From Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks
-- Young and disabled hunters are invited to register to participate in the 6th Annual Tuttle Creek Assisted Deer Hunt.
Sponsored by the Riley County Fish and Game Association, Tuttle Creek Lake Corps of Engineers and Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, the hunt will be Sept. 13-14 on public and private land around Tuttle Creek.
Persons 16 and younger, as well as anyone with a Disability Assistance Permit issued by KDWP, are eligible. Participants will need a hunting license, deer permit and hunter education certificate (if required). Sponsoring agencies can assist in obtaining these items, including scholarship assistance to purchase a hunting license and deer permit.
Rifles, ammunition, accessible hunting blinds, hunt locations, orange hats and vests, transportation to hunting locations and deer meat processing will be provided at no charge.
All participants must attend a firearm safety and rifle sight-in session at Tuttle Creek's Fancy Creek Range at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7.
Qualifying persons interested in participating should contact Steve Prockish, Tuttle Creek Corps of Engineers (785-539-8511, extension 3167).