March 30 with a limit of 20 participants.

The course will cover natural history and management of turkeys in Washington, proper equipment needed to hunt them and techniques to be successful in harvesting a turkey.  

Instructor Joey McCanna has dealt with wild turkeys as a wildlife biologist as well as during years of hunting them.

Information on local turkey hunting areas also will be discussed.

The course will run 6 p.m.-9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at the department's Eastern Region Office, 2315 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley.

This free course is limited to 20 registered participants on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sign-up in advance by phone, (509) 892-1001, or in person at the regional office. 



Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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