October 23, 2021

WMA Quota Hunts Excess Permits Available

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The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency announced that all WMA quota hunts have been filled and there are approximately 2,400 left over. These will become available on a first come first serve basis beginning September 13. You can buy them online or at licensing agents.

Here’s a list of what’s available:

Deer Hunts

AEDC—Archery, Sept. 22-24, 592 permits.

Catoosa (Genesis)— Gun, Dec. 7-9, 66 permits.

Catoosa (Bicolor)— Gun, Dec. 7-9, 599 permits.

Laurel Hill—Gun, Dec. 1-3, 174 permits.

Prentice Cooper—Archery, Sept. 16-18, 119 permits.

Turkey Hunts

Cheatham—Shotgun, Nov. 11-17, 8 permits.

Cheatham Lake (Pardue Pond Refuge)—Shotgun, Nov. 11-17, 122 permits.

Eagle Creek—Shotgun, Dec. 8-10, 204 permits.

Laurel Hill—Shotgun, Dec. 8-10, 191 permits.

Youth Deer Hunts

Catoosa—Gun, Oct. 28-29, 474 permits.

Tellico Lake (Niles Ferry)—Shotgun, Nov. 11, 7 permits.

Tellico Lake (Niles Ferry)—Shotgun, Nov. 12, 29 permits.

Hunters should use the following permit codes when applying for the remaining permits.

Regular WMA Permits—Code 331 for Sportsman License holders and Seniors with a Type 167 permit. Code 338 for those who pay a fee.

Youth WMA Permits—Code 341 for Sportsman License holders. Code 348 for those who pay a fee.

Tom Remington

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