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LBL Quota Deer Hunt Applications Available Online July 1

GOLDEN POND, KY - Applications for 2011 Quota Deer Hunts at Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area may be submitted online at www.lbl.org from July 1 through July 31. The application fee is $5. After applying, applicants can enter the website with their user name and password in late-August 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, and there is an LBL-wide one (1) antlered buck limit.

Both adult and youth hunts will be available. The Youth Hunt is an either-sex hunt for hunters under age 16 in the Kentucky portion, and 6 through 16 years old in Tennessee. Youth hunters must possess a state-approved hunter safety card according to state regulations. Youth not required to have a hunter safety card must carry a signed verification form available on LBL's website. Each youth must be accompanied by an adult at least 21 years old who meets hunter safety requirements.

Land Between The Lakes is managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, in partnership with "Friends of LBL", to provide public lands outdoor recreation and environmental education. We encourage visitors to review our website at www.lbl.org each season, and throughout the season, for our Calendar of Events, updates on programs and policies, and temporary trail and road closures. Additional LBL information is also available on our website or by calling 1-800-LBL-7077 or 270-924-2000. You can find out more about "Friends of LBL" at www.friendsoflbl.org.

Media Contact: 270-924-2000

(June 16, 2011 - www.lbl.org)