Hunting Notices

Status of MOD & P/L Effective September 3, 2019

MOD area is closed for fishing, scouting and hunting through February 29, 2020. 

P/L area is open for fishing, scouting and hunting for all hunter categories except those public hunters randomly drawn.  

Coyote Season 

 MLAAP will conduct a Coyote Season during January 6 – February 29, 2020.  Coyote zones are combined regular hunting zones to accommodate larger areas necessary to safely harvest coyotes.  “MLAAP Coyote Hunting Zone Map” designates the newly created zones and is available from the Natural Resource Office, Guard Dept., and on the hunting website, Coyote zones will hold only 1 party of up to 4 hunters at a time.  

  1. All hunters must possess a valid TN hunting license legal for the species and weapon utilized. 
  2. All hunting applicants must provide the MLAAP AO Security Office with a NCIC-III background check prior to purchase of MLAAP hunting permit.
    1. To apply for a NCIC-III, Form MLN 190-1 (11/17) must be completed, signed, dated and faxed on American Ordnance Fax Cover Sheet along with DD Form 2923, Sep 2010 Privacy Act Data Cover Sheet to American Ordnance Security at 1-731-686-6619. (Forms are available on hunting website)
    2. Hunters exempt from the NCIC-III must possess a CAC card (Common Access Card) i.e. Active Duty Military, MLAAP employees (including badged contractors); guests and dependents less than 18yrs. old.  
  3. Public hunters can only participate in the Coyote Season as the guest of an authorized person licensed to coyote hunt on MLAAP.  
  4. Guest hunters are not required to attend hunter orientation.  Their sponsor is responsible for their actions.   
  5. Applications for coyote season should be submitted as “small game” on Forms 813 or 813G.
  6. Hunters are required to complete a Hunter Orientation Class except guests or dependents.
  7. Hunters are required to submit all possible firearms used on MLAAP on the “Annual Firearm Inventory Form”. 

Hunting Rules/Regulations: 

  1. Hunting will be limited to daylight hours. No hunting allowed in Zones 3, 6, & 7 on Monday – Thursday.
  2. Nighttime hunting is prohibited.
  3. Electronic calls are allowed.
  4. Bows, Crossbows, Muzzle-loaders and Shotguns only (No Pistols, Rifles, or Buckshot)


Season Dates:   

Sept. 1 – Sept. 28    
Oct.  12 – Nov. 3 
Dec.  8 – Jan. 15, 2020

Fields:   Three fields were planted in corn and have been mowed. There is 1 field in Hunting Zone 16 and 2 fields in Hunting Zone 25. An Installation dove map and individual Zone 16 and Zone 25 dove maps are available on the hunting website and from the Natural Resource Office.   

Field Hunter Limits:  maximum of 20 hunters at one time  

Legal Shooting Times: One-half hour before legal sunrise to legal sunset, except for dove hunting on opening day when shooting hours will begin at noon.  

Shotguns:  Shotgun must be incapable of holding more than three rounds.

Daily Bag Limit:15 (same as State)

Safety:  Hunters must be aware where other hunters are located around the field and take appropriate safety precautions.

Note:  Deer scouting for Zones 16 and 25 will be allowed from sunrise to 12:00 noon on opening day.  

For questions, call Peggy Beasley, Monday through Thursday at 731-686-6682. 


MLAAP Limit:     Maximum of 6 deer during hunting seasons combined: 2 antlered and 4 antlerless while not exceeding any season’s  individual harvest limit below:

(Definitions per State):

Antlered Deer = male or female with antlers 3” or more

Antlerless Deer = male or female with antlers less than 3”   

All deer harvested on MLAAP are bonus deer and do not count against your State quota

Seasons Season Dates

Sept 28 – Oct. 24, 2019   (See Note * Below)
Oct. 28 – Nov. 8, 2019    (See Note ** Below)

Muzzleloader  Nov. 9 – 22, 2019  (hunter may bring only 1 guest at a time during opening weekend) 
Gun   Nov. 23, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020

Note *Archery season closes 1 day earlier than the State to allow scouting prior to the Wounded Veteran Hunt on MLAAP on Oct. 26 – 27. 

Individual Harvest Limits:


  • Daily Limit:  1 per day 
  • Season Limit:  2 total for all seasons combined   *See restriction below for 2ndantlered deer. 

Antlerless: (Doe or button buck)

  • Daily Limit:  1 per day
  • Season Limit: 4 total for all seasons combined

* 2 antlerless deer must be harvested before the 2nd antlered deer can be harvested 

2019-20 Request for Daily Hunting/Fishing Permit (Form 814)

The Natural Resource Office does not accept a Request Form 814 for any hunting dates except for the following:  

 Season Opening Weekend Deadline Date Assigned Date
 Muzzleloader Nov.9-10  Oct. 30 Oct. 31
Gun Nov. 23-24 Nov. 13 Nov.14 

Deadline dates to submit request forms is 10 days prior to opening weekends; this allows hunter 1 weekend to scout/put up stands. 

Request forms to hunt all other days will be given to the Gd. Dispatcher at the time of check-in. Hunter will be assigned a zone on an as-available basis. 

Submit Request Form to the Natural Resource Office either by:

  • Fax to (731) 686-6259
  • Mail to Milan Army Ammunition  Plant, Natural Resource Office, 2280 Hwy. 104W, Suite 1,  Milan, TN  38358 (Allow 1 to 2 weeks to reach our office).     
  • Note:  Request Forms can no longer be submitted through our hunting website 

If you submit a request form for opening weekends by the deadline dates– you will be randomly drawn for a zone.  You must hunt that assigned zone until at least 10:00am before you can change to a different zone. 

If request form is late or hunter chooses not to submit form prior to hunt, Guard Dispatcher will assign zone upon hunter check-in.

To find out your assigned zones for the opening weekends contact:

  • Peggy (686-6682) during working hrs. Mon-Thurs. 6:00 – 4:30 pm
  • Guard Dispatcher (686-6565) after working hours
  • Assigned zones will be posted on Gd. Dept. bulletin board 

2019-20 Public Deer Hunting Permits

The Milan Army Ammunition Plant (MLAAP) will conduct a drawing for public deer hunting.  The following permits are available for the 2019-20 seasons.  Deer season dates are forthcoming in Plant Notice on website.

Season   # MLAAP permits Permit  Cost
Archery 70 $25.00
Muzzleloader 44 $25.00
Gun    44 $25.00

Age Requirement:  Must be 21 years or older    Application deadline:   July 22, 2019 

To applyfor Random Drawing please send only the following information /money: 

  • Copy of TWRAHunter Safety Certificatefrom any state 
  • List personal information:  name, address, phone number 
  • List which seasons you want to be drawn for:  (archery, muzzle, gun).  You can apply for all 3 seasons – but if not specified– will be put in archery drawing only.  
  • Application fee:  Total of $5.00 (no matter how many seasons you apply for) .  This feeis non-refundable but will be applied toward the purchase of a MLAAP permit if and when all requirements are met.  Check or money order payable to the U.S. Treasury (cash not accepted). 

If Drawn: You will be notified by letter in the mail.  Also included will be Application Form 813.  The following requirements must be met before you can purchase your MLAAP hunting permit:

  • All hunters must have either a NCIC-III background check or possess a CAC (common access card) to have access to the installation. Form MLN 190-1 “Request to Access to MLAAP” must be completed, signed, dated and faxed with  American Ordnance Fax Cover Sheet along with DD Form 2923 Privacy Act Cover Data sheet to American Ordnance Security at 731-686-6619. Forms are available on the hunting website under “Forms”.  
  • All hunters, except guests and dependents must attend a Hunter Orientation Class (exempt if attended within past 4 years) Contact Peggy Beasley, 731-686-6682, to register for a class or for the last date you attended. 

The 2019 orientation schedule is located on MLAAP hunting website.  

  • Complete Annual Firearms Inventory Form: under “Forms” on hunting website
  • Complete page 1-2, sign & return Form 813 with required copies
  • Appropriate Tennessee hunting licenses (provide copy)
  • Check or money order payable to the U.S. Treasury ($25.00 for each season drawn for minus your $5.00 application fee).  All MLAAP hunting fees are non-refundable; seasons are subject to cancellation due to increased security posture. 

Milan Army Ammunition Plant
Natural Resource Office
2280 Hwy. 104 West, Suite 1
Milan, TN  38358-3176
Fax:  731-686-6259


Milan Army Ammunition Plant’s turkey season is approved. Approval of small game and deer seasons is expected at a later date. MLAAP permit sales begin March 1, 2019.

The following two (Annual) security requirements must be met prior to purchasing your MLAAP Permit:

  1. FBI National Crime Information Center – Interstate Identification Index (NCIC - III) Background Check) per HSPD-12 (Homeland Security Presidential Directive) Department of the Army Directive 2014-05 Department of the Army Executive Order 033-15 Army Regulation 190-13, Physical Security. Note: The NCIC-III will replace the TBI background check or Handgun Carry Permit.
  • Required for: All hunters who do not possess a Common Access Card (CAC) i.e. military retirees, MLAAP retirees, MLAAP RIF employees, DAVs, exceptions authorizedby Commander’s Representative; public; and guests and dependents (18 yrs. and older)

  • Exempt for: All hunters who possess a Common Access Card (CAC) i.e. Active duty military; MLAAP employees (including badged contractors); and guests and dependents less than 18 yrs. old.

  • To apply for a NCIC, Form MLN 190-1 (11/17) must be completed, signed, dated and faxed on American Ordnance Fax Cover Sheet along with DD Form 2923, Sep 2010 Privacy Act Data Cover Sheet to American Ordnance Security at 1-731-686-6619. (Forms are available on hunting website)

  • Results of your NCIC: will be texted to you as soon as possible. There is no cost to apply for a NCIC and it is an annual requirement.

  1. Firearm Inventory for MLAAP Hunters Form is required per AMC (Army Materiel Command) CPM 210-1, 31 August 2017
  • Form is required annually to be sent with Form 813 Application for Hunting/Fishing Permit. This is required for all hunters using firearms on MLAAP. (Form is available on hunting website).

Hunter orientation class is required for all hunters except guests and dependents of any age. Orientation class is good for 4 years. (If you attended prior to 2016, it is required in 2019). Contact the Natural Resource Office to register for class or for the date of your last orientation.

Purchasing a MLAAP Hunting/Fishing Permit: hunter must first receive NCIC results, if applicable, and have attended the hunter orientation class if needed PRIOR to sending the following 2 forms with required money and copies to the address below:

  • Completed Application Form 813 (available on hunting website), applicable fees, copy of CAC card, hunting licenses, proof of hunter safety, copy of State Driver’s license, and copy of active or retired military I.D.

  • Completed Firearm Inventory for MLAAP Hunters Form

Hunting/Fishing Fees: check or money order payable to the U.S. Treasury. (Cash not accepted).Current/future security conditions may limit access for hunting and/or fishing. All MLAAP hunting/fishing fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Individual Hunting/Fishing (Season) Fees for 2019-20:

15.00  Fishing (no fee for children under 12 yrs; 12 – 18 yrs = $10.00) 15.00 Small Game
15.00  Migratory W aterfowl
25.00  Turkey
25.00  Archery Deer
25.00  Muzzleloader Deer
25.00  Gun Deer
80.00  Sportsman (includes all seasons above)
20.00  Senior Sportsman (includes all seasons above & must be 65 yrs. or older)

Guest Hunting/Fishing (Season) Permits & Fees for 2019-20:

15.00  Fishing (no fee for children under 12 yrs; 12 – 18 yrs = $10.00) 25.00 Small Game
15.00  Migratory Waterfowl
80.00  Turkey
55.00  Archery Deer
80.00  Muzzle/Gun Deer
20.00  Senior Guest (includes all seasons that sponsor is eligible for) for 65 yrs. or older

Note: Guests are now required to submit Application Form 813G for a hunting/fishing permit. Guests must be accompanied by their sponsor (from whom their hunting privilege derives) at all times. Guests hunting is allowed during all seasons except opening turkey week Mar. 30 – April 5. Guest information for deer seasons will be published in a deer hunting notice at a later date.

General Public Permits:

Random drawings are made for the general public MLAAP permits as follows: 32 turkey, 60 archery, 44 muzzleloader, and 44 gun permits. Public hunters are restricted to Zones 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, & 29 & Area Q, but may also hunt inside zones by purchasing a guest permit and hunting with their sponsor. For more details, see 2019 Public Hunting Notice for Two Spring Seasons on the hunting website.

Milan Army Ammunition Plant
Natural Resource Office-
2280 Hwy.104 West, Suite 1
Milan, TN 38358-3176
Fax: 731-686-6259
Phone: 731-686-6682
Email: Website:

(For Remainder of the year)

NOTE:   Orientation is required for all hunters except guests and dependents (regardless of age). They are theresponsibility of their sponsor. 

Orientation classes are required every four (4) years.  All hunters who hunt on MLAAP during the 2019-20 season must have attended a hunter orientation class in 2016 or later in order to purchase a MLAAP permit.    

We offer two (2) types of orientation classesfor the 2019 year. 

  • The public orientationis approximately 1 hour and can only be attended by public hunters(those who applied and were randomly drawn by the Natural Resource Office).
  • The standard orientationis approximately 1 ½ hours and can be attended by allhunters(to include public hunters only if they cannot attend the early class).        

The following scheduled classes will be held on the installation at the Administration Building:   

  Public    Standard  Location 
Aug. 19(Mon) 5:00 p.m.  6:30 p.m.  MLAAP Army Conf. Rm.  
Sept. 7 (Sat)  9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. MLAAP Army Conf. Rm. 
Sept. 30 (Mon) 5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. MLAAP Army Conf. Rm.
Oct.   7 (Mon)  5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m.  MLAAP Army Conf. Rm.
Oct.  29 (Tues) 5:00 p.m.  6:30 p.m.  MLAAP Army Conf. Rm.

Please call the Natural Resource Office, 731-686-6682 to register or find out the date of the last orientation you attended. 

Sessions will be cancelled if hunting seasons are cancelled due to increase in security posture.  

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