Mentored hunts introduce Manitoba youth to the concepts of ethical utilization and stewardship of wildlife resources. They provide an educational opportunity and help to ensure a high quality learning experience for youth interested in hunting.
An adult supervisor / mentor may be held accountable for the actions of a youth hunter.
Youth and first-time hunters can participate in a mentored hunting program at various times and locations during the deer hunting seasons. Participating youth and first-time hunters are required to purchase the appropriate hunting licence. For more information see the white-tailed deer seasons.
A qualifying youth can hunt ducks, geese, coots, snipe, and cranes during Waterfowler Heritage Days (September 1 to 7) without purchasing a provincial Game Bird Licence, or a Canada Migratory Game Bird Hunting Permit and Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp.
Youth and first-time hunters can participate in a mentored hunting program at various times and locations throughout the season. Participating youth and first-time hunters are required to
purchase the appropriate hunting licences. For more information see hunting licences.
Youth and first-time hunters can attend an evening how-to seminar that also discusses ethical and safe practices for hunting wild turkeys. Contact the Manitoba Wildlife Federation for more information.
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