The North Missouri Sportsman’s Alliance hosts its third annual outdoor fun day September 17th at the Livingston County fairgrounds northwest of Chillicothe.
A variety of seminars and activities for all ages are planned including goose calling, trapping, handgun safety, turkey tactics, chronic wasting disease, and an appearance by the Gator Guy.
North Missouri Sportsman’s Alliance President Steve Shoot said Gator Guy, Ken Henderson will take several American alligators to the fairgrounds.
Ongoing activities throughout the day include a 3-D archery range for youth and a pellet gun shooting range. The archery and pellet ranges are to be operated by the Missouri Department of Conservation, who will also conduct a hunter safety class that morning from 8 until Noon at the fairgrounds.
Instructors for the seminars, in addition to Ken Henderson, include Gunnar Leach regarding goose calling, Missouri Department of Conservation’s Barbara Keller on Chronic Wasting Disease, Karl Rice concerning trapping tactics, Roger Bernskoetter on handgun safety, and Bill Wehrle regarding turkey tactics.
Cornerstone church members will provide a bounce house.
The first 100 youth, ages 18 and under who register receive a free fishing lure courtesy of North Missouri Sportsman’s Alliance.
Registration starts at 8:30 the morning of September 17th with seminars beginning at 9 o’clock and continuing through mid-afternoon.
Alliance board members have been selling raffle tickets on a carved American eagle grasping a largemouth bass by artist Steve Holt, which is to be given away around 3 o’clock that afternoon.
A fish fry is to be held at the Livingston County Fairgrounds from 11:30 until 1 o’clock.
The cost of the food is $8.00 with children ages 10 and younger eating free.