First duck blind drawings this weekend
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A tradition of hand-drawing duck blind permits will be carried out Saturday at sites across the state.
Registration will be from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and the drawings begin at 10 at most locations. More information is online at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency website, http://www.tnwildlife.org .
Among the sites that will be drawn for are several in the Big Sandy area in Benton County.
There will be computerized drawings later for blind sites in the Bogota and Thorny Cypress Wildlife Management Areas in Dyer County and the four units of the Chickamauga Wildlife Management Area in southeastern Tennessee. The application period for those drawings is Sept. 4 to Oct. 9.
The waterfowl hunting seasons will be set at an Aug. 22 through 23 meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission in Knoxville.
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