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Bowhunter Education in Great Falls

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Monday, March 30, 2009

Great Falls first bowhunter education course for this year has been set.

Registration will be 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., April 21, at the regional Fish, Wildlife and Parks office, 4600 Giant Springs Road.

Classes will be 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., April 27, 29, 30, May 4, 6, and 7, at C.M. Russell High School, 228 17 Ave NW. A field day will take place on May 9. The course is free.

Prospective bowhunters, ages 12 to 17, must take both a hunter and bowhunter education course before they can buy an archery license.

All first time bowhunters, regardless of age must complete a bowhunter education course. State law says anyone buying an archery license must show either a previous year’s archery license or a certificate of completion from a bowhunter education course.

For more information on this or any other course in north central Montana check the education link on the FWP web site, at or contact the FWP office in Great Falls, 454-5840.