We have some exciting Free Outdoor Skills Workshops coming up in the month of April. Fly tying, Beginners Archery, Turkey Hunting Seminars, and knot tying are just a few of the seminars we will be offering this month. Please see below for dates, times and descriptions and how you can pre-register for these classes!
Ever wondered how to tie flies? We have informational and hands-on training sessions on Monday and Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm in our fly shop. Come learn a new hobby! Registration is required. Please call 816-795-4300 and ask for a fly shop associate for more information. Class sizes are limited; classes are free but you will need to bring or purchase your own supplies.
Choosing the Right Camo For Turkey Hunting:
This seminar will take place upstairs near the Optics counter on our bridge at 2pm on Saturday, April 6th and Sunday, April 7th. Come and discover which camo is going to work best for Missouri turkey hunting. Make sure you have all the right gear before heading out. You will not need to pre-register for this class.
Take Aim! Beginners Archery:
This class will focus on the basics of archery:
• Learning the safety first
• Importance of the parts of the bow
• Proper stance
• Achieving a good shot
This is a great family activity – they are open to the public, FREE, and taught by some of our seasoned Archery Staff in the store. Take Aim is a class for those who want to explore the sport of Archery. You are more than welcome to bring your own equipment, but it is not required. Please call or e-mail April at 816-795-4307 or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot. Classes will take place in our Archery Range in the Hunting Department on April 9th and April 16th at 7pm. Class size is limited and you must sign a waiver to participate.
Advanced Turkey Calling:
Join us for instruction on Advanced Turkey Calling on Saturday, April 13 & Sunday April 14 at 2pm. This seminar will be taught by Norbert, who is an active member of NWTF and a very seasoned turkey hunter and caller. This seminar will be held upstairs on our bridge near the optics counter. No need to preregister for this seminar.
Basic Knot Tying For Fishing:
Friday, April 19th at 7pm in the Conservation Room
Knots do not have to be difficult, but you need to make sure you have the right one on there to reel in that big fish. Come discover some basic knots and bring your questions. There will be hands on demonstrations. We ask that you please preregister for this seminar by emailing April at email@example.com or by calling 816-795-4307.
We will be having a Youth Archery seminar on Saturday, April 20 & Sunday, April 21 at 2pm in our Archery Range. No supplies needed. Bring the kids up to learn proper stance, safety, and how Archery can be a fun sport. Please preregister for this class by calling April at 816-795-4307 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, April 25th at 7pm
Come join Jeff as he talks about everything you need to know about making your next hiking trip the best trip of your life. He will discuss proper footwear, hiking packs, and what to pack. Please preregister for this class by e-mail - email@example.com or by telephone at 816-795-4307.
Spring Food Plots:
Come join us as we talk about getting Spring Food Plots planted on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 at 2pm. These seminars will be held upstairs on the bridge near our optics counter. No need to preregister for this seminar.
Camping Critters: Let’s Talk Fishing!
Tuesday, April 30th in the Conservation Room at 10:30am
Open to toddler's aged 2 - 5 years.
Come in and have some fun with our new Toddler Program - Camping Critters! This month, we will talk about how much fun fishing can be. Some of our topics include local fishing, learning the different parts of a fishing pole, and let the kids try their skills out at casting. We have some drinks and snacks as well and will finish up the morning by reading a story. This program normally lasts about an hour long. Space is limited - we ask you call or e-mail April for preregistration - firstname.lastname@example.org or 816-795-4307.
We hope you will be able to come in and join us for one of these fun free seminars soon!