The Friends of the Poynette Game Farm will host free Learn to Hunt pheasant programs this fall at theMacKenzie Education Center in Poynette, Richard Bong State Recreation Area in Kansasville and Wern Valley Sportsman’s Club in Waukesha.
Each two-day program will focus on the basics of pheasant hunting in a fun, supportive and relaxed atmosphere, according to organizers.
The free programs include classroom instruction, dog training demonstrations, trap shooting and a mentored pheasant hunt.
Programs at MacKenzie include overnight lodging at the center's dormitories and a tour of the Poynette Game Farm.
The programs are designed to help recruit hunters, including females.
Dates and target audiences for the MacKenzie Center pheasant programs include: