COLUMBIA, Mo. —The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will hold a free youth turkey hunt clinic on Tuesday, April 5. The clinic will take place from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the MDC Central Region Office, 3500 East Gans Rd. in Columbia.
The clinic, designed for first-time turkey hunters, ages 10 – 15 years, will teach turkey hunting basics, such as:
“Especially for first time hunters, turkeys can be tricky,” said MDC Outdoor Skills Specialist Brian Flowers. “These clinics provide youth an opportunity to learn how to set-up properly, use a call effectively, and discover the joys of turkey hunting.”
Attendees will also draw for an opportunity to participate in a free mentored turkey hunt to be held April 9 –10.
All participants must be accompanied at the clinic by a parent or adult mentor, age 18 years or older.
Space in the clinic is limited, and attendees must pre-register by contacting Brian Flowers at firstname.lastname@example.org or (573)815-7901, ext. 3388.