California's youth-only waterfowl hunt takes place Sept. 22 and 23. The California Department of Fish and Game will offer a waterfowl hunting clinic on Sept. 29 at the San Jacinto Wildlife Area in Ventura County. Clinic topics include decoy placement, blind design, calling, duck identification, dog work, gear, game care, cooking tips and safety. The clinic costs $45. Students 16 and younger are free, but must be accompanied by an adult. To register, visit www.dfg.ca.gov.