HomeCommunity News ReleasesTue, September 26, 2023 by Ted Baker SHARE NOW Youth hunters and their adult mentors are cordially invited to attend the 16th Annual Robert F. DeRoo Memorial Youth Waterfowl and Pheasant Hunts at Montezuma Audubon Center, located at 2295 State Route 89, Savannah, NY. The waterfowl hunt will be held on Saturday, September 30 and the pheasant hunt will be held on Saturday, October 14. Hunting guides will accompany the youth hunters and mentors during the waterfowl and pheasant hunts. Montezuma Audubon Center will also offer a Waterfowl Hunter Education Course for youth on Saturday, September 23 from 1 – 4:30PM. This course is required to hunt waterfowl at the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge. Following the course, all youth waterfowl and pheasant hunters and their mentor are required to attend a safety meeting and dinner at Montezuma Audubon Center on Saturday, September 23 at 5:00 PM. This annual event is free but space is limited and registration is required. Visit http://montezuma.audubon.org to download the registration forms. Call 315-365-3580 or email [email protected] with questions. The Robert F. DeRoo Memorial Youth Hunts are being coordinated by Montezuma Audubon Center, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Wayne County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Pheasants Forever. Get the top stories on your radio 24/7 on Finger Lakes News Radio 96.3 and 1590, WAUB and 106.3 and 1240, WGVA, and on Finger Lakes Country, 96.1/96.9/101.9/1570 WFLR.