11th Annual Defeated Creek Youth Deer Hunt December 3rd & 4th

November 15, 2022

Carthage, TN- The US Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA), will be hosting the 11th Annual Defeated Creek Youth Deer Management Hunt at the Defeated Creek Recreation Area on December 3rd and 4th 2022.

The hunt will commence Saturday morning and conclude Sunday at noon. This year’s hunt is planned to accommodate 8 permitted hunters and 2 alternates with the goal of improved management of the deer herd populations within the area. There will be 5 rifle permits granted along with 3 archery permits at Defeated Creek Recreation Area. Hunters must be between the ages of 10 and 16 to apply for the hunt and must have completed a TWRA approved hunter safety education class.

All youth hunters must also be accompanied by a mentor 21 years or older who must also be hunter safety certified unless born on or before January 1, 1969. Applications are available at the Cordell Hull Lake Resource Manager’s Office located at 71 Corps Lane Carthage, TN 37030. Applications must be received by 4:00 PM Central Standard Time on Friday November 4th, 2022. For additional information, please contact the Cordell Hull Lake Resource Manager’s Office at 615-735-1034.

To get more information about this events and other programs offered by the US Army Corp of Engineers and Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) check out their websites.