Hunter Education Hunting 101 *OPTIONAL* - 12/15/2018 - (424240)

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Dec 15
08:30 am - 04:30 pm
Resaca de la Palma State Park
1000 New Carmen Ave
Brownsville, TX 78521
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Instructor: Brock Minton

About the Course

Hunting & Shooting Sports 101 courses including, but are not limited to, Deer, Turkey, Hog, Waterfowl, Dove, Upland Game, Small Game, Western Big Game, Bow Hunting, Black Powder, Crossbows, Basic Firearm, Sporting Clays, Big Bore Rifle, Handgun, Silhouettes, 3-Gun, Trapper Education and Outdoor Survival. These 3-to-8 hour, hands-on seminars and workshops are designed for family members of all ages to learn more about the animals hunted, tools used in hunting and the shooting sports, and where to go in Texas to enjoy these activities. NOTE: Advanced courses do NOT issue the required hunter education certification. However, some advanced courses, such as bow hunter education, may issue separate certifications.

Be sure to verify that the class you are registering for is the Hunting 101 Optional Course.

You may also contact your local Texas Parks and Wildlife Department office or call TPWD Austin headquarters at 1-800-792-1112, ext. 4999.

When you arrive at the course:

  • Pay the fee to the instructor. Some instructors may charge additional fees.
  • Attend the entire course.
  • Take the written exam and get at least 75% correct to pass.
  • Upon successful completion, you may receive a temporary card, if the advanced course issues a certificate. You may legally hunt with a valid Texas hunting license and your temporary certification card. Your permanent Texas Hunter Education certification card will be available for downloading and printing online in your Account Profile on this site.
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Waterfowl 101 Workshop - Waterfowl of the Central Flyway This course provides information pertaining to waterfowl of the Central Flyway.  TPWD biologists will be instructing the Behavior, Diversity, Waterfowl ID; Game Wardens will instruct Federal and State game laws pertaining to waterfowl; Specialist will cover topics Ethics, Waterfowl Calls/Calling, Decoy Placement, and Hunting Techniques (Cammo, Blinds, etc.). **A waterfowl hunt will take place the following morning (Sunday 12-16-18) for those attending the Saturday workshop.  Info on the hunt will be distributed during the workshop on Saturday. Waterfowl Workshop December 15th, 2018 Time   8:30am - 4:30pm Resaca de la Palma State Park (Classroom) 1000 New Carmen Ave. Brownsville, TX 78521 Contact:  Brock Minton (361) 944-3617 **What to bring:  Warm Camouflage clothing; waders; shotgun & ammo (non-toxic #4 or larger) matching gauge; hunting license with both waterfowl state and federal stamps; decoys and calls if possible.