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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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Press Release from the State of Tennessee, Aug 17, 2011: NASHVILLE — The 2011-12 Tennessee waterfowl hunting seasons will be set at the August meeting of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission. The meeting will be held Aug. 24-25 (Wednesday-Thursday) at the Meadow View Conference Center in Kingsport. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s proposals for 2011-12 […]

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Press Release from the State of Tennessee, Aug 18, 2011: CROSSVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced that Catoosa Wildlife Management Area located in Cumberland, Morgan, and Fentress counties will be re-opened to public access effective Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011. Catoosa WMA has been officially closed since Aug. 8, 2011 due to […]

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Press Release from Rep. Jim Cobb, R-Spring City; May 11, 2011: Rep. Cobb Sets the Record Straight About the Future of the TWRA Commission (May 11, 2011, NASHVILLE) – At a meeting of the Government Operations Committee today, Representative Jim Cobb (R—Spring City) announced his plans for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Commission Reauthorization legislation. Rep. […]

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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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