2016 Wing Ding and Youth Pheasant Hunt

STATE COLLEGE, PA – The Central Pennsylvania Chapter of Pheasants Forever will hold a Wing Ding on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at the Old Fort American Legion. The chapter will also present a habitat project update. There will be all-you-can eat chicken wings, raffles and prizes.

Cost is $20 / person. Doors will open at 5:30 PM. Proceeds will benefit local habitat restoration such as the native grass planting and pollinator plot establishment in Central Pennsylvania. To make a reservation, or for more details, call or text Mark Thomas at 814-241-8748.

REBERSBURG, PA – Fox Gap Rod and Gun Club, located in Rebersburg, PA, is hosting a free pheasant hunt for junior hunters ages 12 to 16 on October 8, 2016. The Central PA Chapter of Pheasants Forever and Fox Gap Rod and Gun Club are sponsoring this hunting opportunity, with support from The Pennsylvania State University Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society. No hunting license or prior hunting experience is required to enter. Qualified instructors will teach safe firearms handling, and provide supervised trap shooting before the hunt. Experienced bird dogs and their handlers will guide the hunters on a pheasant hunt. A mentor will accompany each junior hunter to insure safety. A spokesman from Pheasants Forever will discuss conserving and creating habitat for wildlife and hunting. Firearms, ammo, and lunch will be provided for the day.

Parents please have your child write a brief description of his/her interest in learning about hunting and conserving land for wildlife. Send your write-up by September 11, 2016 to: Gary San Julian, 562 Melissa Lane, State College, PA 16801, or: jgs9@psu.edu Include your telephone number. Four successful hunters will be selected and notified by phone on September 25. Parents of the junior hunters are encouraged to join their youth in the field as additional mentors.

Don’t miss this chance for a free pheasant hunt!