IRON COUNTY—Wildlife Unlimited of Iron County will sponsor a youth hunt on Sept. 21-22. Iron County youth age 12 to 16 are eligible to participate and they do not have to have a hunter safety certificate, although it is encouraged.
“This program is geared toward young hunters that don’t have a place to hunt or a mentor to show them how” said a WU spokesman.
Participants will have to complete a consent/release form and will be required to attend one of two sessions at the Alpha Rifle and Pistol Club the weekend before the hunt.
Wildlife Unlimited will reimburse the participant for the cost of a youth hunting license and provide a firearm, if necessary. They will also provide a lunch on Saturday and pay to have a successful hunter’s deer processed at Sommers Sausahe Shop in Crystal Falls.
Participants will be required to hunt with a Wildlife Unlimited mentor on a Wildlife Unlimited authorized food plot.
For more information and forms, contact: Dave or Diane at 875-3014, Larry at 265-3878 or 265-2791, Rick at 265-2531, or Scott at 906-282-6261.
In addition to the youth hunt, WU has a special trailer for physically challenged hunters for the Michigan DNR Independence Hunt on Oct. 17-20.
Iron County Hunter Safety will be conducting a class from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7 and Sunday, Sept. 8. It will be held at the Amasa Rec Center on 173 Trappers Lane in Amasa. Pre-registration is required. For details, contact Marvin Hill at 822-0013.