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Tennessee Gun Season for Deer opens November 17th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – One of Tennessee’s traditions is the annual opening of gun season for deer which falls on the Saturday before Thanksgiving. The 2012 season opens November 17th.

For the second year, sportsmen will find one continuous season that will continue through January 6th, 2013 The continuous season replaced the previously two segmented hunting seasons that were in place prior to last year. «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission approves 2012-13 Hunting Seasons

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission set the state’s 2012-13 hunting seasons during its May meeting which concluded Friday at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Ray Bell Region II Building.

Among the changes, Tennessee sportsmen will see an increase in deer and bear harvest opportunities.

In regard to white-tailed deer hunting, the TWRC approved the TWRA’s proposal to increase the antlerless archery season bag limit in Unit B to four deer per season. «Read the rest of this article»

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Spring Turkey Hunting Season opens with Youth Hunt

 

2012 Season To Run March 31st through May 13th

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee’s 2012 spring hunting season for wild turkeys begins with the Young Sportsman Hunt, March 24th-25th while the statewide season runs from March 31st through May 13th.

The 2011 spring season, followed by the fall season, were the third highest harvests on record in the state. In 2011, Tennessee hunters harvested more than 34,000 birds during the spring hunt and more than 2,600 in the fall. «Read the rest of this article»

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State’s Gun Season for Deer opens November 19th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – One of the Tennessee’s traditions is the annual opening of gun season for deer which falls on the Saturday before Thanksgiving. However, sportsmen will find a major change this year with a continuous gun season which will run from November 19th through January 1st, 2012.

The one continuous season replaces the previously two segmented hunting seasons. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission established the season upon recommendation from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. «Read the rest of this article»

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Young Sportsman Deer Harvest sees slight increase over 2010

 

Muzzleloader Season Starts November 5th

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee’s youth hunters posted a slight increase over 2010 after a busy weekend of deer hunting across the state in the Young Sportsman Hunt.

The youth hunters (ages 6-16) harvested 8,831 deer, an increase of 13 deer over the same weekend last year. It is also an increase of 629 over the 2009 totals as reported by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

For the second straight year, Giles County was the top county for the youth hunt with 284, also an increase of 13 from its 271 total of last year. Weakley County was again second with 234 and Fayette County moved to third from fourth from a year ago with 226. Henry County was close behind in fourth. Lawrence and Hardeman County each surpassed the 200-harvest number with 202 and 201, respectively. «Read the rest of this article»

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More than 1,200 Birds harvested during Fall Turkey Season

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – More than 1,200 turkeys were harvested during the two segments (December 6th-10th, December 11th-17th) of fall turkey hunting in Tennessee this year.

Fall turkey hunting was open in 63 counties. The harvest total of 1,227 is 311 less than 2009’s total of 1,538.

Maury County again was the top harvest county for the fall season with 82 turkeys. Rounding out the top 10 were Rutherford County 68, Sumner County 65, Bedford County 54, Greene County 50 Smith County 46, Marshall County 53, Lincoln County and Montgomery County 42, and Giles County 37. «Read the rest of this article»

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