Ozark Isle youth muzzleloader deer hunt announced

Little Rock District - USACE
Published Oct. 17, 2022
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MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking applications from youth hunters ages 15 and under who would like to participate in a special muzzleloader deer hunt Dec. 10 and 11 at the Ozark Isle Park / Dry Run Area at Bull Shoals Lake.

Application forms may be picked up at the front office or sent by mail beginning Oct. 17 from the USACE Mountain Home Project Office at 324 West 7th Street, Mountain Home, Arkansas. They can also be found on our website at the following address: https://www.swl.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/Lakes/Bull-Shoals-Lake/ .

Applicants must submit a completed application form by Nov. 18. A random drawing and hunter notification will be held at 10 a.m. Nov. 21 at the Mountain Home Project Office. Eight youth hunt permits will be issued. Participants must have guardian consent and be accompanied during the hunt by an unarmed adult over 21 years of age who has a valid Arkansas hunting license.

Youth hunters will be limited to muzzleloaders only. This opportunity helps create an interest in conservation, the outdoors and to develop a good hunting ethic, while improving the deer herd in the area.

Hunters must provide their own firearms and be skilled enough to safely operate them. Access and hunting blinds will be provided to help youth enjoy a safe and successful outdoor recreational experience.

For more information about the hunt or to request an application form, please contact the Mountain Home Project Office at (870) 425-2700.

Recreation information can be found on the Internet at www.swl.usace.army.mil, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/littlerockusace and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/usacelittlerock.

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