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Posted 12/14/2015

Release no. 15-068

Eugene Wall

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

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.