DNR Expands Mentored Pheasant Hunt To Include Women

A yellow Lab hustles back to its master with a rooster pheasant. (Sam Cook photo)

The third annual Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and Pheasants Forever Mentor Pheasant Hunt will be held Oct. 23 throughout Minnesota. This year, the event will be open to youth ages 12-17 and to women. Deadline for applications is Sept. 8, so act quickly if you’d like a chance to take part.

Applications are available at www.dnr.state.mn.us (search “mentor pheasant hunt”) or by contacting the DNR Information Center at (888) 646-6367. Successful applicants will be notified via mail or email by Sept. 25.