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Press release from the Tennessee Firearms Association; September 20, 2012:  TWRA issues “clarification” or policy change on permit holders during bow season TFA has received and confirmed reports that TWRA was advising its officers that a bow hunter (or muzzleloader hunter) who does not have a handgun permit could be charged with criminal hunting violations […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency; August 13, 2012:  NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is seeking fields to lease for the upcoming 2012 dove season. The first phase of dove season opens at noon on Saturday, Sept. 1. Mourning doves are a popular game bird and one of the most widely […]

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Press release from the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency; July 20, 2012:  NASHVILLE — The application period deadline for all Wildlife Management Area (WMA) 2012 Big Game Quota Hunts will run is July 25. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency began accepting applications on June 13. The instruction sheet lists information about which WMAs will hold the […]

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Press Release from the State of Tennessee, March 30, 2012: Application Period for Tennessee’s Fourth Elk Hunt to be Held April 1-May 31, 2012 NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will accept applications from April 1 through May 31, 2012 for participation in Tennessee’s fourth managed elk hunt. The fourth elk hunt will be […]

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Press Release from the State of Tennessee, Aug. 26, 2011: NASHVILLE — All Tennesseans are reminded that Saturday, Aug. 27 is Free Hunting Day in Tennessee when state residents may hunt without a license. The annual event coincides with the opening day of squirrel season. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency provides the free day in […]

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Critics’ concerns over constitutional amendment’s language don’t appear to be shared by state government wildlife managers.

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Press Release from Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, R-Blountville; April 6, 2010: NASHVILLE — Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey is an owner of a lifetime sportsman license in Tennessee and encourages all other sportsmen to follow suit. Lt. Gov. Ramsey visited with Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency staff members as they were present at Legislative Plaza recently to […]

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Sponsors say constitutional protection is needed to guard against attacks on sport-hunting and -fishing by hostile special interests in the future.

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