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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 23, 2012 
CONTACTS:
Chris McCloud 
217-785-0075 
 
 
Wingshooting clinic opportunities for youth and women at Johnson-Sauk Trail 
Kewanee, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the Henry/Rock Island chapters of Pheasants Forever are sponsoring a Youth/Women’s Wingshooting Clinic for beginning shotgunners at Johnson-Sauk Trail State Recreation Area near Kewanee. The clinic will be held on Saturday, September 15, for young wingshooters 10-15 years of age and for women of all ages.

The clinic will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with sign-in beginning at 9:30 a.m. The professional wingshooting teachers are Certified National Sporting Clays Association Wingshooting instructors. There is a $10.00 registration fee that covers shotguns, ammunition, and lunch.

Reservations can be made by calling Bill Candler between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Monday – Friday at 309-848-0080.  Space is limited to 24 students. Reservations can be made through September 12.  There will be a short classroom presentation on basic firearm safety and handling by an Illinois DNR Certified Volunteer Hunter Safety Instructor followed by hands-on training and live fire at clay targets.

Where:  Johnson Sauk Trail State Recreation Area -  Rte 78 Kewanee

When: Saturday, September 15    10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  (9:30 a.m. registration)                            

Instructors:  IDNR Certified NCSA Wingshooting Instructors                                                         

Charge:  $10.00 registration fee – make checks payable to Pheasants Forever                         
                        
Supplies/ Materials:  Includes shotguns, ammunition, clay targets, traps, eye and ear protection.  
                                                                             
Reservations:  Call 309-848-0080 or 563-726-3323, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m.–8 p.m.


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