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Turkey patterning/range estimation workshop at Atlanta CA March 26

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Mar 16, 2011

MACON Mo – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will offer a free workshop for turkey hunters on patterning shotguns and improving range-estimation skills in preparation for the upcoming spring turkey season. The workshop will be held on Saturday, March 26, 9 a.m. – noon at the MDC’s Atlanta Conservation Area rifle range in Macon County.

Participants should bring their hunting shotgun, choke tubes if applicable, ammunition they wish to pattern, eye and ear protection, and a stool or chair. Pattern boards, targets and samples of non-toxic turkey ammunition will be provided.

Participation is limited and registration is required by calling Jeff Cockerham at 573-882-8388, ext. 230, or emailing jeff.cockerham@mdc.mo.gov.

The Atlanta Conservation Area is located five miles north of Macon on Hwy 63, then two miles west on Route AX, then 2.5 miles north on Jupiter Avenue. For directions or more information, visit http://tinyurl.com/6jkeoyo.

For more information on spring turkey hunting, visit http://mdc.mo.gov/hunting-trapping/turkey/spring-turkey-hunting.

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