bow huntingWEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (3/6/13) – A free Kentucky Hunter Education and Bowhunter course is scheduled for Saturday, March 16.

This is a one-day course starting at 8 a.m. and will be held at Pleasant Valley Archery Club on Highway 293, two miles south of Providence. The 10-hour course, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and Pleasant Valley Archery Club, will include classroom instruction in hunter ethics, wildlife identification, outdoor survival, first aid, firearms, bow hunting, and ammunition.

The last session will include actual range firing and examination. Upon successful completion of the course, a graduate card will be issued which is valid in any state where such certification is required. Attendance at all four sessions is required for certification. All hunters born on or after Jan. 1, 1975, shall, while hunting, carry a valid hunter education course graduate card in addition to the appropriate Kentucky hunting license requirements. A bow hunter not in possession of a firearm may carry a ‘National Bowhunter Education Program’ course completion card in lieu of the hunter education card.

Children under age 12 and persons exempt from purchasing a hunting license are not required to possess the card while hunting. Children under age 12 shall be accompanied by an adult of at least 18 years of age while hunting.

For additional information, please contact Darrell L. Hill at 667-2283. You must pre-register for this course! If participant has taken classroom sessions by video, CD-Rom, workbook or internet, you may come to the range.

Charlie Hust
Journal Hust

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