Lake Shelbyville Youth Deer Hunt Applications Available

Published Aug. 22, 2018


Lake Shelbyville Youth Deer Hunt Applications Available

Lake Shelbyville - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville will hold the 9th Annual Youth Firearm Deer Hunt on October 6 and 7, 2018. To apply for the hunt, youth must be less than 18 years old on October 6, 2018 and be accompanied by an adult on the hunt. Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on September 14, 2018. Applications can be picked up at the Lake Shelbyville Project Office Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., or online at:

On September 17, 2018, a total of ten participants will be publicly drawn from the pool of applicants at 8:00 a.m. at the Lake Shelbyville Project Office. All applicants will be notified by phone shortly after the draw to let them know if their name was drawn to participate in the hunt. Each of the ten participants will hunt in select locations in either Shelby or Moultrie County. They will also enjoy a deer camp atmosphere at the Okaw Bluff Group Camp. Orientation will begin the evening of October 5th; followed by two days of hunting on October 6th and 7th. All meals will be provided as well. For further information, contact Park Ranger Cory Donnel at (217) 774-3951 ext. 7001.


Cory Donnel
(217) 774-3951

Release no. 18-087