Youth Hunting Clinic

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Area youth interested in learning hunting and outdoor skills are invited to attend the 9th annual Youth Hunting Clinic, sponsored by the Troy-Deary Gun Club, Idaho Department of Fish and Game and Latah Wildlife Association. The clinic will be held Saturday, May 12, and is open to any youth ages 11-17.

The clinic will expose the youth to various methods of hunting, outdoor skills and safety. Participants will have the opportunity to shoot archery, muzzleloaders, shotguns and small boar rifles. Other activities include animal tracking, wildlife identification, animal calling and turkey hunting.

The clinic will be held from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Troy-Deary Gun Club range located six miles east of Troy on Highway 8. Lunches and drinks will be provided. Space is limited, and participants must pre-register by calling IDFG, 799-5010, by May 9th.

No prior knowledge or experience in firearms is needed to participate. Parents of students are encouraged to participate, but adult volunteers will be available to assist if an accompanying adult is unable to attend.

Other generous sponsors include Potlatch Corporation, Tri-State Outfitters, Bryden Pawn Shop, Wal Mart, Pepsi and Blount, Inc.