Unique 2-Day Upland Hunting School at Orvis Sandanona, NY - Feb/March 2016

What better way to learn the sport or become a better and more productive upland hunter.

Unique 2-Day Upland Hunting School at Orvis Sandanona, NY - Feb/March 2016

Overview

Orvis Sandanona is offering a unique, one-of-a-kind learning opportunity for beginning upland hunters, or those interested in honing their understanding of the field hunting experience. This course is designed to take students from the basics of wingshooting technique right through the process of actual upland field hunts. Professional guides and instructors will be at your side every step of the way, and they will provide a safe and enjoyable entry into the world of upland bird hunting.

This special opportunity begins with our elite team of instructors guiding you through our instructional shooting areas, and improving every detail of your wingshooting technique. Clay target presentations will mimic real hunting scenarios, and students will build confidence and comfort through practice. Our corps of seasoned instructors will polish your wingshooting skills, or teach you from the ground up, in order that you might seamlessly transfer your skills into the hunting field.

The second day of the course will be spent in the field, alongside an instructor and field guide. Here, the skills of Day One are put into practice, as you hunt pheasants and partridge over top-notch dogs. Day Two will consist of a 2-hour morning field hunt, then a break for lunch in the new clubhouse, then another 2-hour hunt in the afternoon.

This is one of the greatest opportunities for aspiring upland hunters available, offering not only improvement on the practice range, but continued instruction and improvement in a real-world hunting environment. What better way to learn the sport or become a better and more productive upland hunter.

Itinerary

Upland Hunting School Class Program
Orvis Sandanona in Millbrook, New York

Day One
Time Activity & Description
9:00 a.m. Arrival at Sandanona Clubhouse.
9:15 a.m. Instructor introductions - student evaluations followed by our wingshooting video and safety briefing.
10:00 a.m. Students and instructors working in shooting instruction areas.
12:00 p.m. Lunch in the Sandanona Clubhouse.
1:00 p.m. Resume shooting in instructional areas with instructors.
2:30 p.m. Break and change shooting areas.
4:00 p.m. End of first day.

Day Two
Time Activity & Description
9:00 a.m. Arrival and warm-up shooting at the wobble trap with instructors.
10:00 a.m. Students paired with instructors and field guides then depart to hunting grounds for a 2-hour walk-up field hunt.
12:00 p.m. Lunch at the Sandanona Clubhouse.
1:00 p.m. Students change instructors, guides, and hunting fields for another afternoon walk-up field hunt.
3:00 p.m. End of day.

Dates

Orvis Upland Hunting School at Orvis Sandanona, NY
2017 School Dates

January 2017 12-13 Thursday-Friday
     
February 2017 16-17 Thursday-Friday
     
March 2017 23-24 Tuesday-Wednesday

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