Date(s): Friday, November 30, 2018
Hours: 5:00 AM
Event: Pheasants Forever Mentored Hunt
Join Iowa DNR and Pheasants Forever for this two day event for adults 18 years an older who are interested learning more about pheasant hunting. Friday night is a three hour workshop at Butch Olofson Shooting Range near Polk City covering pheasant biology, pheasant hunting basics and shotgun shooting. Saturday features an actual pheasant hunt at Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge near Prairie City Iowa. Warm comfortable clothes will be necessary as well as comfortable hiking boots. Hats and Vests will be provided by Pheasants Forever and Iowa DNR. Guns and ammo will be provided as well. Following the hunt on Saturday instructors will help you clean your pheasants, prep them for the freezer and share some of their favorite recipe samples. Friday Dinner and Saturday lunch will be provided. Participants must have their Hunter Education Certificate and Hunting License and Habitat Stamp. An Apprentice License exempts hunters from Hunter Ed for up to two years. More information can be found at http://www.iowadnr.gov/Hunting/Hunter-Education/Learn-to-Hunt This event is in partnership with Pheasants Forever, US Fish and Wildlife Service and Backcountry Hunters and Anglers.
Uriah L Hansen
Butch Olofson Shooting Range & Neil Smith Wildlife Refuge
11652 NW Nissen Dr Polk City, IA (Map Location)