Youth Pheasant Day – The Hunt Recap

This year’s fair-weather youth pheasant hunting day had  youth hunters along with their mentors and field dogs turn out for an educational and productive day. Several of the youth hunters have opted to take their season’s first bird into the Norco pheasant taxidermy class to be held later this year. …

Pheasant Hunting at Norco 2018

If you are new to pheasant hunting at Norco, here are a few details to plan and enjoy your outing. volunteers set out pheasants in the fields at 5:45 am. Open to anyone, just show up at 5.30 am. anyone hunting with dogs should be parked off to the left …

Pheasant Taxidermy Class Session 2 Concludes with 9 Pheasants Ready for Display

On Sunday, January, the class reconvened for session 2. At the end of session 1, the instructor left with the student’s pheasant which was feathers, skin, bone, and wire supports for the wings and legs. The birds were tumbled dried in moisture absorbing media. https://www.norco.club/2017/12/18/taxidermy-class-session-1-all-students-learning-the-trade-and-technique-with-flying-colors/ Session 2 transforms the pheasant to …

Taxidermy Class Session 1 – All Students Learning the Trade and Technique with Flying Colors

The Norco hosted Taxidermy Class led by self-taught taxidermist Curt De Villers went off without a hitch, whereby a full day of leading hunters/students through the first stage of mounting a pheasant. The major steps for session 1 were: separate the carcass (meat and entrails) from the skin/feathers; detailed work …