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Learning the outdoors

Hunt teaches youths hunting, conservation


November 15, 2018

COURTESY/Dean and Bryanna Bowman

David Gordon shows off two pheasants harvested during the High Plains Pheasants Forever annual youth hunt at Silver Wing Hunting Ranch near LaGrange.

On Saturday morning, young hunters and volunteers hopped in the car and headed up to an area near LaGrange to try their hand at pheasant hunting.

When they arrived, they were treated to breakfast burritos and a chance to hone their skills shooting clay pigeons.

They were a part of what has become a tradition for the High Plains Pheasants Forever Chapter, based in Pine Bluffs Wyoming.

"We had a lot of new hunters, so we wanted to make sure they knew how to handle guns safely before they went afield," said chapter president Dean Bowman.

Thirteen young hunters attended the hunt - and for m...

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