The Deer Hunt for People With Disabilities will take place again this year at Lake Shelbyville.
The 28th Annual Deer Hunt for People with Disabilities, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Wolf Creek State Park, will be held November 17th through 19th. Applications are available for pickup at the Lake Shelbyville Project Office, online here, or mail by contacting the Environmental Stewardship Department at 217-774-3951, Ext. 7049.
Applicants must possess a state-issued disabled person identification card or a disabled veteran identification card. This year, 10 spots will be held for Wounded Warriors. All disabled veterans wounded in combat are encouraged to apply. Applications must be submitted by March 31st, 2017, to the Lake Shelbyville Project Office, 1989 State HWY 16, Shelbyville, IL., 62565.
On April 3, 2017, 25 applicants will be selected by drawing to participate in the hunt during the first Illinois firearm season.