Leftover Permits Available Aug. 22, On 1st-Come, 1st-Served Basis

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is announcing that leftover permits will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning at 8 a.m. (CDT) on Wednesday, Aug. 22.  

Permits can be purchased online on the TWRA website at www.tnwildlife.org, on the TWRA App., or at any TWRA license agent. There are 14 hunts available:

Hunt      

Code          Location      Equipment Type        Dates                Total Available             

6         Catoosa               Muzzleloader     Oct. 25-27                          48

          1 antlered deer

7        Catoosa                Gun                   Nov. 9-10                              6

          1 antlered deer

8          Catoosa               Muzzleloader     Nov. 15-17                        798

          1 antlered deer

9        Cheatham              Archery             Sept. 15-21                        230

          1 deer, either sex 

10        Cheatham           Muzzleloader      Oct. 27-Nov. 2                   68

            1 deer, either sex

11        Cheatham        Gun                            Nov. 10-16                  227

            1 antlered deer

23        Laurel Hill           Muzzleloader         Oct. 18-21                    76

            1 antlered deer

25        Laurel Hill           Gun                        Nov. 23-25                      3

            1 antlered deer

26        Laurel Hill           Gun                        Nov. 30-Dec. 2            139

            1 deer, either sex

34        Oak Ridge             Archery                 Nov. 3-4                       139

           3 antlerless deer; 1 bearded turkey

36        Oak Ridge             Archery                 Nov. 10-11                  204

           3 antlerless deer; 1 bearded turkey

38        Oak Ridge             Archery                 Dec. 8-9                        256

             3 antlerless deer; 1 bearded turkey

39        Prentice Cooper       Archery              Sept. 15-17                  120

             2 deer, only 1 antlered 

53        Williamsport          Gun                      Dec. 15-17                   44

            2 deer, only 1 antlered



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