Archive: August, 2021
  • Corps to start rock overlay at Tuttle Creek Dam in September, will close access near dam

    Work is expected to begin on or about September 7, 2021 and will require closure of public access, including the east and west dam parking lots and the entire upstream face of the dam. These closures include all pedestrian and bank fishing.  The project will span several months, with no anticipated road closures and this initial phase is expected to be complete in early 2022.
  • USACE issued physical permits not required for hunting equipment at Kanopolis

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake will not be issuing Hunting Equipment Permits this hunting season due to COVID-19 concerns. The Hunting Equipment Permit Program hunting policies and regulations still apply with the only change of not requiring the physical permit tag.
  • Perry Lake to host annual Special Archery Deer Hunt starting in October

    Perry, Kan. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Perry Lake announce the opening of the application process for the annual Special Archery Hunt at Longview and Rock Creek parks Oct. 1, 2021 – Dec, 31, 2021 and Slough Creek Park Oct. 16, 2021 – Dec. 31, 2021. This is a specially permitted, archery-only hunting event. Hunting is not usually allowed in the park areas at Perry Lake; however, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts this annual hunt in areas that are closed to public hunting to prevent overpopulation of deer.
  • Kanopolis Lake to host virtual waterfowl blind permit drawing in September

    MARQUETTE, Kan. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake announce the annual waterfowl blind permit drawing. Due to the global pandemic and safety considerations for all, this event will be a virtual application process, completely done online. The random lottery drawing will be held by Kanopolis Lake staff to determine order of site selection and permit application for 12 waterfowl blind locations. The virtual application period will run from Saturday, August 28, 2021 through Sunday, September 12, 2021. Participants must be at least 16 years of age and only one member per household are allowed in the application process. Applications can be submitted by email to Ranger Beckman at or mailed to Kanopolis Lake Project Office; 105 Riverside Dr; Marquette, KS 67464. 
  • Special permit archery hunt scheduled for Clinton Lake

    The Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Clinton Lake announces the opening of the application process for its annual Special Archery Hunt at Bloomington, Rockhaven, and Woodridge Parks to be held November 1 - December 31, 2021.