Corps to host youth waterfowl hunts at Richard B. Russell Lake

Published Nov. 21, 2019

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District will hold five youth waterfowl hunts at the Richard B. Russell Lake on Saturdays Dec. 14, Dec. 21 and Dec. 28, 2019; and Jan. 11 and Jan. 18, 2020 (dates subject to change).

For all hunts, a parent or guardian must accompany youth participants, ages 9-16. The parent or guardian will be permitted to shoot along with the youth hunter. Hunters will be selected by random drawing. Hunters must call Jeff Brooks at 800-944-7207 ext. 3424 at the Russell Project Office no later than 5 p.m. Dec 9 to enter the drawing.

All hunters will be checked in at the project office, 4144 Russell Dam Drive, Elberton, Georgia. Hunters must be licensed in accordance with existing Georgia Hunting Regulations including the Migratory Bird Hunting License (H.I.P.), state, and federal waterfowl stamps. All state regulations and bag limits will be strictly enforced. Legal firearms and ammunition for waterfowl hunting are identified in the Georgia Hunting Regulations for Waterfowl.

Billy Birdwell
912-677-6039 (cell)

Release no. 19-034