Combo Class: How to Buy a Hunting Rifle & Online Scouting for Big Game
August 9, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Phone: 503-706-7481
We are excited to offer a 2-hour combo Learn to Hunt workshop covering two topics:
- Part 1: How to select and purchase a hunting rifle (1 hour)
- Part 2: Using digital mapping software to scout for big game (1 hour)
In the rifle class you will learn:
- What hunting cartridges and calibers are legal and suitable for Oregon’s big game animals
- What hunting rifles are legal and useful in Oregon
- How to select hunting ammunition
- How to sight in a rifle
- At the end of the class, you should be comfortable discussing rifles and be able to select a rifle to suit your needs
In the online scouting class you will learn:
- Key features of various online mapping software
- How to use waypoints and tracks in hunting scenarios
- Battery saving protocols
- Avoiding common pitfalls in the field
- How to identify potential big game habitat using online maps
- Strategies for navigating and hunting using your digital maps
We will conduct a demo scout using the onX app. Before class, we recommend that you download the 7-day free free trial of onX on your phone or just jump in and buy it with discount code OHA20.
If you are feeling super ambitious, read our online lesson about Digital Maps and come prepared to demo ONX live with us and ask questions.
This live event is part of OHA’s Learn to Hunt Program.