Ben Avery Clay Target Center Offers Discount For Dove Hunters

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The Ben Avery Clay Target Center is offering dove hunters a great opportunity to sharpen their wing-shooting skills before the season opener Sept. 1. With a valid state hunting license and a  migratory bird stamp, a shooter can purchase one round (25 targets) of trap, skeet or sporting clays for $5. The deal is valid through Aug. 31.

“We want Arizona’s dove hunters to have a successful and enjoyable season,” said Jonathan McCraw, range manager. “We’re pleased to be able to offer them an opportunity to come out and break some targets, while saving a few dollars when they show their valid hunting license and migratory bird stamp.”

“This is a great way to dust off the shotgun and squeeze in a little preseason practice.”

The Ben Avery Clay Target Center is a professionally managed public shotgun-shooting facility, located at 5060 W. Skeet St. (about 1.5 miles west of Interstate 17 on West Carefree Highway) in north Phoenix. Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday (closed Mondays through September). For more information, call (623) 434-8119, or visit https://www.azgfd.com/Shooting/BACTC/.

All dove hunters 18 and older must possess a valid Arizona hunting license, as well as a migratory bird stamp. Both can be purchased online now at https://www.azgfd.com/license/. But don’t just buy a hunting license. Go online and select a combo hunt and fish license that will be valid for the next 365 days  — and for only $20 more (for state residents) than the price of an individual hunting or fishing license.

For more information about dove hunting, visit www.azgfd.gov/dove.

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  1. God bless Arizona. I moved here from California 5 years ago. As a hunter and fisherman I was shamed into not doing the two things I loved to do. Here in Arizona they not only make it easy to participate in hunting and fishing they ENCOURAGE it!!!! Thank you so much Arizona. May you always say strong.

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