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Application Period Underway for WMA Waterfowl Hunts

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 | 03:05am

NASHVILLE ---The application period for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s 2014 Wildlife Management Area waterfowl hunts is now underway. The application period will continue until midnight (CDT) Oct. 1, 2014.

A computerized drawing system will be held to select successful applicants based on the priority drawing system. Hunters may apply at any TWRA license agent, at any TWRA regional office, or online by clicking here. Mailed applications will not be accepted.

The WMAs available for this year’s hunts are Bogota, Gooch Unit E, White Oak-Lebanon Pond, Meeman-Shelby Forest, Thorny Cypress, Candies Creek, Johnson Bottoms, Rogers Creek, and Yellow Creek.

Hunter’s may apply as individuals or a party (not to exceed five members).  They may select up to 24 hunt choices, but cannot use the same hunt code more than once.  No person may apply more than once.  If two or more applications are submitted representing one individual, that individual’s application will be rejected and the subject could be prosecuted.  Applicants must be at least 16 years of age, on or before the hunt date. Youth, ages 6-15, can participate in the hunt as a guest, but cannot apply.

There is no fee to apply for current Annual Sportsman or Lifetime Sportsman License holders or senior citizens possessing a Type 166 license and a current Type 167 permit.  For all other applicants, there is a $10 non-refundable fee per drawing entered (maximum of five draws).  If applying at a TWRA license agent, a $1 agent fee will be added. If the application is made on-line a $2 internet usage fee will be added.  This is a fee collected by the company that maintains the internet site. If applicants encounter any problems while applying, they may call (615) 781-6621 during business hours, 8-4:30 p.m. (CDT), Monday-Friday.


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