Pheasants Forever’s Family Fun Shoot Fires into Rosemount, Minn

Pheasants Forever’s Family Fun Shoot Fires into Rosemount, Minn
Tickets include youth membership to Pheasants Forever Saturday, August 22.

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Saint Paul, Minn. – -( The 9th Annual Family Fun Shoot sponsored by the Mississippi Longtails and Dakota Ringnecks Chapters of Pheasants Forever (PF) will be held on Saturday, August 22nd from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Dakota County Gun Club in Rosemount. Over 300 youth and 300 adults and volunteers took part in last year’s event, making it PF’s largest youth event in Minnesota.

Youth activities at this year’s event include trap shooting and laser shot, archery and bow fishing, dog training, ATV safety, wildlife painting and photography, waterfowl calling, angling, fly tying and casting, woodcarving, wall climbing, geocaching and more. Attendees will also be able to build and bring home their own bluebird houses and will be eligible to win hundreds of raffle prizes.

Youth tickets are $5, which includes a one-year PF youth Ringnecks membership ($15 value) and a one-year National Wild Turkey Federation youth Jakes membership ($7 value), as well as use of equipment and personalized instruction for all Family Fun Shoot activities.

“It’s time to leave the Game Boys and gadgets for a breath of fresh air,” said Dan Richmond, president of the Mississippi Longtails Chapter of PF and Family Fun Shoot chairperson, “Pheasants Forever has made a commitment to youth through its No Child Left Indoors® initiative . We look forward to getting kids outside and teaching them about wildlife conservation and habitat.”

In addition to the Dakota Ringnecks and Mississippi Longtails Chapters of PF, co-sponsors of the Family Fun Shoot include the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association, National Wild Turkey Federation and the Dakota County Gun Club . Cabela’s, Gander Mountain, Waste Management and the Hanifl Foundation are supporting PF Ringnecks. Additional donations will be accepted at the main entrance.

To obtain tickets or for more information about the Family Fun Shoot, contact Dan Richmond at (651) 730-4434 / [email protected] , or Mark Schlemmer at (651) 341-5436 / [email protected] . The Family Fun Shoot will be held rain or shine. No personal firearms are allowed.

Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever are non-profit conservation organizations dedicated to the protection and enhancement of pheasant, quail, and other wildlife populations in North America through habitat improvement, land management, public awareness, and education. PF/QF has more than 125,000 members in 750 local chapters across the continent.

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