US Army Corps of Engineers
Vicksburg District

11th Annual Army Corps of Engineers Hunt with the Mobility Impaired

Published Dec. 14, 2015
The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana that holds seven major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline levees. The district is engaged in hundreds of projects and supports disaster response in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee.

The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana that holds seven major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline levees. The district is engaged in hundreds of projects and supports disaster response in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee.

Vicksburg, Miss…… The 11th Annual Army Corps of Engineers Mobility Impaired Hunt will be Jan. 9, 2015 at Columbia Lock and Dam in Columbia, Louisiana. The hunt will start with a safety briefing at 4:30 a.m. before going to the stands.

Seth Fisher, a Natural Resource Specialist at Columbia Lock and Dam, said interested hunters must apply by Dec. 21, 2015 for the random drawing that will be held on Dec. 22, 2015 to select the hunters.

All hunters must have permanent mobility impairment and supporting documentation. Hunters must use a primitive firearm on the hunt area and hold necessary hunting licenses.

For more information and applications, contact Seth Fisher at 381-0482 or email seth.e.fisher@usace.army.mil.

The thousands of acres that the Vicksburg District manages offer an array of safe recreational opportunities that include fishing, boating, camping, hiking, bicycling, swimming, and photography. The LFO encompasses over 200 miles along the Ouachita River from Camden, Arkansas, to Jonesville, Louisiana, and provides 24 parks and boat ramps. These parks host over 700,000 visitors annually and bring approximately $13 million and over 200 jobs to the local economy. 
 
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Contact
Eugene Wall
601-631-5129
eugene.s.wall@usace.army.mil

Release no. 15-068