FWC offering free hunter safety course

January 31, 2009

Class held at Okaloosa County Extension Office in Feb.

Instruction will take place 6-9 p.m. Feb. 16-19, and the range portion of the class will be Feb. 21.
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.  Students should take a pencil and paper with them to take notes.

Successful completion of an approved hunter safety course is required for anyone born on or after June 1, 1975 to purchase a Florida hunting license.  The FWC course satisfies hunter safety training requirements for all other states and Canadian provinces.

The course will be at the Okaloosa County Extension Office, 5479 Old Bethel Rd. in Crestview.

People interested in attending this course can register online and obtain information about future hunter safety classes at MyFWC.com/huntered or by calling the FWC’s regional office in Panama City at 850-265-3676.