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TWRA reports Native Tennessean License allows all born in Tennessee to enjoy Resident Prices for Select Licenses

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA)

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) say nonresidents of Tennessee, who were born in the Volunteer State, have the opportunity to apply for Native Tennessean annual licenses. The Native Tennessean licenses allow regular hunting/fishing/trapping licenses to be purchased at the same cost as residents and enjoy all the outstanding hunting and fishing the state has to offer.

A variety of licenses are available, which includes the Resident Sportsman License for all ages. A complete list of the licenses can be viewed on the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Website at www.tnwildlife.org

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TWRA requests Public Input for 2020-2022 Fishing Regulations

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is welcoming comments for its 2020-22 fishing regulations. This is an opportunity for the public to share ideas and concerns about fishing regulations with TWRA staff.

The comment period concerning fishing regulations will be open from Monday, April 1st through Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019.

TWRA asks the public to share ideas and comments for 2020-2022 fishing regulations.

TWRA asks the public to share ideas and comments for 2020-2022 fishing regulations.

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TWRA announces New Fishing Regulations in Effect, new Tennessee Fishing Guide available

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee’s 2019-20 fishing regulations went into effect March 1st and anglers are encouraged to obtain the new Tennessee Fishing Guide now available at locations throughout the state, on the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency website (www.tnwildlife.org) and on the TWRA “On the App.”

Hard copies of the guide are available wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold and at the TWRA’s four regional offices located in Jackson (Region I), Nashville (Region II), Crossville (Region III), and Morristown (Region IV). This year’s statewide and specific region regulation changes to are featured on page 4 of the guide.

2019-2020 Tennessee Fishing Guide

2019-2020 Tennessee Fishing Guide

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TWRA to hold Two Free Trapper Training Camps

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) and the Tennessee Fur Harvesters are hosting a pair of free trapper training camps in different regions of the state this winter.

The first camp is at TWRA’s Buffalo Ridge Refuge in Humphreys County on February 22nd-24th. The second camp is at TWRA’s Hiwassee Refuge in Meigs County near the Hamilton County community of Birchwood on March 15th-17th.

TWRA to host two free trapper training camps this winter. One at the Buffalo Ridge Refuge and the other at Hiwassee Refuge.

TWRA to host two free trapper training camps this winter. One at the Buffalo Ridge Refuge and the other at Hiwassee Refuge.

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Clarksville Fire Rescue aids in recover of Breakaway Barges on Cumberland River

 

Clarksville Fire Rescue 

Clarksville Fire RescueClarksville, TN – Chasing down breakaway barges on the Cumberland River may not be the first duty that comes to mind when considering Clarksville Fire Rescue, but the department has answered that call twice during the past month.

First, on New Year’s Eve, the department’s Marine Response Division took to the river when a construction barge and crane involved in the McClure Bridge project broke free. Then, on January 20th, the team helped corral a barge that broke loose while awaiting off-loading of ore at the zinc plant. Both incidents were resolved without injuries or damage to property.

Fire boat team called to action twice in a month

Fire boat team called to action twice in a month

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Potential Expansion of CWD Zone as TWRA continues to find CWD Positive Deer

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA)

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has announced the total number of deer testing positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) has climbed to 91 in Fayette County and Hardeman County. Three additional deer, if confirmed by secondary testing, would expand the CWD Zone.

Two of the deer receiving secondary testing are from Hardeman and Fayette counties and if confirmed, would bring Chester County and Shelby County into the CWD Management Zone due to the proximity to those counties.

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency releases New Smartphone App

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA)

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is launching a new smartphone app, “TWRA on the Go,” with enhanced features to make it easier to hunt, fish, boat, and enjoy wildlife.

“We are always looking for ways to make it more convenient for those who enjoy the outdoors,” said Michael May, TWRA Assistant Director. “The new app makes it easy to go paperless and report your deer or turkey harvest with or without cell service.”

TWRA on the Go

TWRA on the Go

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TWRA reports 11 Additional Deer are Preliminarily Chronic Wasting Disease Positive in Fayette County, Hardeman County

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA)

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has received results that 11 additional deer have tested positive with chronic wasting disease (CWD). The TWRA received the results from 140 deer that were harvested December 5th-16th in West Tennessee.

The 11 deer testing preliminarily positive were from Fayette and Hardeman counties. There were six males and five females, ranging in age from 1 ½ to 3 ½-years-old. All were from within a few miles of the original 13 positive deer. If confirmed, the total would be 24 CWD positive deer from Fayette County and Hardeman County.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports a preliminary positive detection of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in white-tailed deer in Hardeman County and Fayette County.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports a preliminary positive detection of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in white-tailed deer in Hardeman County and Fayette County.

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TWRA announces Big Game Hunting Closed in Mississippi River Floodwaters Zone

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA)

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAJackson, TN – Due to high waters in the Mississippi River Floodwaters Zone, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports the closure of all big game hunting in the zone, effective Sunday, January 6th, 2019.

The Mississippi River stage has reached 34 feet at the Caruthersville, MO gauge. In accordance with Proclamation 16-45, all big game hunting is closed immediately in the Mississippi River Floodwaters Zone. The zone will remain closed until the Mississippi River state falls to 32 feet at the Memphis gauge.

Mississippi River Floodwaters Zone Map

Mississippi River Floodwaters Zone Map

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TWRA says New Requirements established for captive Deer Herds following Chronic Wasting Disease detection

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA)

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) reports that after the confirmed detection of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in ten wild deer, Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) Commissioner Jai Templeton is implementing emergency rules to prevent further spread of the disease.

Hunter harvested the deer in Fayette County and Hardeman County. Targeted sampling by the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency indicated the presence of CWD.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports a preliminary positive detection of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in white-tailed deer in Hardeman County and Fayette County.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports a preliminary positive detection of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in white-tailed deer in Hardeman County and Fayette County.

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