MDWFP's Marksmanship Program will be hosting shotgun classes on
selected Saturdays throughout 2014. These intermediate and advanced
classes begin at 8:30 a.m. and finish at approximately 1:00 p.m.
They are hosted through the cooperation of local gun clubs and a
grant from the National Shooting Sports Foundation. These "free of
charge" classes are only open to the citizens of the state of
Mississippi. The students' shot shells, clay targets, instruction,
safety glasses, hearing, and eye protection will be provided along
with a shotgun if you don't have one. You may bring your own
shotgun or use one of the school's firearms.
The classes are designed to offer shooting techniques to the
hunter that would not normally be taught in our basic Hunter
Education classes. Please understand that these classes assume the
student has attended the Hunter Education class, and is physically
competent to handle a firearm.
This class covers gauge identification, pattern, choke, shot size
and application, gun mount, Dominant eye, monocular vs. binocular
vision, basic interception techniques, firearms etiquette, and
The following subjects will be covered in depth: gun fit, advanced
interception methods, natural point of aim, strong and weak side
coverage, the swing, proper sight picture for hunting, Skeet, Trap,
and Sporting Clays.
To register for a class, please call the Turcotte Office
at 601-859-3421 or by emailing email@example.com.
Classes are limited to 15 people per
All classes will be taught at the Turcotte
Education & Shooting Facilty (506 Highway 43 South,
Canton, MS 39046) unless otherwise noted.
Mississippi Marksmanship Class
A new schedule for shotgun classes will be posted