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Youth Permits Available

Discussion in 'The Lodge' started by Big Daddy, Aug 23, 2005.

  1. YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES FOR EARLY GOOSE, TEAL AND DOVE HUNTING

    Mosquito Creek Wildlife Area offering permits for youth hunting



    AKRON, OH- Early goose, teal, and dove hunting will be permitted on portions of the Mosquito Creek Waterfowl Refuge by permit only for youth hunters who are 17 years or younger. Drawings will be held daily at 5:45 a.m. for early goose and teal hunting at the Mosquito Creek Wildlife Area Headquarters on Saturday, September 3 and Saturday September 10, 2005.

    Up to two youths may hunt per permit and must be accompanied by one adult (18 or older) who may also hunt. Each hunter must possess a valid hunting license, and any hunter 16 or older must also posses a state wetlands stamp and federal duck stamp.

    Adult hunts will also occur at the area headquarters on Tuesday, September 6 and Thursday September 8, 2005. The drawings for morning hunts will be at 5:45 a.m. and drawings for afternoon hunts will occur at 11:00 a.m. Additionally, adults are eligible for any hunting spots unclaimed by youth parties on September 3 or 10.

    Dove hunting will be available for youth hunters on a special youth dove hunting field located within the waterfowl refuge. Starting September 1, self serve applications and permits will be available at the area headquarters daily. A map of the area will be posted and a drop box for applications will be provided. Two youths and one adult may hunt per permit. Hunters must follow all hunting rules and regulations for the season according to the 2005-2006 Ohio Hunting Digest and Early Migratory Bird Dates (publication #298).

    The Mosquito Creek Wildlife Area Headquarters is located at 8303 North Park Avenue in North Bloomfield (one mile south of State Route 87).

    For more information contact:

    Mike Renner, Mosquito Creek Wildlife Area

    (440) 685-4776

    or

    Wildlife Management, Wildlife District Three

    (330) 644-2293