Hunter Education Hunting 101 *OPTIONAL* - 12/28/2019 - (719406)

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Dec 27
06:00 pm - 08:30 pm
Dec 28
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Cactus Rec Center
600 Center
Cactus, TX 79013
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Instructor: Randy Spradlin

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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Upland Game 101d with hunt

This workshop focuses species recognition, brood, feeding and habitat. Classroom portion of workshop will occur Friday evening at the Dumas Community Center.  Hunt will take place Saturday morning at the City of Cactus Water Treatment Facility. Hunter education, and current hunting license is required.  As with ALL TPWD activities, blaze orange, hearing and eye protection is REQUIRED! No shotguns larger than 12 gauge allowed.  If you need a shotgun, please contact me ASAP! Happy hunting! Randy Spradlin 512.923.3509 randy.spradlin@tpwd.texas.gov