youth hunting

Pennsylvania hunters finally have season dates for the 2015-16 season along with bag limits to start planning hunting trips.

State Game Commission Revises Mentored Hunting Program

After weeks of controversy about possibly dropping its mentored hunting program, which rankled many veteran hunters and organizations interested in helping get more youth involved in the outdoors, one state wildlife agency reached a compromise of sorts. A decision given preliminary approval Jan. 27 by the Pennsylvania Game Commission will alllow children under age 7 to...

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Twins’ First Buck Memorable in More Ways Than One

For years, my twin boys have hunted with me. First they went to watch, then later they went to join in the hunt. Most of their deer hunts have been tests of patience, as Tennessee deer hunting can at times be more bird watching and squirrel barking than hunting and shooting. While they had...

Drew Musso of Alabama with his South Dakota buck

Surprise Buck Turns Out to be Young Hunter’s Big One

I first met Drew Musso a few years ago here in Alabama on a dove hunt, and he recently emailed with a tale about his big deer hunting trip last season. Drew was a crack shot in the dove field and a fine young man, and there’s no doubt his shooting skills haven’t diminished...

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Youth Deer Hunt Set for Massive Wildlife Refuge

Know a youth between the age of 6 and 15 who would like to experience hunting and the outdoors but may not have the place or people to take them? If you do, encourage them to apply for a once in a lifetime deer hunt opportunity at a prime location on the Dale Bumpers White...

Get kids involved and get them outdoors!

Start ‘Em Young!

Ahhhh… if it isn’t my effervescent, ultraFUN NugeBlog #40 right here right now at deeranddeerhunting.com! Like my one of many lovesongs over so many years clearly illustrates, “I Won’t Go Away!” By Ted Nugent And why should I? If you’re not having fun with me, well, you’re weird. My life is so much fun...

Register Now for Hunter Education Field Days

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Hunter Education program will offer two hunter education field days in the Upper Peninsula the weekend of Oct. 12-13. The field days are for hunter education students who have completed the online or home study course, and are a requirement to receive a hunter education safety certificate. On...

Special Youth Deer Season Scheduled

Youth hunters ages 10-15 are eligible to participate in a special deer season that runs from Oct. 17-20 in 28 permit areas that encompass portions of southeastern and northwestern Minnesota. “This youth-only season provides an opportunity for parents, guardians and mentors to schedule and plan a special deer hunt with youth,” said Mike Kurre,...