US Army Corps of Engineers
St. Louis District

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Friends of Lake Shelbyville to Auction off

Published July 17, 2019

For Immediate Release:

15 July 2019

Release No.19-26

 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Friends of Lake Shelbyville to Auction off

Impounded Deer Stands

 

Lake Shelbyville - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Friends of Lake

Shelbyville will hold a silent auction for impounded deer stands and

climbing sticks on Saturday, August 10th from 8:30 -11:00 a.m. at the

government vehicle compound south of the Lake Shelbyville Administration

Building. Approximately 80 climbing sticks and tree stands to include tripod

stands, climbing stands, single and buddy ladder stands, portable lock-ons

and climbing sticks will be auctioned.  Proceeds from the auction will help

fund the Annual Youth Deer Hunt held in October and the Annual Disabled Deer

Hunt held in November. Anyone wishing to bid on any of the stands will be

able to view all stands and sticks at the above date, time, and location.

Bidders will fill out a bid sheet with their contact information, the stand

number(s) they are bidding on, the bid amounts, and a mandatory liability

form holding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and any of its partners

harmless in the event of a tree stand accident. Sealed bids will be opened

promptly at 11:00 a.m. and stands will be awarded at 12:00 p.m. to the high

bidder.  If the high bidder is NOT present, the stand will be awarded to the

next highest bidder.  Stands will not be kept for pickup at a later date for

any reason.   

 

For additional information on the silent auction or Lake Shelbyville's Tree

Stand Policy please contact Park Ranger Taylor Finks at (217)-774-3951 ext.

7028 or visit the Lake Shelbyville website at

http://www.mvs.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/Lake-Shelbyville/Recreatio

n/Hunting/.

 

 


Contact
Ashley Florey
217-774-3951 X 5
ashley.s.florey@usace.army.mil

Release no. 19-046