Tennessee Hunting News

Tennessee Elk Hunt Begins Today
After much anticipation, the time is near for Tennessee's first-ever managed elk hunt. Set for the North Cumberland Wildlife Management area, the hunt officially begins Oct. 19 and five hunters will have through Oct. 23 to harvest the first elk in the state since the 1860s.
Tennessee Youth Deer Hunt Contest Underway
Youth between the ages of 10-15, who are hunter safety certified and who have never harvested a deer, are eligible to win a special hunt for the opening day of the Tennessee's Young Sportsman Deer Hunt on Oct. 31, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced.
Tennessee Announces Internet Check-In for Big Game Harvest
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has announced that it will be launching its first-ever big game internet check-in system this year.
Tennessee Antlerless Permits Still Available
Thousands of special season antlerless deer and fall turkey permits remain available for Tennessee sportsmen to obtain through the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency's online license sales Web portal, or at any of Tennessee's many license agents.
Tennessee Deer and Turkey Quota Hunt Changes
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has announced a significant change in the statewide special season antlerless deer and fall turkey quota hunts this year.
Special Meeting Regarding Bear Dog Training in Tennessee
A special called meeting of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission will be held via conference call on July 15 at 10 a.m. (CDT). The only item on the agenda is a rule which establishes bear dog training sessions in the Cherokee National Forest.
Tennessee's Last Elk Tag to be Auctioned on eBay
For the first time in almost 150 years, Tennessee will host an elk hunt this autumn. Five lucky hunters will participate. Four Tennesseans received tags in a special drawing and one remaining tag will be auctioned on eBay July 16-25.
Tennessee's Lucky Elk Hunt Winners to be Announced
The four winners selected to participate in Tennessee's first managed elk hunt will be announced during the June meeting of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission. The TWRC will meet June 17-18 at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Region II Ray Bell Building in Nashville.
Milan Army Ammunition Plant Deer Hunts
The Milan Army Ammunition Plant is now accepting applications for a public hunt drawing for deer seasons to include archery, muzzleloader and gun.
Tennessee WRC to Approve Seasons May 20-21
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission will vote to approve the 2009-10 state hunting seasons during its meeting May 20-21. The May meeting will be held at the Region II Ray Bell Building located in the Ellington Agricultural Center.