Youth turkey hunting clinic held in Central Point

CENTRAL POINT, Ore – Youth interested in turkey hunting can attend a clinic April 2 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Denman Wildlife Area, 1495 E Gregory Rd., Central Point. The clinic is open to youth ages eight to 17.

ODFW staff and experienced hunters with the Oregon Hunters Association will teach and train attendees.

Young turkey hunters will learn how to identify turkey signs and understand their behavior and basic biology. They’ll learn scouting techniques and hunting tactics and go home with the skills and some basic equipment to safely start turkey hunting.

Space is limited and this popular youth hunting clinic fills up fast. Registration closes April 1. Hunter Education certification is not required. Participants must be accompanied by an adult.

The clinic is $10 which goes to supplement youth hunting and the Hunter Education Program.