Tennessee Hunting News

Ticks Spreading Meat Allergies Across the Southeastern United States

According to a recent study, tick bites are spreading meat allergies across the southeastern United States. The National Institutes of Health published a report by researchers who believe that the bite of lone star ticks, named for the white spot on its back, is spreading meat allergies.

How a Marijuana Grow Operation Opened Up 1,000 Acres for Hunting, Hiking and Habitat Conservation

The fields are ripe for hunting. Almost 1,000 acres of land in Tennessee used to cultivate marijuana plants for more than a decade were seized from two people running a million-dollar multi-state wholesale drug distribution ring and are now open for use by outdoorsmen and women of all pursuits.

Application Period for Tennessee’s Fourth Elk Hunt to be Held April 1-May 31, 2012

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will accept applications from April 1 through May 31, 2012 for participation in Tennessee’s fourth managed elk hunt. (Persons can begin applying after 8 a.m. (CDT) on Sunday, April 1).

Tennessee Spring Turkey Season Opens with Youth Hunt; 2012 Season to Run March 31-May 15

Tennessee’s 2012 spring hunting season for wild turkeys begins with the Young Sportsman Hunt, March 24-25 while the statewide season runs from March 31 through May 13.

Shotgun Gauge Changes in Effect for Tennessee's 2012 Spring Turkey Season

Tennessee hunters will be eligible to use any gauge of shotgun during the upcoming spring turkey hunting season. The Young Sportsman Hunt is March 24-25 while the Statewide Season is March 31-May 13.

2012 Cheatham WMA Tennessee Youth Turkey Hunt Scheduled for March 24

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) and the Young Sportsman Foundation, along with the support of local state chapters of the National Wild Turkey Federation, will host a youth-only turkey hunt on Saturday, March 24 at the Cheatham Wildlife Management Area.

Tennessee's New Hunting and Fishing Licenses Now on Sale

The 2012-13 Tennessee hunting and fishing licenses are now on sale.

New Youth Elk Hunt Tag Approved at February Tennessee WRC Meeting

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission approved the 2012 special elk hunting season and the addition of a permit for one state resident youth to participate in the elk hunt among its business at its February meeting that concluded Friday.

Tennessee Spring Turkey Quota Hunts Application Deadline Approaching

The Feb. 8 deadline is approaching to submit applications to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for the 2012 Spring Turkey Quota Hunts.

Tennessee WRC Considering a Youth Elk Tag for Special Hunt

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission has announced its intention to provide an extra tag for youth only at the 2012 elk hunt at North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, said if implemented, the youth tag would be in addition to the four tags that would be drawn and the tag that has been donated to a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO). There would now be a total of six tags available for the special season. The youth tag would be for Tennessee resident youth only between the ages of 13-16.