ADF&G opens fishing and hunting workshops

Five fishing and hunting workshops put on by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game are now open for registration. Two of the workshops, Step Into Shotgun and Waterfowl Hunting, are part of the Alaskans Afield series. Three of the workshops — Advanced Fly Tying, Upland Bird Hunting and Psyched about Silvers — are open to everyone as part of the Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman series.

Registration for the Alaskans Afield workshops is online at Registration forms for BOW courses are at and need to be faxed or emailed to Abby Lowell at (click on the ‘schedule’ tab).

Everyone who registers will be contacted with further workshop details (some locations subject to change).

Advanced Fly Tying

5-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 27

$25, Douglas State Office Building

Upland Bird Hunting

All Day, Saturday, Aug. 6

$35, Mount Roberts Alpine

Step into Shotgun

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20

$45, Fish and Game shooting range, Montana Creek Road

Minimum age of 10 years.

Waterfowl Hunting

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20

$20, Mendenhall Wetlands

Psyched about Silvers

All Day, Saturday, Aug. 27

$55, Location follows Coho run

• Contact Sports editor and Outdoors reporter Kevin Gullufsen at 523-2228 or

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