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Thread: Open carry on Percy Priest and Old Hickory Lake

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    I have family down in Nashville and I sometimes bring my boat down there to go fishing on Percy Priest and Old Hickory. I know guns are off limits in parks in Tennessee but are these areas condidered off limits? You have to be ready because you never know when those lake pirates will get you!

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    A quick web search turned up this:

    http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-...&TYPE=TEXT

    Code:
    [Code of Federal Regulations]
    [Title 36, Volume 3, Parts 300 to end]
    [Revised as of July 1, 2000]
    From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
    [CITE: 36CFR327.13]
    
    [Page 11]
    
    TITLE 36--PARKS, FORESTS, AND PUBLIC PROPERTY
    
    CHAPTER III--CORPS OF ENGINEERS,
    DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
    
    PART 327--RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING PUBLIC USE OF WATER RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS ADMINISTERED BY THE CHIEF OF ENGINEERS--Table of Contents
    
    Sec. 327.13  Explosives, firearms, other weapons and fireworks.
    
    (a) The possession of loaded firearms, ammunition, loaded projectile 
    firing devices, bows and arrows, crossbows, or other weapons is 
    prohibited unless:
    (1) In the possession of a Federal, state or local law enforcement 
    officer;
    (2) Being used for hunting or fishing as permitted under Sec. 327.8, 
    with devices being unloaded when transported to, from or between hunting 
    and fishing sites;
    (3) Being used at authorized shooting ranges; or
    (4) Written permission has been received from the District 
    Commander.
    (b) Possession of explosives or explosive devices of any kind, 
    including fireworks or other pyrotechnics, is prohibited unless written 
    permission has been received from the District Commander.
    
    [65 FR 6901, Feb. 11, 2000]
    
    The above code covers both Percy Priest and Old Hickory Lake.

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