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					TWRA Wildlife Management Areas With Duck Hunting Opportunities
General Regulations
Any WMA Season Drawn-blind that is not occupied by the registrants by legal shooting hour, may be hunted by any other legal waterfowl hunter for the remainder of that day. All WMAs open Until sunset on Last day of each segment of the late duck and remaining goose seasons except for North Chickamauga Creek and Fort Loudoun WMAs WMAs with special closing times are open all day, each day of the youth waterfowl season. Youths, ages 6-16, must be accompanied by an adult, 21 years of age or older, who must remain in position to take immediate control of the hunting device except as otherwise noted. WHEELCHAIR-BOUND HUNTS, ZONES, OR BLINDS are open to hunters who are totally and permanently confined to a wheelchair as certified by a physician. Certain WMAs have special blind sites established for wheelchair-bound hunters to include: Cheatham Lake, Old Hickory, Reelfoot, and West Sandy. See specific WMAs for regulations if applicable. On wheelchair-bound waterfowl hunts, each wheelchair-bound hunter must be accompanied by at least one, but not more than three assistants (at least one of whom must be age 16 years or older), who may also participate in hunting.

*No waterfowl hunters allowed on unit or access area from two hours after legal shooting hours have ended until 4:00 a.m. the following day.
Type of Hunting System
WMA County Open With Statewide Seasons Open Limited Days Wednesday , Thursday, Saturday, Sunday X Wednesday , Thursday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Special Season Closing Draw Times Blind Other System System MAP Other Special Regulations

TWRA Region 1

*Barkley Unit I
Barkley Unit II

Stewart Stewart

X

Hunting allowed only from permanent draw blinds and designated temporary blind sites. Any Draw-blind MAP that is not occupied by legal shooting hour, may be hunted by anyone for the remainder of that day. MAP Temporary blinds only Also open on the first and last day of each segment of the late statewide duck and goose seasons. Any temporary blinds or hides and decoys must be at MAP least 200 yards from any permanent blind and removed at the end of shooting hours each day. All pools except Pool 1- Waterfowl hunting is by MAP special quota permit only. Also open on and the first and last day of each segment of the late duck season. Temporary blinds only. Blinds, decoys boats or blind materials must be removed at the end of shooting hours.

*Big Sandy--Gin Creek

Benton/ Henry

X

Bogota (all pools exept pool 1)

Dyer

X

3:00 PM

Bogota -- Pool 1

Dyer

3:00 PM

Type of Hunting System
WMA County Open With Statewide Seasons Open Limited Days Special Season Closing Draw Times Blind Other System System Other Special Regulations

*Camden Unit I

Benton

X

3:00 PM

Hunting allowed only from permanent draw blinds and designated temporary blind sites. Any Draw-blind that is not occupied by legal shooting hour, may be MAP hunted by anyone for the remainder of that day. Any temporary blinds or hides and decoys must be at least 200 yards from any permanent blind and removed at the end of shooting hours each day. Any temporary blinds or hides and decoys must be at least 200 yards from any permanent blind and MAP removed at the end of shooting hours each day.
On Unit E, no waterfowl hunters are allowed on the unit or access area from 5:00 p.m. until 4:00 a.m. the MAP following day, during the late duck season(s). No permanent blinds. All decoys, temporary blinds, blind materials and boats must be removed from Unit E daily.

*Camden Unit II

Benton

X

X

C. M. Gooch--Unit E

Obion

X

3:00 PM

C. M. Gooch--Unit A

Obion

X

3:00 PM

MAP On Unit A, any Draw-blind that is not occupied by the
blind registrants by legal shooting hour, may be hunted by any other hunter for the remainder of that day.

Cold Creek Eagle Lake Refuge-Bomprezzi Unit Ernest Rice Sr. Harmon Creek John Tully Lick Creek Meeman-Shelby State Forest Moss Island

Lauderdale Shelby Dyer Benton Lauderdale Benton Shelby Dyer

X X X X X X Monday Wednesday Saturday X X

3:00 PM

MAP

Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind materials left overnight. Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind materials left overnight. Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind MAP materials left overnight. Closed December 15-16.

3:00 PM

Any temporary blinds or hides and decoys must be at MAP least 200 yards from any permanent blind and removed at the end of shooting hours each day. Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind MAP materials left overnight. Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind MAP materials left overnight. Open the last 7 days of the late duck season except MAP on Sunday. Temp Blinds Only MAP Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind materials left overnight. Closed December 15-16.

Type of Hunting System
WMA County Open With Statewide Seasons X X X Friday Saturday, Sunday Open Only during the Reelfoot Duck Zone Season Saturday Sunday Open Limited Days Special Season Closing Draw Times Blind Other System System Other Special Regulations

Natchez Trace New Hope Obion River

Benton/ Carrol/ Henderson Benton Obion Weakley Gibson Obion Weakley Gibson

Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind MAP materials left overnight. MAP Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind materials left overnight. Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind MAP materials left overnight.

Maness Swamp Hunting Unit of Obion River WMA Reelfoot Wildlife Management Area (the lands and waters within the boundaries of Reelfoot Lake WMA only.)

3:00 PM

Walk-in Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, MAP or blind materials left overnight. Also open the first and last day of each segment of the late duck Any temporary blinds or hides and decoys must be at least 200 yds. from any registered blind site. Blinds, MAP decoys, boats and blind materials must be removed at the end of shooting hours. Plastic and metal containers used as decoys are prohibited. Walk-in, Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, MAP boats, or blind materials left overnight.Also open the first and last day of each segment of the late duck Any temporary blinds or hides and decoys must be at least 200 yds. from any permanent registered blind site. Blinds, decoys, boats and blind materials must MAP be removed at the end of shooting hours. Any Drawblind that is not occupied by legal shooting hour, may be hunted by anyone for the remainder of that day. MAP Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind materials left overnight. Any temporary blinds or hides and decoys must be at least 200 yds. from any permanent registered blind MAP site. Blinds, decoys, boats and blind materials must be removed at the end of shooting hours. MAP Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind materials left overnight. Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind MAP materials left overnight. Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind materials left overnight.

Lake/Obion

X

3:00 PM

South Fork Waterfowl Refuge

Madison

3:00 PM

*Tigrett
Tumbleweed

Dyer

X

X

3:00 PM

Lake

X

West Sandy - Springville Bottoms

Henry

X

X

3:00 PM

*White Oak
Wolf River TWRA Region 2 Bark Camp Barrens

Hardin Fayette

X X

3:00 PM 3:00 PM

Coffee

X

MAP

Type of Hunting System
WMA County Open With Statewide Seasons Open Limited Days Special Season Closing Draw Times Blind Other System System Other Special Regulations

Cheatham Lake

Cheatham

Wednesday Thursday Saturday Sunday

X

Waterfowl hunting is permitted only from registered blind sites and from staked temporary blind sites during the late duck season. Hunting on Harpeth Island, Marks Creek, and Bluff Creek wade-in areas MAP is not restricted to registered or staked temporary sites. Also open the first and last day of each segment of the late duck season. Hunting from registered blind sites only on Woods Reservoir except during the early duck season. During the September and October waterfowl seasons, hunting is permitted outside of registered blinds on Woods Reservoir except 150 yards out from the bank beginning at the Pumping Station and going west to Arnold Village slough and beginning at the Famcamp slough and going west to the Rowlands Creek causeway. During the youth waterfowl MAP season, hunting on Woods Reservoir is allowed outside blinds upstream from Morris Ferry Bridge. Downstream from Morris Ferry Bridge, hunting is allowed only from registered blind sites. Temporary blind sites only (except Woods Reservoir) must be removed at the end of the day. No blinds, blind materials, boats, or decoys may be left overnight.Also open the first and last day of each segment of the late duck season.

AEDC - Woods Reservoir Refuge

Coffee/ Franklin

Wednesday Thursday Saturday Sunday

X

Cheatham Lake- Sycamore Creek upstream from railroad trestle, Harpeth River upstream from Hwy. 49, and on Johnson Creek upstream from Johnson Creek Bridge. Haynes Bottom

Cheatham

X

MAP

Montgomery Lawrence County Franklin

Wednesday Thursday Saturday Sunday

X

Laurel Hill Mingo Swamp

X X

Waterfowl hunting is permitted only from registered blinds during the late duck season. Also open the first MAP and last day of each segment of the late duck season. Only open January 12 - 27, 2008 -- Includes Laurel MAP Hill Lake MAP

Type of Hunting System
WMA County Open With Statewide Seasons X X 3:00 PM Open Limited Days Special Season Closing Draw Times Blind Other System System MAP Hunting is permitted only from registered blind sites and staked temporary blind sites during the late duck season. Hunting from registered blind sites only except during MAP the early duck season. All goose hunting is from registered blinds only. MAP Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind materials left overnight. Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind MAP materials left overnight. No waterfowl hunting in the Poole Knobs Rest Area. MAP MAP Other Special Regulations

Normandy Old Hickory - UNIT I

Bedford/ Coffee
Sumner/Wilson /Trousdale
Sumner/Wilson /Trousdale Sumner/Wilson /Trousdale

Old Hickory - UNIT II Old Hickory - UNIT III Owl Hollow Mill

X X X

Franklin Davidson/ Rutherford/ Wilson Montgomery Maury

Percy Priest - Unit II Shelton Ferry Yanahli

X X X

TWRA Region 3

*Chickamauga - Candies Creek,
Johnson Bottoms, Rogers Creek, Yellow Creek Units

Bradley/ Hamilton/ McMinn/ Meigs/ Rhea

Tuesday Thursday Saturday Sunday

3:00 PM

Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind materials left overnight. Also open the first and last MAP day of each segment of the late duck season.

*Chicamauga - Agency, Sugar,

Bradley/ South Mouse, Soddy, Sale, Hamilton/ Goodfield, Mud creeks, New McMinn/ Bethal, Moon Island, Cottonport, Meigs/ Rhea Washington Ferry, Gillespie Bend, Jackson/ Smith Jackson

Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind materials left overnight. X MAP

Cordell Hull Cordell Hull Refuge

X

MAP MAP Only open during September Duck and Goose seasons.

Type of Hunting System
WMA County Open With Statewide Seasons Open Limited Days Special Season Closing Draw Times Blind Other System System Other Special Regulations

Hiwassee Refuge

Jackson Swamp Kingston Refuge North Chickamauga Creek Hixson, Rogers, Sutton, Thrasher Bottoms, Patton, Vandergriff, and Varner Units Paint Rock Refuge

Overton Roane

X

Hamilton

Tuesday Thursday Saturday

12:00 noon

Same as statewide September season. No goose or duck hunters allowed on refuge from two hours after shooting hours have ended until 4:00 a.m. the MAP following day. Refuge is closed to all forms of public use, including all forms of trespass, from Nov. 1 – last day of Feb. MAP Only open during September Duck and Goose MAP seasons. Open during the youth waterfowl season. Shotguns loaded with BBB shot or smaller. Hunting from MAP temporary blinds only. No blinds, blind materials, boats, or decoys may be left overnight. MAP Only open during September Duck and Goose seasons. Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind materials left overnight. Thiefneck Island is "closed to MAP waterfowl hunting during the Young Sportsman deer hunt". This hunt is in early October during the goose season. Only open during September Duck and Goose seasons.

Roane

Watts Bar

Roane

X

*Yuchi refuge
TWRA Region 4
Chuck Swan Cove Creek Forks of the River Fort Loudoun Kyles Ford Lick Creek Bottoms Nolichucky Rankin Tellico Lake and Wears Bend Unit (except McGhee-Carson, Chota, Niles Ferry Units

Rhea

12:00 noon

MAP

Union/ Campbell Campbell Knox Knox Hancock Greene Greene Cocke Monroe

X X X Monday Wednesday Friday X X X X X 12:00 noon

No active Waterfowl mgt occurs here…Hunting opportunities occur along Norris Reservoir. MAP No active Waterfowl mgt occurs here. MAP No active Waterfowl mgt occurs here. Shot size BBB or smaller required. MAP MAP No active Waterfowl mgt occurs here. Hunting opportunities occur on Clinch river. MAP No active Waterfowl mgt occurs here. MAP No active Waterfowl mgt occurs here. MAP Temp. Blinds Only - No blinds, decoys, boats, or blind MAP materials left overnight.


				
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