Calling all young dove hunters! Conservation group sponsoring youth hunt


Two dove hunts will be held on Sept. 7

A conservation group in North Carolina’s Piedmont area is looking for kids who want to shoot doves.

The Yadkin Valley Chapter of the Quail and Upland Wildlife Federation is holding two dove hunts for youngsters aged 15 and under on Saturday, Sept. 7, in Davidson County.

All youths interested can register at A completed hunter-safety course is required. All shooters must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is a licensed hunter. The number of hunters is limited, and spots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration will close on Sept. 4.

Morning and afternoon hunts will be held, with shooters scheduled to arrive at the field, near Welcome, N.C., at 6 a.m. and noon. Lunch will be served at the field.

All hunters must have eye and ear protection. All hunting regulations must be followed, including a maximum capacity of three shells for pump and/or semi-automatic shotguns. Youngsters must bring their own dove stools or seats.

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