The French Creek Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) will host two youth pheasants hunts at the Jeff Cross Shooting Preserve,19394 Jamie Road,Saegertown,PA– the first onSaturday, September 22, 2012, the second on October 6th, each beginning at 8 a.m.
Registration deadline for either date is Sept. 14th.
According to Christine Lavier, the hunt is open to youngster’s ages 12-18 that have successfully completed a hunter education course. In addition each participant is required to have written permission and accompanied by a parent and guardian. Hunters must also bring their own firearms, ammunition (no larger than # 6 shot) and eye and ear protection. Lunch will not be provided so all attendees should bring food, beverages and snacks with them.
For more information and/or registration and directions contact Ms. Lavier at 814-425-3591.
Established in 1961, the Ruffed Grouse Society is the one international wildlife conservation organization dedicated to promoting conditions suitable for ruffed grouse, American woodcock and related wildlife to sustain our sport hunting tradition and outdoor heritage.
Information on RGS, its mission, management projects and membership can be found on the web at: www.ruffedgrousesociety.org
Logo courtesy Ruffed Grouse Society