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Posted 7/13/2017

Release no. 17-066

Zach Montreuil

Yankton, SD – The 2017 Annual Lewis and Clark Lake Duck Blind Permit application period is now open through August 16, 2017. Applications are available online or may be picked-up in person at the Lewis and Clark Visitor Center located at 55245 Highway 121, Crofton, Nebraska.

A Duck Blind Permit is required from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Gavins Point Project Office for any waterfowl blind that is not removed from project lands or waters each day. The cost of the permit is $10 payable at time of application. Hunters that wish to hunt for a day may do so without a permit, so long as their blind and related hunting gear is removed off project each day - not to exceed a period of over 24-hours.

The Permitted Duck Blind Season for 2017 is from Wednesday, August 30, 2017 through April 30, 2018. Permitted blinds may be constructed and/or placed beginning at Noon on August 30, once their permit is received.

Permit Applications should be sent to the following address:
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Gavins Point Project
P.O. Box 710
Yankton, SD 57078
ATTN: Duck Blind Application

To view permit conditions, application, and maps, please visit:

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