Dove field becomes classroom on opening day

Posted: September 12, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Jeremy Wilson (left) and Chad Yoes (right) hunt with their sons on opening day of Arkansas’ dove season, Sept. 2. The dads used the hunt to teach the boys about nature and wildlife, and also English, math and other subjects they study in school.

Learning continued for the young hunters on the opening morning of dove season even after they fired their last shots and put away their shotguns.

Hudson Wilson, 11, shows a dove he shot while hunting with his dad, Jeremy Wilson, and about 20 other adults and youths at Spring Valley Anglers Rod a...

Arkansas dove season

Sept. 2-Oct. 22, and Dec. 8-Jan. 15.

The daily limit is 15 mourning or white-winged doves. Possession limit is 45.

There is no limit on Eurasian-collared doves.

Source: Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

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