Lake Shelbyville – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a youth deer hunt at Lake Shelbyville Oct. 12-13.

The hunt is conducted in portions of recreation areas previously closed for the season.

As a safety precaution, several recreation areas will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic from 2:00 p.m. October 11, 2019 to 7:00 p.m. October 13, 2019.

Areas impacted include Lone Point (excluding the boat ramp and Walleye Group Camp), Opossum Creek, and Wilborn Creek Recreation Areas. These closings include boat ramps located within Opossum Creek and Wilborn Creek Recreation Areas.

Ramps remaining open during this period include those in Dam West, Lone Point, Lithia Springs, Whitley Creek and Bo Wood Recreation Areas, Wolf Creek and Eagle Creek State Parks and all secondary ramps.

For more information contact the Lake Shelbyville Environmental Stewardship Department at (217) 774-3951 extension 7049.

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