The Missouri Department of Conservation and the Cuivre River Wildlife Management Association will be hosting a youth deer hunting clinic in Hawk Point on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 8 a.m. to noon.
The event is free and is open to all youth age 6-15, but an adult mentor must attend with the youth. The event will be held at a private shooting range in the Hawk Point area and all participants will have an opportunity to hone their skills with archery, rifle, shotgun and atlatl stations.
Participants will also learn about deer hunting, safety and regulations. Local Conservation Agents and members of the Cuivre River Wildlife Management Association will provide hands-on instruction for a safe and positive learning environment.
All equipment, firearms and ammunition will be provided.
Although this youth deer hunting clinic is free, space is limited. Participants must register by calling 636-528-4877 extension 3.
Preference will be given to youth who have not attended this event in previous years.
Registration begins on Monday, Sept. 9 and closes on Monday, Oct. 7.
–Kevin Eulinger, Lincoln County Conservation Agent