Youth Activities

2020 Youth Dove Hunt

 

Each year the Jayhawk Chapter of QUWF sponsors the Hunter Education Program and four youth hunts; a dove and pheasant hunt. This year the dove hunt will be held on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 from 4:30 p.m. until sundown. There is no cost for this hunt. Shotgun shells are provided as well as shotguns, if needed. The hunt will again be at the Clinton Wildlife area, just west of Clinton Lake. We have a new location this year, so, contact us for details. The hunt is open to youths ages 11-15. Parents are welcome as mentors but other mentors will be available as needed. Pre-registration is required. Contact John Hill at 785-841-9555 or 785-550-5657 for information and directions to the field.

 

Location of Dove Hunt:
Meet at 4:30PM at the west end of the Walmart parking lot on West 6th & Congressional. If you cannot meet to caravan, please go to the Richard B Hanger Bog Wildlife Area at 9049 Southeast Shawnee Heights Road (89th & Shawnee Heights Road).

Details:
 

  •  All youth UNDER 16, are welcome to this hunt!  If you have someone over the age of 16 that is an inexperienced hunter, please contact John Hill.

  • Safety talk and requirements will be covered upon arrival, before the hunt. 

  • Safe hunting best practices will be followed with small groups of both youth and mentors. 

  • Masks are mandated- please be mindful of this. 

  • Social distancing will be encouraged and will be implemented.

  • All ammo will be provided for youth. 

  • If a youth does not have a firearm, one will be provided for them. 

  • All youth hunters will receive a blaze orange hat. 

  • Once the hunt is over, youth are educated on how to clean birds. 

  • Cleaning materials and zip lock bags will be provided for youth. 

  • Water will be provided. 

  • Parents are welcome as mentors, but other mentors will be available as needed.

Register For The Dove Hunt

2020 Youth Pheasant Hunt.

The youth pheasant hunt will be held in October at Eckman's Game Preserve on October 11, 2020.
Contact Jon Francis at 785-550-5663 or jfrancis.lous@gmail.com.

More details to follow.

 

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