SALEM, Ore. — Just in time for spring turkey season, ODFW will host a turkey hunting workshop for adult participants (age 18 and older) on Saturday, April 13 at the EE Wilson Wildlife Area, 29555 Camp Adair Rd, Monmouth.
The workshop will cover choosing the right gear, setting decoys and blinds, spring vs fall hunting tactics, turkey behavior and biology, calling techniques and field dressing and cooking. ODFW will provide shotguns and ammunition for participants to practice shooting and patterning a shotgun.
The cost is $52 and includes lunch. Register by April 6 at ODFW’s Licensing website (be sure to use verify/look up your account if you are a returning ODFW customer). More information at the MyODFW.com event page.
“Turkey hunting is an exciting challenge, an American tradition and a great source of delicious wild protein,” says Brandon Dyches, ODFW hunter recruitment specialist. “Join us and find out why so many hunters get hooked on turkey hunting.”
Spring turkey season is open statewide from April 15-May 31 each year and there is also a fall turkey hunting season.
ODFW offers a variety of workshops teaching people how to hunt, fish, crab and clam. See current classes at https://myodfw.com/workshops-and-events.