Hunters in Kentucky and Tennessee are reminded that the deadline to submit applications for the 2013 quota deer hunt at Land Between the Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area is july 31.
To submit an application before July 31, visit www.lbl.org or call 270-924-2065. The application fee is $5 online, or $7 by phone. On or after August 28, applicants can visit www.lbl.org and go to the quota hunt application link to see if they were drawn.
Quota hunts not only provide unique recreational opportunities within the LBL region, they help maintain a healthy deer population. Deer harvested on LBL are bonus deer and do not count toward statewide bag limits. All quota hunt permits will be either-sex permits. Also, there is an LBL-wide one (1) antlered buck limit.
Habitat maps, and the LBL Recreation Map which shows the hunt areas, are available on the Internet athttp://www.lbl.org/VCMaps.html.
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