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Special Ozark Isle deer hunt announced

Thursday, August 28, 2003

The Army Corps of Engineers is taking applications

from youth hunters who would like to participate in a

special deer hunt Dec. 6 and 7 in Ozark Isle Park at Bull

Shoals Lake. Eight permits will be issued to hunter

education graduates 15 years old and under (born on

or after Dec. 8, 1987).

Applicants must submit a completed application form,

including their hunter education identification number,

by Oct. 10. A random drawing will be held at 10 a.m.

Oct. 16 at the Corps' Project Office in Mountain Home to

select the eight hunters.

This hunt will provide access and hunting blinds to help

these youngster enjoy a safe and successful outdoor

recreational experience. This opportunity is being

extended to the nation's youth in order to help them

create an interest in conservation and the outdoors and

to develop a good hunting ethic, while improving the

deer herd in this area.

An unarmed adult, over 21 years old must accompany

youth hunters during this hunt. Hunters will be limited to

muzzleloaders or shotguns loaded with slugs only. No

center fire rifles, handguns or buckshot will be allowed.

Application forms may be picked up beginning Aug. 18

at the Corps of Engineers office at 324 West 7th in

Mountain Home. Call (870) 425-2700 for more

information.



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