Youth Pheasant Registration 2013 It’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.