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REGISTRATION OPEN FOR YOUTH DOVE HUNT

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR YOUTH DOVE HUNT

July 17, 2014

Family members are welcome to attend this half-day hunt

PRATT – The Jayhawk Chapter of the Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation (QUWF) and the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) invite youth age 16 and younger to register for their 7th Annual Youth Dove Hunt. The Sept. 1 opening day hunt will take place at Clinton Wildlife Area west of Lawrence and will begin just before sunrise and run through mid-day. Mentors will accompany all participants, but non-hunting family members are encouraged to attend, as well.

Shotguns, non-toxic shells, and eye and ear protection will be provided to participants, who are encouraged to dress in camouflage or dark-colored clothing.

To register for this event, contact QUWF member Dr. John Hill at (785) 550-5657 or by e-mail at hills4ku@hotmail.com.

Participants age 16 must have a Kansas hunting license, unless exempt by Kansas law and a Harvest Information Program (HIP) permit. For more information, visit ksoutdoors.com and click “Services / Education / Hunter.”

The dove season is Sept. 1-Oct. 31 and Nov. 1-9. For information regarding migratory bird hunting regulations, license and stamp requirements, legal methods of take, non-toxic shot and more, visit ksoutdoors.com and click “Hunting / Migratory Birds / Federal Migratory Bird Regulations.”

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