USACE Vicksburg District’s Grenada Lake to host special youth deer hunt

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District
Published Oct. 23, 2023

Vicksburg, MS - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District is accepting applications for the annual special youth deer hunt at the Grenada Lake Dam Area.

The hunt will take place: Dec. 22-24, 2023, and Jan. 5-7, 2024. Registration begins on Nov. 9, 2023, and runs through November 15, 2023.  Grenada Lake is excited to host this special hunt to encourage youth to become more involved in hunting, outdoor recreation, and wildlife conservation.

To register for the hunt please send an email including the youth hunter’s name and age along with the accompanying adults name, age, and phone number to No early or late registration entries will be accepted.

Hunters and hunting areas will be chosen through a random drawing. Eligible hunters must be 8 to 15 years of age and accompanied by a parent or guardian over 21 years of age with a valid Mississippi Hunting License.

Ground blinds and 2-man ladder stands will be placed in each area for the hunter’s use. Youth hunters may harvest one buck and two does during the hunt. Drawn participants will be given a packet with rules and regulations as well as a map of the hunting areas. 

* 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. *

For additional information, contact the Grenada Lake Field Office (662)-226-5911.

The USACE Vicksburg District is engineering solutions to the nation’s toughest challenges. The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana, that holds nine major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline Mississippi River levees. The Vicksburg District is engaged in hundreds of projects and employs approximately 1,100 personnel.

Christi Kilroy

Release no. 23-034