Reelfoot National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region
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Deer Quota Hunt Information

  • Season: November 7th-9th, 2014
  • Bag Limit: 2 deer (only one may be antlered) All deer count as bonus deer. Hunters must check deer at a state approved check station.
  • Permits: Quota hunt, see below for application procedure.


Application Procedures

To apply for a permit, applicants must submit a stamped, self-address U.S Postal Service postcard to the Refuge Manager. Index cards and any other post card other than the U.S. Postal Sevice postcard will not be accepted. A party of up to four hunters may apply on the same postcard. One hunters information on the front of the card, up to three hunters on the back with the following information for each participant:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Contact Number
  • Hunt Unit (Long Point or Grassy Island)

Place your entry card inside an envelope and mail to the refuge at the address below.

Reelfoot NWR

4343 Hwy 157

Union City, TN 38261


This is what your application card should look like upon completion


Incomplete or duplicate applications will be disqualified. Applications will be accepted during the month of July for the deer hunt. All permits will be selected by random drawing.

Hunters on the Grassy Island Unit must meet the license requirements for Tennessee, and hunters on the Long Point Unit must meet the license requirement for either Tennessee or Kentucky.


Both the juvenile and his/her supervising adult must apply together on the same postcard in order to be eligible for a refuge permit. If selected, the juvenile must be under direct supervision of the adult during the hunt.

If you need more information please contact the refuge at 731/538-2481 or by email.




Last updated: March 3, 2015