Hunting Notices


 

2017-18 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 2017-18 seasons (dates forthcoming in Plant Notice on website)

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

 

Age Requirement:  Must be 21 years old

Application deadline:   July 3, 2017

Please send the following information to apply for Random Drawing:

  • Application fee:  Total of $5.00 (no matter how many seasons you apply for) .  This fee is 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).
  • You need to request 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.  
  • Personal information:  name, address, phone number
  • Copy of TWRA Hunter Safety Certificate (other State Certificates accepted)

If Selected:  You will be notified by mail with Application Form 813 and instructions to proceed with the following requirements:

  • Complete, sign & return Form 813 with required copies.   
  • Current TN Carry Permit -  or -  State Criminal History Record Check (apply at

www.tbi.state.tn.us  Cost is $29.00 and is good for 4 years. (provide copy of State results).  

  • Appropriate Tennessee hunting licenses (provide copy)                  
  • MLAAP Hunter Orientation Class (exemption:  if attended within past 4 years)

The 2017 orientation schedule is located on MLAAP hunting website: 

www.milanarsenalhunting.com

  • 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.

For questions, call Peggy Beasley, Monday - Thursday, 6:00 – 4:30, at 731-686-6682.

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


2017-18 MLAAP HUNTING/FISHING PERMIT SALES

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, 2017.

Tennessee Criminal History Record check:

  • Required for:  MLAAP & military retirees (of 2 yrs. or more), public, exceptions authorized by Commander’s Representative; guests and dependents (18 yrs. and older)
  • Not required for:  MLAAP & military retirees (less than 2 yrs.), MLAAP badged employees (including badged contractors) with current valid security checks; active duty military
  • Background check is good for 4 years. (if prior to 2014, is required in 2017).  Apply at www.tbi.state.tn.us and send results by mail, fax, or email (see below).  Current TN Carry permit may be substituted for TBI check.     

Hunter orientation class:

  • Required for:  All hunters and those dependents 18 yrs. or older.  
  • Not required for:   Guests  
  • Orientation class is good for 4 years. (If attended prior to 2014, is required in 2017). Contact the Natural Resource Office to register for class or for the date of your last orientation.     

Requirements for MLAAP Hunting/Fishing permit:  Completed Application Form 813, applicable fees, copies of hunting licenses, hunter safety, State Driver’s license, and (color copy) of active or retired military I.D.  Must have current hunter orientation and results of TN Criminal History Record Check or current TN Carry Permit PRIOR to purchasing MLAAP permit.  

Application Form 813 is available on MLAAP’s hunting website, www.milanarsenalhunting.com or outside of AO Guard Dispatcher’s office.   

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 2017-18: 

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

Guest Hunting/Fishing (Season) Permits & Fees for 2017-18: 

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
10.00            Senior Guest (includes all seasons that sponsor is eligible for; must be 65 yrs. or older              

Note:  Guests must be accompanied by their sponsor (from whom their hunting privilege derives) at all times. Guests may turkey hunt April 17 – May 14.  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, but may also hunt inside zones by purchasing a guest permit and hunting with their sponsor.  For more details, see 2017 Public Hunting Notice on MLAAP hunting website.

Milan Army Ammunition Plant
Natural Resource Office
2280 Hwy.104 West, Suite 1
Milan, TN  38358-3176
Email:    peggy.e.beasley2.ctr@mail.mil
Fax:       731-686-6259
Phone:   731-686-6682


2017 Public Hunting Permits  
Two Spring Turkey Seasons
(Apr. 1 – Apr. 22) & (Apr. 23 - May 14)

Age limit:  21 years or older  
Individual Drawing:  Cannot bring dependents or guests  

How to Apply for the Public Turkey Drawing:    (Deadline: Feb. 15)

The only information you need to send to apply for the public drawing is:

  • Name, address, phone no. & copy of State Hunter Safety to address below
  • Include application fee of $5.00 for 1 season or $10.00 for both seasons. Indicate which season(s) you are applying for. 
  • Application fee must be personal check, cashier check or m.o. payable to the U.S. Treasury. (We do not accept CASH).

If Drawn:

  • Hunter will be notified by phone on February 16th.  
  • Hunter will also receive by mail a packet of instructions along with an application form to be completed and mailed in AFTER all the following requirements have been met.    

Process to Purchase a MLAAP Public Turkey Permit:

Hunter must meet the following requirements at the time he submits paperwork for purchase of a MLAAP Permit:  (purchase through mail only)

  • Apply and receive results of a State Criminal History Record Check. (Required every 4 yrs.) If your background check is prior to 2014 it is required in 2017. Cost is $29.00 and website to apply:  www.tbi.state.tn.us.  A current TN Carry Permit will suffice in place of this requirement.   
  • MLAAP hunter orientation class (required every 4 yrs.) If you attended prior to 2014 you will need to attend in 2017.  See hunting notice i.e. 2017 Hunter Orientation Schedule on the hunting website. Call 731-686-6682 to register.
  • Copy of Tennessee hunting license
  • Copy of State Driver’s License  
     
  • MLAAP Turkey Permit:
  • If Drawn for 1 season only – price is $20.00 minus the $5.00 application fee – for total of $15.00 due.
  • If Drawn for both 2 seasons – price is $40.00 minus the $10.00 application fee – for total of $30.00 due.

General Hunting Information: 

  • Season limit:  1 bearded turkey per day not to exceed 4
  • Turkeys taken on MLAAP are not part of the regular Tennessee State bag limit 
  • 32 MLAAP public hunting permits are available, 16 for each turkey season: Season 1 (Apr. 1 – Apr. 22) and Season 2 (Apr. 23 – May 14)   
  • Public hunting zones are 21, 22, 23, 24, 28 & 29.  Maps available at website: www.milanarsenalhunting.com,, the Natural Resource Office or outside AO Guard Department. 
  • Public hunters can hunt inside zones, if they have a sponsor and purchase a guest turkey permit. (Guests are allowed to hunt Apr. 17 – May 14)
  • Weapons:  shotguns and muzzleloading shotguns (20 gauge or larger) loaded with No. 4 shot or smaller. All shotguns must be cased (hard or soft) during transport. No rifles allowed.
  • Deadline dates to submit early turkey request (Form 814) for:
    • Opening Weekend for Season 1 (Apr. 1 –22 Deadline Date:  Mar. 22
    • Opening Day for Season 2 (Apr. 23-May 14) Deadline Date:  April 12

Note:  Required Assignment/Check-in Procedures: 

  1. Hunt Request Form (814) CANNOT be submitted in advance to request a zone for any weekday or weekend turkey hunting EXCEPT for opening weekends listed above. 
  2. If you submit a turkey request for opening weekend by the deadline date above, you will be randomly assigned a zone.  If you want to change your assigned zone when you check in to hunt, you must first hunt your assigned zone before changing zones at 10:00 am.
  3. Hunter will now be required to have 3 items to present to Guard Dispatcher upon check-in:  Hunt Request Form 814 (becomes windshield pass), Hunter I.D. Form,  MLAAP Permit Card. 
  4. Guard at 75 & 104 gate will require to see 3 items prior to gate entrance on   weekends:    Windshield Pass, driver’s license, MLAAP permit card.  
  5. Note:  Hunter will not be allowed to hunt without Possession of his MLAAP Permit Card.
  6. Upon harvesting a turkey, hunter must put biological data (sex, weight, spur, beard) on form 814 windshield pass and turn in to Guard Dispatcher when checking out.  Hunter must also send this data into the State per their phone, computer or at participating check station.  (MLAAP is no longer a checking station).     

Applications for 2017 public deer hunting permits will be accepted at a later date.  Details are forthcoming on the website and in the local newspapers.    

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:  peggy.e.beasley2.ctr@mail.mil    Website:  www.milanarsenalhunting.com


 

2017 Spring Turkey Season

Season:  April 1 – May 14

Limit:  1 bearded turkey per day not to exceed 4 per season

The following is required to purchase a MLAAP hunting permit:

  • MLAAP hunter orientation class (required every 4 years).  (if attended prior to 2014, will be required in 2017) See 2017 Hunter Orientation Schedule on hunting website.
  • TBI Background Check (required every 4 yrs).  (If background check is prior to 2014, will be required in 2017).  Fax results or mail to Natural Resource Office.  A current TN Carry Permit will suffice instead of the TBI Background Check.   
  • Copy of State Hunter Safety Certificate (any state)
  • Copy of Appropriate Tennessee hunting licenses
  • Copy of Driver’s License
  • (Color copy) of Military I.D. (Active or Retired) Card

MLAAP permits may only be purchased through the mail by sending completed application Form 813 with payment (check or money order) and applicable copies to the address below.  Application forms are available at the hunting website at www.milanarsenalhunting.com or from the Natural Resource Office.    Application fees are non-refundable.  

General Information:

  • Turkeys taken on MLAAP are not part of the regular Tennessee State bag limit; are considered bonus birds.
  • Zone boundaries:  Hunter capacity per zone varies.  A zone/hunter capacity list, along with a hunting map, is available at T-116 Guard Headquarters or the hunting website.     
  • MOD & P&L areas:  open for scouting and hunting Friday- Sunday and on holidays.     
  • Driving on roads:  MOD area roads are limited to the patrol road, Rt. 2 road and A-8 road.  Driving on P&L area roads is limited to the patrol road and the dividing road between P and L.  Only paved or gravel roads may be driven in all other areas.  
  • Weapons:  Shotguns and muzzleloading shotguns (20 gauge or larger) loaded with No. 4 shot or smaller are the only legal weapons. No rifles allowed.  All shotguns must be cased (hard or soft) during transport.
  • Turkey Guests:  allowed to hunt from April 17 – May 14.
  • Public hunters:  32 MLAAP public permits (16 permits for each season) are available for spring turkey seasons (Apr.1 – Apr. 22) and (Apr. 23 – May 14).  Public hunters are allowed to hunt Zones 21, 22, 23, 24, 28 & 29.

Note:  Required Assignment/Check-in Procedures: 

  1. Hunt Request Form (814) CANNOT be submitted in advance to request a zone for any weekday or weekend turkey hunting EXCEPT for opening weekend (Apr. 1-2).  The deadline date to submit your request is Mar. 22.
  2. If you submit a turkey request for opening weekend by the deadline date above, you will be randomly assigned a zone.  If you want to change your assigned zone when you check in to hunt, you must first hunt your assigned zone before changing zones at 10:00 am.
  3. Hunter will now be required to have 3 items to present to Guard Dispatcher upon check-in:  Hunt Request Form 814 (becomes windshield pass), Hunter I.D. Form,  MLAAP Permit Card. 
  4. Guard at 75 & 104 gate will require to see 3 items prior to gate entrance:  Windshield Pass, driver’s license, MLAAP permit card. 
  5. Note:  Hunter will not be allowed to hunt without Possession of his MLAAP Permit Card. 
  6. Upon harvesting a turkey, hunter must put biological data (sex, weight, spur, beard) on form 814 windshield pass and turn in to Guard Dispatcher when checking out.  Hunter must also send this data into the State per their phone, computer or at participating check station.  (MLAAP is no longer a checking station).    

Natural Resource Office
Milan Army Ammunition Plant
2280 Hwy. 104 West, Suite 1
Milan, TN  38358-3176
Email:  peggy.e.beasley2.ctr@mail.mil
Fax:     731-686-6259
Phone: 731-686-6682


2017 HUNTER ORIENTATION SCHEDULE

NOTE:   Orientation is required for all hunters except guests and those dependents less than 18 yrs of age.  Guests are the responsibility of their sponsor.

Orientation classes are required every four (4) years.  All hunters who hunt on MLAAP during the 2017-18 season must have attended a hunter orientation class in 2014 or later in order to purchase a MLAAP permit.    

We offer two (2) types of orientation classes for the 2017 year.

The public orientation is 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 orientation is approximately 1 ½ hours and can be attended by all hunters (to include public hunters only if they cannot attend the early class). 

Classes will be held on the installation in Army Conference Room on dates/times below:  

  Public  Standard  Location 
Feb. 20 Monday 5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. MLAAP Army Conf. 
Feb. 25 Saturday 9:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m. MLAAP Army Conf. 
Mar. 13 Monday 5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. MLAAP Army Conf. 
July 18 Tuesday 5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. MLAAP Army Conf. 
Aug. 08 Tuesday     5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. MLAAP Army Conf. 
Sept. 12 Tuesday     5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. MLAAP Army Conf. 
Oct. 10 Tuesday  5:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. MLAAP Army Conf. 

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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