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WOMEN ONLY CAST 'N BLAST IN STEAMBOAT SPRINGS
7/24/2012
Credit:
CPW press release
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. - A women-only Cast 'N Blast seminar will be held in Steamboat Springs, Saturday, August 4, and women interested in learning the basics of fly-fishing, proper firearms handling and safe shooting skills are invited to attend.

The free, daylong event will begin at 8:30 a.m. to mid-afternoon. No experience is necessary and all equipment will be provided.

The firearms and fishing skills will be taught by Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers and volunteers, including knowledgeable, local fly-fishing guides.

"Some women may not have a mentor or an experienced person to teach them these skills," said Education Coordinator Kathleen Tadvick. "This class is perfect for them because they learn in a comfortable environment."

Cast 'N Blast is part of Colorado Parks and Wildlife's Women Afield Program. Through workshops, clinics, seminars, and educational hunts, the program focuses on teaching the skills, ethics and traditions of hunting to novice women.

For more information and to register, please contact Christy Bubenheim at 970-870-2855. A $15 deposit is required to reserve a space and a lunch.


What: Women-only, Cast 'N Blast seminar

When: Saturday, August 4, 8:30 a. m. to mid-afternoon

Where: Steamboat Springs - Specific location and directions provided after registering

Contact: Christy Bubenheim - Colorado Parks and Wildlife office in Steamboat Springs at 970-870-2855.

For more information about the Women Afield Program, please visit: http://wildlife.state.co.us/Hunting/HunterOutreach/WomenAfield/Pages/WomenAfield.aspx

Colorado Parks and Wildlife was created by the merger of Colorado State Parks and the Colorado Division of Wildlife, two nationally recognized leaders in conservation, outdoor recreation and wildlife management. Colorado Parks and Wildlife manages 42 state parks, all of Colorado's wildlife, more than 300 state wildlife areas and a host of recreational programs.

To learn more about Colorado's state parks, please see: http://www.parks.state.co.us

To learn more about Colorado's wildlife programs, please see: http://wildlife.state.co.us