AEDC WMA Units 1 And 2 December Deer Permits To Go On Sale Nov. 27

Thursday, November 21, 2013

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) Wildlife Management Area units 1 & 2 first come, first serve December deer permits will go on sale Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 8 a.m. (CDT).

Permits can be purchased at any TWRA license agent or through the internet at www.tnwildlife.org. Hunters who purchase the permit are reminded that they will need to retain their receipt. The receipt will serve as the permit. No phone sales will be accepted.

A permit fee will not be charged to Annual Sportsman (Type 004) or Lifetime Sportsman (Types 402 thru 405) license holders or Senior Citizen Hunters (Type 166) with an Annual Senior Citizen Permit (Type 167). For all other license holders, the cost is $10 per permit, plus agent fee.

Customers can only obtain one permit per hunt choice. Customers can obtain one permit for each hunt choice for a total of three permits per person.

First come, first serve permits are sold one at a time per transaction. Customers can purchase permits for others as long as they have all their pertinent information. The same one permit per hunt choice applies.

The privilege codes for the first come, first serve AEDC WMA permits are as follows:

            345 for Lifetime and Annual Sportsman and Seniors holding a current Type 167

            346 for all other license holders.

This applies to youths and adults purchasing a permit.

The dates confirmed for December are by the Air Force commander at AEDC:


CODE              AREA                                      DATE                                       QUOTA

7                        Unit 1                              December 21-22                                   100

11                      Unit 2                              December 6-8                                       200

12                      Unit 2                              December 21-22                                   200


AEDC consists of 32,000 acres and is located in Coffee and Franklin counties. Unit 1 was previously known as the TNARNG maneuver area. Unit 2 is the Camp Forrest area, from the golf course to UTSI road and Wattendorf Memorial Highway to the southern boundary.


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