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Hunters Ed Course set this weekend

Posted on Monday, October 15, 2012 at 5:47 pm

The Lincoln County Hunter Education Course will be taught Oct. 19-21 at Fayetteville High School by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

Class times are 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Students must attend all classes to be certified.

Participants may register online at tnwildlife.org.

Some of the information participants will learn about includes hunter ethics and responsibility, firearm safety, handling and care, modern firearms, muzzleloaders, archery, wildlife identification, tree stand safety, field safety; survival and first aid.

All hunters born on or after Jan. 1, 1969 must complete this course before they hunt in Tennessee. Students must be at least nine years of age to be certified. Parents and non-residents are welcome to take the course. Instructors will include TWRA officers and volunteers.

Everyone must bring their Social Security number and a number two pencil. This is the last class before the Juvenile Deer Hunt.