What’s one of the biggest issues facing Oregon’s ungulates? Predation! Oregon is home to tens of thousands of bear, cougar, coyote, wolves, bobcat and more. However, few Oregonian’s specifically target these animals. In fact, people often believe you can’t eat bear or cougar…this a myth, bear and cougar are fantastic. Many who are skeptical often become advocates for how good it tastes.
Regardless of how you feel about bear and cougar meat, here’s the top 4 reasons you should attend the Oregon Outdoor Council’s 2nd Annual Predator Hunting Seminar.
When: December 2nd, 2017 from 9 – 2 pm
Where: Holiday Inn at the Portland Airport
8439 NE Columbia Blvd Portland OR 97220
One of the top reasons people quit hunting (or hesitate to learn) is a lack of success. At the seminar you’ll learn from some of the best Oregon has to offer so you can enjoy consistent success in the field.
Scott Napoli has filled more cougar tags without hounds than any other hunter I know. He’ll share all his secrets to locating and successfully calling cougar, coyotes, and bobcats.
Heather Aldrich is easily the most active and successful female bear hunter in Oregon. She’s an inspiration for all of Oregon’s aspiring huntresses and chasing bruins is her passion. Heather will teach you how to locate prime bear habitat and food sources in spring and fall, how to identify a boar versus sow, and sizing up bears.
David Walker and Brad Mombert of the Oregon United Sporting Dogs Association are two excellent houndsmen. They’ll teach you how to get started with hounds and how to locate bobcats.
Oregon is home to some of the top gear manufacturers and several will be in attendance showcasing. You’ll get the chance to network, learn about their new gear, and pick-up new tools for your adventures.
• Bravo! Tents
• Baschieri & Pellagri
• Hunt Oregon
• Oregon Trappers Association
• Oregon United Sporting Dogs Association
Your event registration automatically enters you into a free giveaway for thousands of dollars in prizes (no additional purchase necessary). Prizes include:
• HMR .17 Predator Rifle
• Leupold Scope
• Benchmade Knife
• Flextone Electronic Predator Call
• Cabela’s Gift Card
• And much more!
Outdoorsman, Author, and Host of the Top-Rated MeatEater Podcast and the MeatEater TV show; Steven Rinella will give a 45-minute presentation with a 30-minute meet and greet style Q&A. You’ll hear Rinella’s perspective on the future of hunting and conservation, stories from his hunting adventures, and why predator management is important to the success of our lifestyle.
Registration includes a gourmet catered lunch.
What are you waiting for? Get your tickets to attend today!