Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Annual Junior Pheasant Hunt

Youth Pheasant Registration 2013 pheasant huntersIt’s time for the Division of Fish & Wildlife’s annual Junior Pheasant Hunt Orientation and Training and Junior Pheasant Hunting Weekend, open to all junior hunters (age 12 to 14) who have completed a Hunter Education class.

Junior Pheasant Hunt Orientation and Training – FREE

  • Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 9 AM to 2 PM
  • Great Swamp Shooting Range
    277 Great Neck Road
    West Kingston, RI  02892

Junior Pheasant Hunt Weekend – License and tags required

  • Saturday and Sunday, October 12 & 13, 2013
  • Great Swamp Management Area in West Kingston; Durfee Hill Management Area in Glocester; and Eight Rod Farm in Tiverton

The training session is not mandatory but will help prepare students for a successful hunt.

Topics to include:

  • Proper gear and clothing
  • Rules and regulations for Pheasant hunting
  • Pheasant habitat and behavior with live pheasants on hand for demonstration and discussion
  • Gun safety in the field
  • Clay target shooting – We will provide safety gear and 12 & 20 gauge ammo.  You may bring your own shotgun or borrow one of ours.
  • Introduction to hunting dogs
  • Specific information about Junior Pheasant Hunting Weekend
  • Partners for this event include RI Pheasants Forever and the Federated RI Sportsmen’s Clubs whose members will provide lunch and assistance.

 

Pre-Registration is required.  Please complete and return the linked form.

For additional information please contact the Hunter Education Office at (401)539-0019.