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DOW to offer free turkey hunting seminar

Some of the best spring turkey hunting in Colorado can be found in the ponderosa pine forests near Pagosa Springs.

Learn to hunt wild turkeys at a free seminar, 4-6 p.m., April 15, in the Extension Building at the Archuleta County Fairgrounds.

Experts from the Colorado Division of Wildlife will be on hand to explain all aspects of turkey hunting, including: where and when to go; types of calls; hunting strategies; types of ?firearms and ammo needed; how to dress; and rules, regulations and ethics.?

“Wild turkeys are a challenge to hunt and they provide an excellent and nutritious meal,” said Adrian Archuleta, a district wildlife manager in the Pagosa Springs area.

Turkey hunting is also a great way for novices to get started hunting. The season is six weeks long; and hunting the birds, while challenging, is not as difficult as learning the aspects of hunting big game.

The 2011 spring turkey season starts on April 9 and continues through May 22.

For more information, call the division office in Durango at (970) 375-6744.

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