FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 9, 2010
GRAND LAKE ST. MARYS STATE PARK, CLARK LAKE AND SPRING VALLEY WILDLIFE AREAS DUCK BLIND LOTTERY SET
Hunters mark your calendars for Saturday, August 21
DAYTON, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife will be hosting a lottery drawing for the duck blind permits on Grand Lake St. Marys, Clark Lake and Spring Valley wildlife areas at 8 a.m. on Saturday, August 21, 2010.
Drawings for Clark Lake and Spring Valley wildlife areas will be held at the ODNR Division of Wildlife’s District Five Headquarters at 1076 Old Springfield Pike, Xenia, Ohio 45385. The drawing will be held promptly at 8 a.m. Hunters are advised to arrive at 7:30 a.m.
Drawings for Grand Lake St. Marys will be held at the ODNR Division of Wildlife’s Mercer Wildlife Area Headquarters at 5116 State Route 703, Celina, Ohio 45822. The drawing will be held promptly at 8 a.m. Hunters are advised to arrive at 7:30 a.m.
Interested applicants must appear in person with a 2010 Ohio hunting license and 2010 state wetlands stamp endorsement in the applicant’s name, and a signed 2009 or 2010 federal duck stamp. Applicants under the age of 18 are required to have a parent or legal guardian present to sign the permit contract.
Participants will need to be present in order to be drawn. Each hunter can apply for only one duck blind permit and no one can apply or draw for another person.
The dates of the 2010 fall waterfowl hunting season have not yet been determined by the Ohio Wildlife Council, but generally fall in the later part of October. For information about hunting seasons, call 1-800-WILDLIFE or visit www.wildohio.com