Monticello, Florida Wingshooting School

A traditional upland hunting and shotgun shooting school located in sunny Florida.

Monticello, Florida Wingshooting School


Learn the art of wingshooting in a traditional Old South setting. Located just 30 minutes east of Tallahassee, these historic shotgun shooting grounds feature fully-automated traps, a high tower, and a quail walk. The expert instructors at Mays Pond place particular emphasis on pass shooting instruction for quail, dove, and waterfowl hunting. Wingshooting school and shotgun shooting classes are held in a beautifully restored one-room Georgia schoolhouse, where catered lunches are served daily. Choose our one-day or two-day school.

You'll cover it all at the Mays Pond, Florida Wingshooting School:

  • Basic shotgun shooting safety
  • How to mount a shotgun so you will shoot exactly where you're looking
  • How to shoot all types of clays scenarios: going away, crossing, low incomers, singles, and doubles
  • Proper shooting stance
  • Proper shotgun fit

Cancellation Policy & Fees:
If the reservation is cancelled 60+ days from your school date, Orvis will offer a full refund back the original method of payment, or the reservation can be transferred to another available school. If the reservation is cancelled 30-60 days from the date of the school, the customer will have a choice between a refund of 50% or transferring the reservation to another available school. On cancellations 29 days or less there is no refund and no transfer. There will be no refund extended to students who do not attend their scheduled school and do not notify the school within the timeframes listed in this policy. Any reservation that has been transferred to a different date cannot be later cancelled without 100% payment penalty.

For questions please contact Orvis Schools and Reservations (toll free) 866-531-6213

Travel Insurance:
To protect your investment, we strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance. Travel insurance may help you in the event you have to cancel or postpone your trip for reasons outside of your control. It is also beneficial if you need medical assistance or emergency evacuation during your travels. To learn more about purchasing travel insurance or an emergency evacuation membership through Global Rescue, please visit Please note: you will receive important benefits if your insurance is purchased within 20 calendar days of your trip.


1-Day Dates

October 2021 23 Saturday
  29 Friday
November 2021 13 Saturday
December 2021 11 Saturday

2-Day Dates

October 2021 25-26 Monday-Tuesday
November 2021 6-7 Saturday-Sunday
  11-12 Thursday-Friday
  15-16 Monday-Tuesday


Activities in the Thomasville, Georgia area
Visitor Center, 866-577-3600 or 229-228-7977
(For more information or to view a calendar of events, please visit

The Big Oak
Birdsong Nature Center
Dillon Candy Company
Historic Dawson Street and Hansell Street
Historic Downtown Thomasville with shopping and dining
Jack Hadley Black History Museum
Pebble Hill Plantation
Sweet Grass Dairy
Thomasville Rose Garden
The Beadel House at Tall Timbers Research Station
Lapham-Patterson House
State Farmer's Market
Thomas County Museum of History
1854 Wright House

Fall Annual Events

Fall Sampler at Pebble Hill Museum
Plantation Wildlife Arts Festival
Art on the Bricks
Fall Festival at Birdsong Nature Center
Wagon Days in Downtown Coolidge
Thomasville Fly-in
Lapham Patterson House's "Edgar Allen Poe: Victorian Master of Macabre"
Boston Mini-Marathon


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  • 1-Day School $575
  • 2-Day School $1,149
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