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Wingshooting clinic for youth, women scheduled

A wingshooting clinic for beginning shotgun shooters will be held at Shabbona Lake State Park on Saturday, Aug. 14, and Sunday, Aug. 15.

Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. each day, with classes beginning at 10 a.m. Lessons on safe firearm handling are taught by certified firearm instructors.

The clinic is “hands on” and includes extensive live-fire at flying clay targets under the supervision of wing shooting instructors certified by the National Sporting Clays Association and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Auto-loading 28-gauge shotguns are furnished, as well as hearing and eye protection.

The clinic is sponsored by LaSalle and DeKalb County Pheasants Forever, and the Sycamore and Shabbona Sportsmen Clubs.

Classes consist of four students per instructor. Call early to make a reservation, space is limited to 24 students per day.

The $10 registration fee includes all targets, ammunition and lunch.

To make a reservation, call 815-757-2949 or visit https://www2.illinois.gov/dnr/ and select the wingshooting schedule.

Source: The Daily Chronicle

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