Free ‘Turkey Hunting 101’ class to be hosted by CPW in Pueblo

Free ‘Turkey Hunting 101’ class to be hosted by CPW in Pueblo

PUEBLO, Colo. –  If you have ever wanted to learn how to hunt turkey, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has a free class coming up in Pueblo.

CPW Officer Gretchen Holschuh and Wildlife Technician Bill Velarde will host a free, three-hour class, Turkey Hunting 101, at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 5 at the CPW Hunter Education building, 2600 W. Mesa Ave. in Pueblo, 81004.

Students will learn from longtime turkey hunting professionals the behaviors and biology of the wild turkey.

The class will cover everything about turkey hunting from techniques to hunting gear. It will cover decoy placement, laws and regulations as well as tactics and how to call in the Toms.

Students will practice the four most important turkey vocalizations using slate calls provided by CPW.

There will be great door prizes, a question-and-answer session and everything else needed to be prepared for the upcoming spring turkey hunt.

The free class is limited to the first 35 participants who sign up. Register online at this link:


What: Turkey Hunting 101 class
When: 5 p.m., Friday, April 5
Where: CPW’s Pueblo Hunter Education Building at 2600 W. Mesa Ave. Pueblo, 81004
Register: Online at this link:
Questions: Call CPW Area 11 office in Pueblo, 719-561-5300