Lake Shelbyville disabled hunt
Applications for the 21st Annual Deer Hunt for People with Disabilities, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville and Illinois Department of Natural Resources at Wolf Creek State Park, are available online at http://www.mvs.usace.army.mil/Shelbyville/wildlife.htm .
Applicants must possess a state-issued disabled person identification card or a disabled veteran identification card. Applications must be submitted by April 2, 2010 to the Lake Shelbyville Project Office, RR 4, Box 128B, Shelbyville, IL 62565.
On April 5, 2010, twenty-five (25) applicants will be selected by drawing to participate in the hunt during the first Illinois firearm season. Past hunt participants have enjoyed morning and afternoon hunts from ground blinds and elevated stands, catered meals for the three-day event, free lodging, and an average harvest success rate of 75 percent over the last five years. Participants have traveled from as far as California to participate in the hunt.