Hatchie National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region


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Hunting Information


Quota Deer Gun Hunt

How to Apply

  • Season:
    1st season: November 7th-8th, 2015
    2nd seadson: November 14th-15th, 2015
  • Bag Limit:
    Two deer. You must harvest an antlerless deer before harvesting an antlered deer.
    All deer count as bonus deer.
  • Permits:
    Quota Hunt (see below for application procedures)


Application Procedures

  • Applicants must submit for a permit on an Official U.S. Postcard.
  • Applications accepted July 1 -31 ONLY
  • Applications must be received by 4:00pm July 31
  • A party of up to four (4) hunters may apply on the same postcard
  • Must provide the following for each hunter
    • Full Legal Name
    • Address
    • Phone Number
    • Hunt Preference Dates
      • 1st season
      • 2nd season

Duplicate, incomplete, non-legible applications and/or on anything other than an Official U.S. Postcard will be disqualified.

Drawing will be held at the Refuge Office Augst 1st at 9:00am.. Public is welcome to participate.

Both the youth hunter and his/her supervising adult must apply together on the same postcard to be selected for the quota hunt. If selected, the youth hunter must be under direct supervision by the adult during the hunt.

Successful applicants will be mailed a notification with instructions to pay your permit fee of $12.50.

If you are not drawn for the hunt, you will receive your application card through the mail with a sticker on the back stating you were not drawn this year. *Note-If you were not drawn, you will only receive your application card back IF you filled out the card correctly. Please ensure that you fill your application card out correctly by self addressing the card and placing it inside an envelope when mailing to the refuge.

Money Order or Cashiers Check ONLY, payable to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

NON-Transferrable (from person to person or hunt date to hunt date)



Last updated: June 22, 2015