Arkabutla Youth Hunt

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Arkabutla Lake to sponsor Youth Waterfowl Hunt

The US Army Corps of Engineers at Arkabutla Lake and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks will hold a youth waterfowl hunt on February 4 and.  

The Youth Waterfowl Hunt will provide an opportunity for experienced waterfowl hunters to teach the younger generations of hunters proper techniques and ethics of the sport.  

A total of 12 hunters, six per hunt, will be selected from all applications received prior to the date of the drawing.  Applications must be submitted by 3:30 p.m. January 20.   

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The hunt will only be open to youth 10 to 15 years of age.  All youth hunters must be accompanied by an adult 21 years of age or older.  All participants will be responsible for meeting all age appropriate State and Federal waterfowl hunting regulations.  

The accompanying adult is encouraged to possess a general knowledge of State and Federal waterfowl hunting regulations.  The accompanying adult and youth are also encouraged to bring all necessary materials associated with waterfowl hunting, i.e. decoys, chest-waders, duck calls, and shotgun with ammunition.   

Any questions you may have about the application or the hunt may be directed to Rob Hoff at (662) 562-6261.

Applications may be completed at the Arkabutla Lake Field Office, or mailed to the Arkabutla Lake Field Office at:  3905 Arkabutla Dam Rd.  Coldwater, MS  38618.

* Selected applicants will be notified of their appropriate time and hunting date *

* Any missing or false information will result in a rejection of the application. *

* All state and federal waterfowl regulations will be enforced. *

For additional information, contact Ranger Rob Hoff at the Arkabutla Lake Field Office (662)-562-6261.