California To Offer Bear Hunting Clinic

Bear Hunting Magazine

State of California " Department of Fish and Game Office of Communications, Education & Outreach

The California Department of Fish and Games (DFG) Advanced Hunter Education Program is offering a bear hunting clinic February 13, 2010 in Diamond Springs, CA. The one-day class will include information about bear biology, habits and habitat; styles of hunting bear; gear and garb; dog breeds used to hunt bear; pre-season scouting; bear signs; shooter positions; and how to field dress a bear.

The class will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Diamond Springs Memorial Hall, approximately 41 miles east of Sacramento. The cost is $45 for adults. Students 16 years and younger are free, but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Lunch will be provided by the Pacific Coast Hunter Education Instructor Association for a $10 donation.

Space is limited and participants must register in advance at Upon registration, participants will receive an e-mail with a map to the facility, a list of items to bring and a workshop agenda.

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