Posted September 11, 2015 11:30 pm by Comments

By Vanessa Torres

Young hunters will have the marshes all to themselves on Sept. 19. That's the day Utah hosts its annual Youth Waterfowl Hunt.

Youth Waterfowl Hunt happens Sept. 19

Young hunters will have the marshes all to themselves on Sept. 19. That’s the day Utah hosts its annual Youth Waterfowl Hunt.
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR)
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR)

Utah -(Ammoland.com)- Hunters 15 years of age and younger will have Utah’s marshes — and the ducks and geese that go with them — all to themselves on sept. 19th.

That’s the day Utah hosts its annual Youth Waterfowl Hunt.

And, for the second year in a row, young people who haven’t completed a Hunter Education course can still participate through a new program in Utah.

The state’s Trial Duck Hunting program allows someone 21 years of age or older to take a person 12 to 15 years old hunting, even if the 12- to 15-year-old hasn’t completed Hunter Education.

More information about the Trial Hunting program is available online.

Take a kid hunting

Blair Stringham, migratory game bird coordinator for the Division of Wildlife Resources, says taking young hunters into the marsh on Sept. 19 is the perfect way to get them interested in duck and goose hunting. He says the number of ducks…

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Source:: AmmoLand

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