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Hunter Education Classes Offered in Challis and Salmon

Aspiring hunters can sign up for an August Hunter Education class in Challis or a September class in Salmon.

Students can register on-line at if they use a credit card to pay the $8 class fee. Debit cards, cash, and checks can be used when registering a student at the Idaho Fish and Game office. Students who register the first night of class will be required to pay by cash or check that evening.

The Challis Hunter Education class will meet from 6 to 9 p.m., starting Monday, August 18, at the Land of the Yankee Fork. The class will continue on the evenings of August 19, 21, 25, 26 and 28.

The field exercise will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, August 30.

This will be the last Hunter Education class in Challis before hunting season. Contact Dan Smith at 833-5244 for more information.

The Salmon Hunter Education class will be from 6 to 9 p.m. September 3, 4, 10 and 11, and from 1 to 4 p.m. September 12. The class will meet at the Fish and Game regional office at 99 Highway 93 North.

On-line and workbook independent study classes are also available. Students who complete an independent study Hunter Education course are required to attend a Field Day. Field Days include about three hours of classroom time, a test, and a shooting range field exercise.

Field Days have been scheduled in Salmon on July 26 and August 16. There will also be a Field Day in Challis on August 15. Bowhunter Education students who have completed the on-line course may also attend any of these Field Days.

Anyone who would like more information about upcoming Hunter and Bowhunter Education classes, may contact Bonnie Jakubos at 756-2271 or go to the Idaho Fish and Game website.