2017 Waterfowl Blind Permit Drawings Is Saturday

Monday, July 31, 2017

Tennessee’s long-standing tradition of hand-drawn duck blind drawings will be held at the regular sites across the state on Saturday. 

Registration for the 2017 drawings will be held from 7-10 a.m. and the drawings will begin at 10 a.m. at most locations. 

Interactive maps with specific location information, including GPS coordinates, and the 2017-18 Tennessee Hunting and Trapping guide can be found on the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s website at www.tnwildlife.org.

While hand drawings will be held for the majority of the locations, a computerized drawing system will be used for blind sites on Bogota and Thorny Cypress Wildlife Management Areas in Dyer County, Gooch Unit E, Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park, White Oak (Lebanon Pond area in Hardin County) and the four units on the Chickamauga WMA (Candies Creek, Johnson Bottoms, Rogers Creek, and Yellow Creek) will again be conducted for this season. The application period is Sept. 6-27 for these areas. 

Area                                                                Blind Drawing Location
Gooch WMA Unit A                                     Town of Obion, City Park
Reelfoot WMA                                               Reelfoot State Park Visitors Center
Kentucky Lake (Camden Units I & II,
Harmon’s Creek, Big Sandy, Gin Creek)        Little League Park, Big Sandy
Barkley WMA                                                            Stewart County High School, Dover
Tigrett WMA                                                 Dyersburg Fairgrounds
West Sandy                                                     Henry County Fairgrounds, Paris     
Old Hickory WMA                                        Wilson County Fairgrounds, Lebanon
Cheatham Lake                                               Cheatham WMA Check Station
Haynes Bottom WMA                                   Haynes Bottom WMA Shop, Montgomery County
AEDC/Woods Reservoir                                Morris Ferry Boat Ramp, Franklin County  


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