WILTON — The Wilton Fish & Game Association will offer basic handgun training for age 21 and older under the instruction of Sheriff Scott Nichols.

Participating students will undergo a four-hour training at the Wilton Fish & Game, Route 2. The class will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24. The following month there will also be a class on Saturday, March 24. There are 10 students per class, so there is adequate instruction for each student.

Participants are required to preregister and pay a $20 fee two weeks prior. To register, call Deb at 207-779-7721 or email [email protected] Send payment to Wilton Fish & Game, PO Box 339, Wilton, ME 04294. Call Scott Nichols at 207-778-2680 with questions.

Each participant will receive a certificate of training from the sheriff’s office that they can use as proof of required training in order to obtain a concealed handgun permit. The certificate is recognized by the state because Nichols is a certified firearms instructor through the Maine Criminal Justice Academy

Students must bring their own unloaded handgun in a holster with at least 50 rounds of ammunition, also a belt for the holster and hearing and eye protection. No magnums are allowed on the indoor range.

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