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NW Kansas Hunter Education Field Day

Hunter Education Course!
Hunter Education class offered next week. Youths 11 and older interested in hunting, trapping and other outdoor sports need to complete the 2020 hunter-education course. It starts with an online part, which can be found at A required in-person class will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, in the Little Theater at the Colby Community Building. Then Saturday, Aug. 15, the Northwest Kansas Hunter Education Field Day will run from 8 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Colby Trap Club, five miles west and a mile south of U.S. 24. Preregister at the Colby Country Trader Gun Shop no later than next Thursday.
Activities include shotgunning and muzzle loading, archery, fur harvesting and a trail walk. All three parts must be completed to earn a certificate. For information, contact Kevin Klag at the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism at (785) 462-3367.