Deer Archery Season Opens September 27th

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Tennessee's 2003 deer archery season will open across the state on Saturday morning September 27th, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA). The archery season dates in Unit A (Middle and West Tenn.) this year will be September 27 - October 31, November 10-November 21, and December 15 - December 19. The bag limit for Unit A is four deer, no more than two antlered.

Unit B, (East Tenn.) will be September 27 - October 31 and November 10 - November 21. The bag limit for Unit B is two deer either-sex.

The TWRA urges all archery hunters to pick up a 2003 Tennessee Hunting and Trapping Guide to review and become familiar with all the changes for the upcoming deer season.

Hunters are reminded that they must possess the appropriate licenses and permits. Hunters born on or after January 1, 1969 must also have, in their possession, proof they have successfully completed a hunter education course.