Nashville, TN – Tennessee’s spring hunting season for gray, fox and red squirrels opens Saturday, May 9th and will continue through Sunday, June 14th.
The daily bag limit is 10, the same for the fall/winter squirrel season which is from late August to the end of February.
There are five species of tree squirrels found in Tennessee. Two species, the southern flying squirrel and the northern flying squirrel, are not hunted. They are small and nocturnal and seldom seen.
For more information on Tennessee hunting seasons and license information, obtain a 2014-15 Tennessee Hunting and Trapping Guide, available at TWRA Regional Offices and at hunting and fishing license agents or go online to TWRA’s website www.tnwildlife.org to view a copy of the guide.