Lake Shelbyville Youth Deer Hunt Applications

Published Aug. 20, 2019

Lake Shelbyville Youth Deer Hunt Applications Available

Lake Shelbyville - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville will hold the 10th Annual Youth Firearm Deer Hunt on October 12 and 13, 2019. To apply for the hunt, youth must be less than 18 years old on October 12, 2019 and be accompanied by an adult on the hunt. Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on September 6, 2019. 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 9, 2019, 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 11th; followed by two days of hunting on October 12th and 13th. All meals will be provided as well. For further information, contact Park Ranger Taylor Finks at (217) 774-3951 ext. 7028.



For Immediate Release:

20 August 2019

Release No.: 19-30


Ashley Florey (217) 774-3951 ext. 7005

Ashley Florey
217-774-3951 X 2

Release no. 19-057