Welcome to our Hunting/Fishing Website

Attention: Sept. 12 Orientation Correction. Time should be 6:00 pm - NOT 6:00 am as is noted on orientation schedule.

We are now accepting applications for the 2016 Public Deer Drawing". See "2016 -17 Public Deer Hunting Permits" - under Hunting Notices.

Revised Hunt Request Forms 814 (Turkey & Deer) are available on the website as printable copies. You can print & fill out for each time you check-in to hunt. You can also fax them or scan and email to the Natural Resource Office for opening turkey, muzzleloader and gun weekends only.

Deadline to submit turkey pictures for the hunting website is May 31st.

Permit Application Form 813 is revised. Must submit the revised form. The bottom of the 1st Page contains this statement: Please mark 1 or the other.
Will read MLAAP Regulations on website   Need copy of MLAAP Regulations w/permit


  1. Hunt/Fish Request Form 814 must be filled out and given to Guard Dispatcher EVERY TIME you check in to hunt. Even if you have submitted a request form, in advance, for opening weekends of turkey, 1st muzzleloader and lst gun - it is still MANDATORY to provide Form 814 to dispatcher.

  2. If you submit Form 814, in advance, and are assigned a zone prior to opening weekends, you MUST FIRST HUNT hunt your assigned zone, before you can change zones with guard dispatcher at 10:00 am.

  3. 3 things REQUIRED when checking in with dispatcher to hunt: Completed Hunt/Fish Request Form 814; Hunter I.D. Form; MLAAP hunter permit card
    3 things REQUIRED when going through guard gate to hunt: Completed Hunt/Fish Request Form 814 (windshield pass), MLAAP hunter permit card, Hunter's Driver's License

The 2016 hunter orientation schedule has been set - see hunting notices for further information.

Public hunting maps are now available on website - but only when hunter inputs his MLAAP issued permit no.


TBI Background Checks: "A Tennessee Criminal History Record check (which is good for 4 years) or a current Tennessee Handgun Carry Permit is required by all hunters except:" MLAAP badged employees with current valid security checks; Active Duty Military; Retirees of 2 yrs. or less, and dependents or guests less than 18 years old.  Note: Dependents and guests 18 years or more are required to have a TBI background check.

Hunter Orientation: All hunters who hunt on MLAAP must attend a hunter orientation class (which is good for 4 years).  Hunters must attend class prior to purchasing a MLAAP permit. Exemption: Guests are not required to have orientation because the sponsor is responsible for his quest.

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