Special Millwood Lake youth deer hunt announced

Published Aug. 31, 2023
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ASHDOWN, Ark. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Millwood Tri-Lakes Project Office is taking applications from youth hunters who would like to participate in a special deer hunt Nov. 4 and 5 at Millwood Lake.

Eight permits will be issued to hunters ages 6-15. Applicants must submit a completed application form by Oct. 6. Application forms may be picked up at the Millwood Tri- Lakes Project Office located at 1528 Highway 32 E, Ashdown, AR or by calling 501-340-1457 or 870-898-3343.  

A random drawing and hunter notification will occur on Oct. 11. Participants must have guardian consent, have completed a hunter’s education course, and be accompanied during the hunt by an unarmed adult over 21 years old.

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

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. 

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



Release no. 23-103