Tennessee Turkey Quota Hunt Application Period Open

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Applications for the 2011 Spring Turkey Quota Hunts will be accepted Dec. 15, 2010, through Jan. 26, 2011, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is reminding all interested persons.

Applications are available and will be accepted at any TWRA license agent, TWRA regional office, or online at the TWRA Web site at www.tnwildlife.org. Applications will not be accepted until Dec. 15 or after 11:59 p.m. on Jan. 26. Mailed applications will not be accepted.

The areas available for the hunts are listed on the instruction sheets. Hunters have up to 12 choices, but will be drawn for only one. Applicants may not use the same hunt code more than once. There are a total of 19 hunts listed. No person may apply more than once.

A permit fee will not be charged to Annual Sportsman (Type 004), Lifetime Sportsman (Types 402-405) license holders or Senior Citizen Hunters (Type 166) with an Annual Senior Citizen Permit (Type 167), TWRA will pay the agent fee for these transactions. For all other license holders, the cost is $20 per permit, plus the agent fee. When applying at a license agent, hunters must remain at the location while the application is processed. Hunters will receive a receipt with a confirmation number when the application is complete.

Hunters with internet access may go to and apply beginning Dec. 15 for a spring quota turkey hunt. Hunters can click on Buy a License On-Line. Once the Internet site has been accessed, hunters can follow the on-screen directions.