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For Release: Tuesday, September 5, 2017

DEC Hosts 8th Annual Jefferson County Youth Waterfowl Hunt

Free Program for Youth Ages 12 - 15

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Officers (ECOs) are offering youth ages 12 through 15 the opportunity to hunt waterfowl with them this fall. This is the eighth year of the annual program. The hunt is a two-day event with an educational day located at the Watertown Sportsmen's Club beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 17, and a hunt day on Saturday, September 23. Interested youth hunters must possess a New York State small game license and register with the Harvest Information Program (HIP). The event is free to the participants and all equipment will be provided if necessary. Signup sheets are available at the Watertown Sportsmen's Club, 17751 Dry Hill Road, Watertown; Akins Archery, 25834 NY-12, Watertown; Gander Mountain (Salmon Run Mall, Watertown), VanTassel's Gunsmithing, 30412 NY-37, Evans Mills; and MWR Parks and Recreation Office on Fort Drum. For more information on the event please contact ECO Steve Bartoszewski at 315-489-6984.

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