Future Hunters Encouraged To Sign-Up Early
LEWISTON - Lewiston-area youth wanting to hunt next year should plan now to
sign-up for one of the two hunter education classes offered this November
and December. Because of a recent law change allowing 10-year-old children
to hunt small game with an adult, classes are expected to fill-up early.
The Clearwater Region generally educates around 800 youth each year.
Adding 9 and 10 year-olds to the equation, over 2,500 students are expected
to sign-up for upcoming classes.
"With so many eligible students, some may have a tough time finding a class
that will fit their schedule before it's time to go hunting," said Kent
Henderson, Clearwater regional hunter education coordinator. "To avoid the
rush and to reserve a spot, we encourage those wanting to hunt next year to
Registration for November and December classes in Lewiston will occur from
October 20 to October 24 and will be held at IDFG's Clearwater Regional
Office, 1540 Warner Avenue. Registration times are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on October 22.
To guarantee a spot in a class, parents or guardians are required to
provide an address, phone number, date of birth and social security number
for each student. Cost is $8 per student.
For more information, call IDFG at 799-5010.
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