Youth Hunting Hunting News

New Mexico Leftover Elk, Deer and Javelina Tags Available in August

Youth and adult hunters who missed a shot at a big-game hunting license during this year's annual drawing will have another chance this August when the Department of Game and Fish puts more than 5,000 deer, elk and javelina licenses up for sale on the agency Web site.

Minnesota Youth Deer Hunt Applications Due Aug 20th

Minnesota youth have until Friday, Aug. 20, to apply for 15 mentored deer hunts in October, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

"With a relaxed pace, these hunts provide high-quality introductory experiences where the total focus of the adult is on mentoring the youth hunter" said Mike Kurre, DNR mentoring program coordinator. "Youth deer hunts provide the ideal learn-by-doing experience."

Alabama Now Offers Online Hunter Education Course

The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries is the latest state agency to adopt HunterExam.com's online hunter safety course which will allow students to attend a hunter education Field Day and obtain their Alabama Hunter Education Certificate. A hunter education certificate is required for most hunters who wish to purchase an Alabama Hunting License.

Texas PWD Needs Hunter Education Instructors

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will be conducting a free Hunter Education New Instructor Training Workshop Saturday, August 14th, 2010, in Grand Prairie, Texas. The workshop will be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the North Texas Education Center, 5411 Robinson Road, Grand Prairie, TX 75052.

Addt'l Youth Archery Deer Permits Available in Utah

If you'll be 18 years of age or younger on Aug. 21, 2010 you can still get a permit to hunt buck deer in Utah this fall. Starting at 7 a.m. on July 8, 2010 a total of 1,500 general statewide archery buck deer permits will go on sale.

Nova Scotia Makes Changes to Wildlife Act Regulations
The latest changes to regulations under the provincial wildlife act will provide greater opportunities to all Nova Scotia hunters, including youth and the disabled.
Maryland Junior Hunter Field Day
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has partnered with local conservation groups to present a Junior Hunter Field Day Event to be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on June 12 at the Sudlersville Skeet Club in Sudlersville, Md.
Georgia Offers 3-day Archery Camp
Designed with everything outdoors in mind, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division's 3-day archery camp aims to educate and engage adventurous youth.
Nevada Considering Hunter Apprentice License
The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners will meet at the Nevada Department of Wildlife in Reno, 1100 Valley Road, May 14 and 15 to set the 2010 big game tag quotas, review proposed regulations affecting junior hunt eligibility and consider establishment of a new apprentice hunting license.
Missouri Youth Turkey Harvest Successful
Young hunters checked 3,945 turkeys during Missouri's youth turkey season April 10 and 11, thanks in large part to ideal hunting conditions.