MDC Hosting Youth Waterfowl Hunt Near Meadville Next Month

A youth waterfowl hunt is coming to the Meadville area next month.

The Missouri Department of Conservation will offer a free Locust Creek Youth Waterfowl Hunt from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 21, at the Fountain Grove Conservation Area south of Meadville. 

This is an introductory hunting course for ages 11 to 15.

MDC can provide participants with shotguns and ammunition, or they may bring their own.

Participants will begin the event at the Fountain Grove Conservation Area.

Instructors will teach about waterfowl and strategies for hunting ducks and geese. 

There will be a practice shooting session at clay targets with wing shooting tips from experts. 

MDC will also cover firearms operation and safety.

In the afternoon, participants will go duck hunting at private duck clubs in the area. 

All participants must be hunter education certified. 

MDC says space is limited, and registration is required. 

To register and for more information, visit the link posted here.