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2016 Bust-a-Clay for Kids' Sake

WhenMay 6-7
Where

Flint Oak, Fall River, KS

Description

We are ramping up for the 13th Annual Bust-a-Clay for Kids’ Sake Sporting Clays event! The Pass It On -- Outdoor Mentors program relies on the Bust-a-Clay for Kids’ Sake event for a significant portion of the funding that allows us to provide quality outdoor experiences for kids from across Kansas.

This year, the event is scheduled for May 6th & 7th at Flint Oak. We will have dinner and an auction the evening of the 15th, followed by a Texas Hold’em tournament for those interested.

On the 7th, we’ll enjoy a hearty breakfast and spend

Pass It On - Outdoor Mentors is proud to announce that TriStar Sporting Arms is sponsoring the 2016 Gun-a-Week Drawing!
 
Pass It On - Outdoor Mentors is giving you a chance to win a gun every week for 52 weeks, beginning the first week of March 2016! Each ticket enters you in a weekly drawing for a new firearm! After 52 weekly drawings, all of the winning tickets will be put in the hat for a bonus drawing, guaranteeing that one lucky person will win at least 2 guns! A consolation drawing will be held for everyone that did not win during the weekly drawings.
 
Each week, a gun will be

First Hunt, Kingman, KS - 1/30/16

Pass It On - Outdoor Mentors hosted another First Hunt event on Saturday, 1/30 at Bluestem Hunting Preserve near Kingman, KS.

We had 15 new hunters in total, with some from Kingman and some from Wichita. The Kingman kids were mostly 7th graders who had taken hunter ed at the middle school in Kingman. The Wichita hunters had recently completed a class that Pass It On - Outdoor Mentors had helped coordinate for the FOP and their families.

Volunteers from Wichita PF, QF and NWTF chapters helped with the hunt, mentoring the new hunters as they walked the fields.

First Hunt pheasant hunts start with

Why Outdoor Mentoring is the Key!

Folks in the outdoor industry have been putting a lot of time and effort into the recruitment, retention and reactivation of hunters (R3 for short). With the hunting population making up an ever smaller percentage of the national population (somewhere under 10% now), it is important for state fish and wildlife agencies (who depend greatly on license sales to be able fulfill their mission) and companies who cater to the hunting and fishing crowd to find out what it takes to make a new hunter.

 

 

The Wildlife Management Institute has been looking into this question and, with the help of

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