Youth turkey hunt opportunity offered in Meeker |

Youth turkey hunt opportunity offered in Meeker

MEEKER, Colorado – Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Hunter Outreach Program is offering three youth the opportunity to participate in a guided, high-quality spring turkey hunt on private land near Meeker, April 26 to 28, 2013.-

Interested youth under the age of 18 can apply by sending a letter of interest that includes contact information for a parent or guardian, the hunter’s name, address, phone number, Hunter Education card number and an essay of 500 words or less.

Letters should be sent to: DWM Bailey Franklin, PO Box 1181, Meeker, CO 81641.

No previous hunting experience is required and all youth hunters are encouraged to apply; however, regardless of reason, youth interested in hunting but have never participated will be given preference over those that have already had previous hunting opportunities.

Successful applicants and a parent, guardian or mentor must attend a pre-hunt orientation at the CPW’s Meeker office from 3-5 p.m. on April 26.

CPW will provide shotguns, ammunition, blinds and calls. Hunters must provide their own camouflage, lodging and food.

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