ST. CHARLES, Mo.—The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is conducting a reallocation drawing for one blind in the restricted zone on the Upper Mississippi River Conservation Area. Waterfowl hunters have the opportunity to register online for the reallocation drawing from Sept. 1-10. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will select the winning applicant by random drawing Sept. 11. The winning hunter will have from Sept. 12-15 to add co-registrants to the blind site.
The blind available for reallocation is:
Hunters may opt to build a permanent blind on the site, construct a temporary blind, or hunt from a boat blind.
Registrants for the reallocation drawing must meet the following requirements:
To register for the reallocation drawing, go to mdc7.mdc.mo.gov/applications/UpperMissBlindDraw. The page also contains a link to scalable aerial maps of the blind sites.
For more information, call the Upper Mississippi Conservation Area at 573-898-5905 or the MDC St. Louis Regional Office at 636-441-4554.
The Upper Mississippi Conservation Area includes federal lands along the Mississippi River north of St. Louis. These sites include Pools 24, 25, and 26, and consist of 87 separate tracts totaling 12,500 acres between Melvin Price Lock and Dam and LaGrange.