Iowa Hunters Education Field Day, Youth Pheasant Hunt set for October 23

The Allamakee County Conservation Board (ACCB) and the Mississippi Valley Sportsman Club will be hosting a Hunters Education Field day Saturday, October 23 at the Mississippi Valley Sportsman Club from 8:30 a.m.-11.30 a.m. This will be a field day course to complete online hunter’s education requirements for anyone 17 years of age or younger.

Attendees must bring with them a certificate of completion of the online Iowa Hunters Education Course to participate in the field day exercises. Participants can go to this link to register: Registration for the field day is limited to 20 students.  For more information on the Hunters Education Field Day contact the Allamakee County Conservation Board at 563-538-0403.

The Allamakee County Pheasants Forever and the Mississippi Valley Sportsman Club will also be hosting a free youth pheasant hunt after the Hunters Education field day is finished.  A separate registration is required for the youth pheasant hunt. A registration in the Hunters Education Field day does not guarantee a spot in the youth pheasant hunt. For more information or to register for the youth pheasant hunt, contact Dan Halverson at 563-419-5472.

Participants in the youth pheasant hunt may bring their own firearm. If participants do not have their own firearm, one will be provided to them. Lunch and ammunition will be provided to all participants in the youth pheasant hunt.

The Mississippi Valley Sportsman’s Club is located at 1797 Columbus Road, Lansing. Participants are reminded to dress accordingly for the weather, as many of the day’s events will take place outside.

A full schedule of upcoming events hosted by the Allamakee County Conservation Board is available by following the ACCB on Facebook. To register for the event or to receive more information on this or any event, call the ACCB at 563-538-0403.