deer antlersGOLDEN POND, Ky. (7/17/14) — Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area reminds hunters that the July 31, deadline for submitting 2014 quota deer hunt applications is rapidly approaching.

To submit applications by July 31, hunters need to visit www.landbetweenthelakes.us or call (270) 924-2065. The application fee is $5 online, or $7 by phone. On or after August 25, applicants can visit www.landbetweenthelakes.us and go to the quota hunt application link to see if they were drawn.

Quota hunts provide unique recreational opportunities within the region and help maintain a healthy deer population.

Deer harvested on Land Between The Lakes are bonus deer and do not count toward statewide bag limits. All quota hunt permits will be for one deer, either-sex. There is a one antlered buck limit on Land Between The Lakes per hunter taken during the quota hunt and archery seasons.

Habitat maps, Motor Vehicle Use Map, and the Recreation Map which shows the hunt areas, are available on the Internet at http://www.landbetweenthelakes.us/visit/maps/.

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area manages more than 170,000 acres in western Kentucky and Tennessee as part of the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Agriculture’s public lands program. Land Between The Lakes offers outdoor recreation, lake access, land management, and environmental education to over 1.4 million visitors annually. The Friends of Land Between The Lakes works in partnership with the Forest Service providing program services, funds development, and volunteer support.

To find more information about Land Between The Lakes, log on to the official website at www.landbetweenthelakes.us or call toll-free at (800) LBL-7077 or local at (270) 924-2000. For more information on the Friends of Land Between The Lakes, log on to www.friendsoflbl.org.

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