Topic: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is now producing an Internet-based audio and video program named Tennessee WildCast where the agency’s field and office staff are the featured guests.
A weekly program, WildCast is available at several different Internet sites depending on whether someone wants to watch it, or just listen. The best way to make that choice is by visiting www.tnwildcast.com
Young Sportsman Hunt is March 26th-27th
Nashville, TN – Tennessee’s 2016 spring turkey season opens on Saturday, April 2nd and continues through Sunday, May 15th. The state young sportsman hunt for youth ages 6-16 is March 26th-27th.
Spring turkey harvest numbers have been consistent for a number of years in Tennessee. Tennessee turkey hunters have passed the 30,000 harvest mark for 13 consecutive years during the spring hunting season. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – Tennessee’s 2015-16 hunting and fishing licenses are now expired, as of Monday, February 29th. The new 2016-17 licenses went on sale February 18th and are valid through February 2017.
Licenses are available at Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) regional offices, license agents, on the TWRA website, www.tnwildlife.org, and at the TWRA “On the Go App” and charged to a credit card. Licenses may also be ordered by telephone and charged to a credit card by calling 1.888.814.8972.
Nashville, TN – The 2016-17 Tennessee hunting and fishing licenses are now on sale.
Licenses are available at Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) regional offices, license agents, on the TWRA website, www.tnwildlife.org and at the TWRA “On the Go App” and charged to a credit card. Licenses may also be ordered by telephone and charged to a credit card by calling 1.888.814.8972.
2016 Tennessee Outdoors Youth Summit (TOYS) Set June 12th-17th
Nashville, TN – The Seventh Annual Tennessee Outdoors Youth Summit (TOYS), will be June 12th-17th, 2016 for high school students from across Tennessee. The students will be introduced to many outdoor activities at the event to be held at the Montgomery County Shooting Complex near Clarksville.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation are partnering to host this year’s event.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission elected its new officers for 2016-17 during its one-day February meeting on Friday at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Region II Ray Bell Building.
Harold Cannon (Lenoir City) will serve as the 2016-17 chairman after he was vice chairman this past year. Jamie Woodson (Lebanon) moves from serving as secretary to vice chairman. David Watson (Lookout Mountain) was elected as the TFWC’s new secretary.
Columbia, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be one of the sponsors for the Seventh Annual Maury County Youth Small Game and Predator Hunt to be held January 30th.
The free event is for youth from ages 9-15 who must have a TWRA Hunter Education certification by the hunt date and have all the appropriate licenses permits. Hunters must also provide their own firearm and ammunition. Firearms and ammunition will be provided for the clay target range. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced that it has created its page on its website with information on cougars for the public.
Recent cougar sightings have been confirmed at four locations in Tennessee and the TWRA is taking a proactive stance in making information available. The cougar has not been seen in Tennessee since the early 20th century until recently.
TWRA announces 6th annual Daniel Greer Memorial Youth Waterfowl Hunt to be held February 14th in Cheatham County
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is among the partners to host the Sixth Annual Daniel Greer Memorial Youth Waterfowl Hunt. The event will be held Saturday, February 13th at Cheatham Lake Wildlife Management Area.
The event is held in honor of U.S. Marine Corporal Daniel Greer who lost his life in August 2010 while serving in southern Afghanistan. He was an Ashland City firefighter and avid outdoorsman. «Read the rest of this article»
Portions of Northwest Tennessee Closed for Young Sportsman Deer Hunt
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission has voted to close portions of northwest Tennessee for this weekend’s Young Sportsman Deer Hunt due to severe flooding along the Mississippi River.
The commission met via conference call on Thursday morning to discuss the flooding in areas in the West Tennessee area and how it would impact this weekend’s scheduled two-day Young Sportsman Deer Hunt.
“The flood waters in West Tennessee, occurring uncharacteristically during deer hunting season, offered a unique challenge as the commissioners and agency strive to protect wildlife but still offer as much opportunity as possible,” said TWRA Executive Director Ed Carter. “After hearing from constituents about deer being stranded on high ground, the commissioners asked for a teleconference briefing and asked multiple questions ranging from the impact to the deer herd to those who might pursue deer in flooded areas.” «Read the rest of this article»
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