BOW archery turkey hunting series


Women who want to improve their archery target skills and then use that experience to learn how to hunt wild turkeys are encouraged to enroll in this archery series.

  • March 4-May 7, 2023
  • Various locations
  • Register for one or all of the sessions.
  • For more details email [email protected].
Women hunt participants stick their heads out of a hunting blind's windows
Session 1 • Free Introduction

Archery hunting basics pre-recorded webinar. BOW volunteer Desiree Holmberg covers archery equipment and hunting basics in this free pre-recorded webinar.

Session 2 • Archery Shop Basics

Women's archery shop basics and target practice. This woman-only session introduces women to the services provided at archery shops and then concludes with practice shooting at the indoor range. If you need equipment, contact the archery shop prior to this event using the registration email below.

  • Location: Archery Country, Rogers
  • Time & Date: 10 a.m.-11 a.m., March 4
  • Fee: $20
  • Registration: Email to [email protected]
Session 3 • 3-D Archery Shoot

This 3-D shoot is open to the public. Women will be grouped together to practice shooting outdoors at 3-D targets to learn when and where to shoot and to gauge shooting distance. This is for women planning to attend the hunt with their own hunting bow.

  • Location: Chilakoot Bowhunters Club, Stillwater
  • Time & Date: 10 a.m., March 18 or March 19
  • Fee: $20
  • Registration: Text Don Buckentin at 612-201-2882 or email Don at [email protected]
Session 4 • Beginners Archery Practice

This session is for women who are beginner archers without their own equipment. Join Dana Keller and Mike Foster for the basics of archery shooting.

  • Location: A-1 Archery, Hudson, Wis.
  • Time & Date: 6-7 p.m., March 27
  • Fee: $20
  • Registration: Online
Session 5 • Archery Hunting Practice

This session is for female archers with their own hunting bow. Join Dana and Mike for this practice shoot to ensuring your bow is ready for the hunt.

  • Location: A-1 Archery, Hudson, Wis.
  • Time & Date: 5:30-6:30 p.m., March 28
  • Fee: $20
  • Registration: Online
Session 6 • Turkey Hunting Clinic

Join Mike Foster for this in-person clinic which is open to the public. Learn the basics of archery hunting and turkey hunting. The DNR website also has pre-recorded videos on turkey hunting.

  • Location: A-1 Archery, Hudson, Wis.
  • Time & Date: 7-8:30 p.m., March 28
  • Fee: Free
  • Registration: Online
Session 7 • Mentored Archery Turkey Hunt

Women will hunt two days with a mentor. You'll need your own hunting archery equipment. This is a popular hunt so register early as space is limited to 10 women.

  • Location: East Bethel
  • Time & Date: May 5-7
  • Fee: To be determined
  • Registration: Email Linda Bylander

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