Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA)
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) announces thats sportsmen will have the opportunity to participate in Tennessee’s inaugural statewide archery, private lands only/antlered only deer season from August 24th-26th, 2018.
The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission voted at its May meeting to establish this short season to give hunters an opportunity to harvest a buck with velvet-covered antlers.
The hunt is not open on any Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s wildlife management areas.
Sportsmen are reminded to ask for permission to hunt on private lands.
The annual bag limit for antlered deer is two. Deer taken during this three-day hunt will count toward the bag limit.
More information about this year’s hunting seasons is in the 2018-19 Tennessee Hunting & Trapping Guide. It is available from businesses that sell hunting and fishing licenses and also on the agency’s app and website at www.tnwildlife.org