The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Paris Lions Club have scheduled the Annual Turkey Hunt for disabled persons at Mark Twain Lake. The hunt will be held during the 2013 Missouri Spring Turkey season on Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28, in the Indian Creek Recreation Area. The hunt will be restricted to 20 permanently disabled (non-ambulatory, semi-ambulatory) individuals having a valid 2013 Missouri spring season turkey tag and a hunter safety certification card.
All hunters must comply with the 2013 Missouri Department of Conservation hunting regulations. All hunters will be required to have hunter education. Hunters must stay in blind at all time while in the field. A permit is required from the Missouri Department of Conservation for use of a crossbow.
Interested individuals can get an application by calling the Mark Twain Lake Project Office at (573) 735-4097. Completed applications must be received before April 3 to qualify for the hunt. A drawing to select participants will be held at 1 p.m. on April 5 at Mark Twain Lake Project Office.