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Waterfowl Blind Drawings Set For August 2 At Mid-State Locations

Wednesday, July 23, 2008 | 07:00pm

Waterfowl hunters will gather Saturday, Aug. 2 to draw for waterfowl blind positions on Cheatham, Haynes, Old Hickory, and AEDC (Woods) wildlife management areas in Middle Tennessee.

The annual blind drawings are always held on the first Saturday of August across the state.

Hunters can get early information about what TWRA has planted on Old Hickory and Cheatham WMAs.

In order to draw for a blind, sportsmen must be at least 16 years of age, appear in person, and possess the proper licenses/permits. Registration at all sites will begin at 7 a.m. and end at 10 a.m. The drawing will begin immediately after registration closes.

The following are Middle Tennessee WMA blind drawing sites and other information:


  • Old Hickory - drawing held at the Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon
  • Cheatham Lake – Cheatham WMA headquarters
  • Haynes Bottom - Cheatham WMA headquarters
  • Woods Reservoir - AEDC Gossick Center

Time - Registration is from 7-10 am

Each applicant must be at least 16 years old, have an adult license, and apply in person.

Persons wishing to sign-on must be present and must sign-on when the blind is chosen.

Licenses required to register for blind drawing:

Old Hickory Unit I & II, Cheatham Reservoir, Haynes Bottom, and Woods Reservoir:

Annual Hunting/Fishing (type 01) plus an Annual Small Game and Waterfowl permit (type 91) -or- either adult Sportsman License.

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