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Deer and Hog Hunt for Persons with Disabilities set for Dec. 7-8

by USFS staff

 

The 10th Annual Angelina Wheelin’ Sportsmen Event for people with disabilities will be

Dec. 7-8 at Stephen F. Austin Experimental Forest, Winston Tree Farm and Alazon Wildlife Management Area.

The two-day deer and hog hunt is sponsored by the National Wild Turkey Federation’s Wheelin’ Sportsmen program, U.S. Forest Service, National Forests and Grasslands in Texas, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, April AWOL Chapter and Pineywoods Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation.

Applications are available at Forest Service Ranger’s offices in Zavalla, Hemphill, New Waverly, Kennard and Decatur, at the Forest Supervisor’s office in Lufkin, or online www.fs.usda.gov/texas.

Applications must be submitted by Oct. 31 to:

Angelina National Forest

Attn: Mandy Chumley

111 Walnut Ridge Road

Zavalla, Texas 75980

Persons with physical disabilities may apply and there is no cost to attend. Twenty-five participants will be drawn for the event and they must provide their own weapon, transportation, lodging and valid Texas hunting license. Volunteers and instructors will be on hand to assist, and meals will be provided for participants and one guest.

For more information, contact Mandy Chumley at 936-897-1068.

On the Internet: NFGT: www.fs.usda.gov/texas

National Wild Turkey Federation: www.nwtf.org.

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