TWRA Hosting Second Maury County Youth Small Game Hunt February 12
Monday, January 24, 2011 | 02:33am
COLUMBIA, Tenn. --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be one of the hosts for the Second Annual Maury County Youth Small Game Hunt to be held Feb. 12.
The event is for youth from ages 9-15. Participants must have a TWRA Hunter Education certificate and appropriate licenses. Hunters must also provide their own firearm and ammunition.
Along with the TWRA, the Tennessee Wildlife Foundation and Columbia Noon Rotary Club will host the hunt. The Columbia National Guard Armory will serve as the event’s headquarters.
The day’s activities will begin at 6 a.m. with breakfast at the armory. Hunters will be paired with adult guides who will accompany them to pre-selected property to hunt rabbits, squirrels or predators. The hunt will conclude with lunch, prizes, and skeet shooting at the armory.
To register for the hunt, email Maury County Wildlife Officer Eric Anderson at Eric.Anderson@tn.gov. Please include the hunter’s name, age, address, email, phone number, and which species he or she prefers to hunt (rabbits, squirrels, or predators).