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Youth Waterfowl Clinic Sept. 7-8 in Bismarck

Monday, August 27, 2012

The State Game and Fish Department’s Encouraging Tomorrow’s Hunters program is a primary sponsor for a youth waterfowl hunting clinic Sept. 7-8 in Bismarck. Ducks Unlimited is hosting the event.

The clinic is for youth ages 16 and under and their parents, and is held at the DU Great Plains Regional Office. Sessions include duck identification, decoy spreads, hunting gear, duck calling and retriever training. The first 20 kids age 9 and older to register can participate in a training event at Capital City Sporting Clays.

Activities run from 4-6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7. The shooting event is Saturday, Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and from 1-3 p.m.

Preregistration is required by calling DU at (701) 202-8896, or emailing jkross@ducks.org.

The Game and Fish Department’s Encouraging Tomorrow’s Hunters program provides grant dollars to help local communities and organizations fund events that promote youth hunting and shooting sports. For more information, contact outreach biologist Pat Lothspeich at (701) 328-6332.