Missouri Department of Conservation to hold wingshooting workshop near Kirksville

Man Firing Shotgun

The Missouri Department of Conservation will hold a free basic shotgun wingshooting workshop near Kirksville. Hunters at least 14 years old are invited to the program outside at the Big Creek Conservation Area October 27th at 4:30.

The workshop will help new shooters and migratory and upland bird hunters improve their hunting skills. Topics to be covered include how to select the best ammunition and choke combination for hunting; improve shooting, range, and distance-estimation skills; and properly pattern shotguns.

Participants should bring their hunting shotgun and choke tubes, if applicable, as well as shotgun ammunition they with to pattern, eye and ear protection, and a stool or chair. Participants should dress for the weather. MDC will provide clay targets and 12 and 20-gauge practice ammunition.

Wingshooting workshop participants should preregister by October 20th at mdc-event-s3licensing.com. Contact Conservation Educator Rob Garver for more information on the event October 27th by calling 660-785-2420 or emailing rob.garver@gmail.com.