Tennessee Hunting News

Tennessee Outdoor Youth Summit Deadline Extended
The application deadline has been extended until May 7, 2010 for the Tennessee Outdoors Youth Summit (TOYS), June 13-18. TOYS is for high school students from across Tennessee and will be hosted by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
Tennessee Elk Hunt Applications Now Available
The application period to participate in Tennessee's second-ever managed elk hunt is now underway. The application period began at 8 a.m. (CDT) on Thursday, April 1 and will continue through May 31, 2010.
Tennessee Spring Turkey Drawing Results Available March 15th
The results of the Spring Turkey WMA Quota Hunts applications will be available by Monday, March 15, 2010.
Tennessee WRC Meets Feb 25-26th
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission will hold its monthly meeting Feb. 25-26 at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Region II Ray Bell Building.
Hunting License Sales Increased in 2009
In a year when one word, "fewer," described life in America -- fewer jobs, fewer home sales, fewer purchases -- hunters were responsible for generating a welcome "more" category, as hunting license sales rose by 3.5 percent in 2009 in states that make up NSSF's Hunting License Sales Index.
Tennessee WRC Meeting Jan 21-22
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission will hold its first meeting of 2010 on Thursday-Friday, Jan. 21-22, at Reelfoot Lake State Park near Tiptonville. It will be the third consecutive year that the TWRC's January meeting will be held at the Reelfoot Lake State Park.
West Virginia Joins Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact
Game law violators in West Virginia could face additional consequences for their actions under an interstate agreement recognizing suspension of hunting, fishing and trapping licenses in other states.
Tennessee Deer Season Resumed Dec. 19th
Tennessee's gun season for deer hunters resumed Saturday, Dec. 19 and will continue through Jan. 10, 2010. Historically, the doe harvest numbers see an increase during this segment of gun season.
Tennessee WRA and Nashville Predators Team Up for Wildlife
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and the Nashville Predators are teaming up to hold a unique fundraising opportunity to attend a Hunter Education Class and then watch the Predators take on the Minnesota Wild in a National Hockey League game.
Tennessee Elk Hunt Closes After Just 2 Days
The first-ever managed elk hunt in Tennessee has come to a close on just its second day as the fifth and final elk was harvested by Franklin resident Tami Miller late Tuesday afternoon at the North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area.