Youth Hunting Clinic

Children gather in a field to learn about estimating distance to a target

Come join us on September 15th for the 2013 Youth Hunting Clinic!

 The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and parks is hosting a Youth Waterfowl/Upland Bird Clinic on Sunday, September 15th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Freezeout Lake WMA.                                                                                                            

The clinic will give youth, ages 10 to 15, a chance to learn the skills needed to be a successful waterfowl and upland bird hunter.  Topics at this year’s clinic include: hunting safety, ethics and traditions, hunting regulations, waterfowl identification, decoy placement, duck calling, shotgun patterning and target shooting, shotgun distance estimating, and dog handling.  Members of the Golden Triangle Sporting Dog Club will demonstrate upland bird hunting techniques with pointing and flushing dogs. 

To sign up, youth must be between 10 and 15 years of age.  For more information and to register, call Bob Johnson at 727-7400 ext. 226.  Advance sign-up is required with participation limited to the first 40 enrollees.  The clinic is free of charge.  Lunch will be provided by the Dog Club. 

Sponsors include the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife, & Parks, the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Golden Triangle Sporting Dog Club, Upper Missouri Chapter of Pheasants Forever and the Great Falls Chapter of  Ducks Unlimited.