Submitted by MCD Agent Chad Gray

Attention youth dove hunters!!! Dove season is approaching quickly!!! Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will be providing a free biology/skills clinic followed up with a hunt Sunday, September 2, 2018, at the Bilby Ranch Conservation Area Shop (State Highway HH on the west side of Bilby Ranch Conservation Area). Registration through Agent Chad Gray is required (816-383-0404) and the clinic is limited to 20 participants.
From 9 a.m. to 12 noon is the classroom/range portion of the clinic, to include dove biology, dove regulations, and trap shooting.
From 1:00 p.m. to sunset is the hunting portion in the reserved youth fields with locations reserved for clinic participants only
Participants may bring their own shotguns (please bring a 12/20 ga. shotgun), lawn chair, and preferred eye and ear protection. MDC will bring additional 12/20 ga. shotguns, lots of ammunition and clays, eye and ear protection.