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Table Rock Lake

Table Rock Lake
Youth Archery Hunt
14 -15 October 2023

Please note: selected hunters and assistants will be required to attend a mandatory safety briefing from 5pm-7pm on 13 October at the following address: 653 Hatchery Rd, Branson, MO 65616, next to the Shepard of the Hills Fish Hatchery.

There are 5 slots available for interested hunters. All hunters must have an assistant. Please see the hunter application for more detailed information.

Interested youth hunters can sign up online or pick up a printed application at either of the following locations:

DEWEY SHORT VISITOR CENTER
TABLE ROCK LAKE PROJECT OFFICE

For more information about the hunt, please contact the recreation team at Table Rock Lake: 501-340-1937

APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 29, 2023

 

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an anltered deer standing in a field with a forest in the background

SAFETY

HUNTING AREAS/ARCHERY EQUIPMENT

  1. Hunters must have an assistant accompanying them during the hunt at least 18 years of age.  The assistant will not be permitted to have any weapon in possession during the hunt.  Only one bow or crossbow per hunting team will be permitted. Hunters and their assistants hunt from their assigned locations only.
     
  2. All weapons will be unloaded until the hunter is safely seated inside their blind or in their hunting location. Bows/crossbows must be unloaded before departing from the blind or hunting location and/or prior to entering a vehicle. All bows/crossbows are to remain unloaded and stored safely away from visitors while in camp.
     
  3. Assistants will provide cellular phones or handheld radios for direct communication to USACE/MDC personnel in case of emergencies or needed assistance.
  4. The hunt area will be closed to regular season hunting. This area will be utilized by youth only, on October 14th and 15th only. Signs will be placed in the area to notify any visitors of the special use youth hunt in progress.
     
  5. ABSOLUTELY NO ALCOHOL OR CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ALLOWED DURING THE EVENT; VIOLATION OF THIS CLAUSE WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE DISQUALIFICATION AND EXPULSION FROM THE PREMISES AND THE EVENT.

HUNTER ORANGE

  1. All hunters and their assistants during the hunt must wear hunter orange.
  1. The colored area of the garment be plainly visible from all sides.

SAFETY BRIEFING

Before the hunt begins, the permitted hunter and their assistant will receive instructions and a review of safety rules from Missouri Department of Conservation Agents, Corps of Engineer Staff, and other partnering entities. This mandatory meeting will take place on October 13th from 5pm to 7pm.

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Contact Us

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Table Rock Project Office
4600 State Highway 165
Branson, Missouri 65616-8980 

Phone: (501) 340-1950
Fax: (417) 334-4169
ceswl-tr@usace.army.mil