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Aug. 13, 2003


The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife is offering a new series of advanced education classes for New Jersey hunters at the Lincoln Park Archery Club in Morris County this summer and fall. The classes are designed for beginning or experienced hunters who want to increase their knowledge and improve their skills.

“Bow Shooting for Beginners” will be offered on Tuesday, Aug. 19, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Class topics will cover the fundamentals of archery including proper shooting form, sight adjustments and basic bow tuning. Participants will also have a chance to practice at an indoor range with a certified Hunter Education Instructor. Students should bring their bows and arrows (no broadheads) to class.

“Advanced Bow Tuning” will be offered Tuesday, Oct. 21, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. It is designed for bowhunters who want to hone their already existing skills. Topics include bow tuning, paper shooting, powder testing and fine-tuning broadheads. Students should bring their own equipment.

“Hunting Whitetails” will be offered on Tuesday, Nov. 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. The class will cover deer biology, behavior, scouting, hunting tactics and field dressing.

All classes are free. Visit the following links for more information and check back often as courses are continually being offered throughout the year.
Bow Shooting for Beginners
Advanced Bow Tuning
Hunting Whitetails

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