CASSCOE (AGFC) -
White River National Wildlife Refuge, the Arkansas Game and Fish
Commission and the Arkansas Game and Fish Foundation will be holding a
youth-only deer hunt at Cooks Lake during the 2013 hunting season. The
hunt will be held Nov. 30-Dec. 1.
permits will be issued to youth 15 years of age and under as of Dec. 2,
2013. A mandatory hunter orientation will be held on Nov. 23.
will only be available to hunters who have not been selected for the
hunt in the past. Each selected participant will be required to have an
unarmed chaperone 21 years of age or older.
participants will be required to have completed a hunter education
course prior to the hunt. Applications must be postmarked by Oct. 15.
To apply for
the hunt, print or type the youth applicant's complete name, hunter
education number and phone number on the back of a U.S. postcard. Send
the postcard to White River National Wildlife Refuge, c/o Jay Hitchcock,
P.O. Box 205, St Charles, AR, 72140.
also may apply in person at the visitor center in St. Charles. For more
information contact Hitchcock at 870-282-8246.