MDC offers Wingshooting for the Hunter Workshop in Kirksville June 23

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KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites hunters of all ages to a Wingshooting for the Hunter Workshop in Kirksville on June 23. The program will take place 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the MDC Northeast Regional Office, 3500 S. Baltimore Road in Kirksville.  

This FREE workshop will help migratory and upland bird hunters improve their hunting skills with non-toxic shot. Topics covered in the program will include how to select the best ammunition and choke combination for hunting, how to improve shooting skills, general information on the latest non-toxic shotgun ammunition, how to improve range and distance estimation skills, and how to properly pattern shotguns.

Participants should bring their hunting shotguns and choke tubes, if applicable, non-toxic shotgun ammunition they wish to pattern, eye and ear protection, lunch, and a stool or chair. Clay targets, 12- and 20-guage non-toxic practice ammunition will be provided.

Participants must preregister by June 22. To sign up or for more information, visit, call (660) 785-2420, or email