Lake Red Rock accepting applications for Wheelin’ Sportsmen Turkey Hunt

Published March 16, 2016
Turkey photo by Ron Huelse

Turkey photo by Ron Huelse

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers along with the Red Rock Lake Association and the Mahaska Fan Club Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) will be hosting its first annual Lake Red Rock Wheelin’ Sportsmen Turkey Hunt on April 23rd  2016.  The hunt will pair disabled individuals with volunteer guides from the NWTF in hopes of bagging a turkey and having a great time in the outdoors.

 If you or someone you know may be interested in participating in this year’s hunt, applications are currently being accepted.  For more information on this event, click here for the Event Information Sheet, or for an application, click on the Event Application Link here or contact Natural Resource Specialist Derek Murken at 641-828-7522 ext. 6412.

The Wheelin’ Sportsmen is an outreach program developed by the NWTF.  The goal of the program is to provide all people with disabilities the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors through local chapter events nationwide.  For more information on the Wheelin’ Sportsmen NWTF, please visit the website, or call 1-(800)THE-NWTF.

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