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									      2010 TENNESSEE HUNTING & TRAPPING SEASONS
SMALL GAME HUNTING SEASONS




                                                                                                                                   The	statewide	buck	bag	limit	is	three	(3)	antlered	deer.	No	more	than	one	(1)	antlered	deer	may	be	taken	per	day.
SPECIES	                             OPENS	       CLOSES	         DAILY	BAG




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Statewide
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Bag Limit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Antlered
Squirrel (fox, red, gray)            Aug. 28       Feb. 28              10




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3
Spring	squirrel (2011)               May 14        Jun. 12              10
Grouse (closed west of I-65)          Oct. 9       Feb. 28              3




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Authorization No. 328207 250k copies, July 2010. This public docu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                See	the	2010 Tennessee Hunting and Trapping Guide	for	antlerless	permit	requirements.
Rabbit                               Nov. 13       Feb. 28              5
Quail                                Nov. 13       Feb. 28              6




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Hunting Guide.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Hunting Guide.
Dove (Opens at noon on Sep. 1)
      1
                                      Sep. 1       Sep. 26             151




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          See 2010

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             See 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Unit B
                                      Oct. 9       Oct. 24             151




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             1
                                                                                  WHITE-TAILED DEER HUNTING UNITS AND BAG LIMITS
                                     Dec. 19       Jan. 15             151
Woodcock1                            Oct. 30       Dec. 13              3
Wilson	snipe1                        Nov. 14       Feb. 28              8




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Antlerless Bag Limits
Crow (Fri./Sat./Sun.)                 Jun. 1       Feb. 28           no limit




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Hunting Guide.
Canada	goose1                         Sep. 1       Sep. 15              5




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             See 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Unit A
Wood	duck/Teal    1
                                     Sep. 11       Sep. 15              41




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             2
Raccoon/Opossum 	- Opens at sunset Sep. 17. Closes at sunrise Feb. 28.
                      1

2 per person, per night.1




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        www.tnwildlife.org
Armadillo,	 beaver,	 coyote,	 English	 sparrow,	 groundhog,	 nutria,	 pigeon,	
starling,	striped	skunk	- Open year-round, no limit
Bobcat1,	fox1,	mink,	muskrat,	otter1,	spotted	skunk,	weasel	- Opens on Nov.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Unit L
19. Closes on Feb. 28. No limit, except bobcat which is limited to 1 per day.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3/day

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TRAPPING SEASONS
Beaver,	coyote,	groundhog,	nutria	- Open year-round, no limit




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ment was promulgated at a cost of $.02 per copy.
Bobcat1,	 fox1,	 mink,	 muskrat,	 opossum,	 otter1,	 raccoon,	 spotted	 skunk,	
striped	skunk,	weasel	- Opens on Nov. 19. Closes on Feb. 28. No limit.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dec. 18, 2010 - Jan. 9, 2011
FALL TURKEY HUNTING




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Sep. 25 - Oct. 29, 2010




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Nov. 20 - Dec. 5, 2010
December	6-171	(gun, archery). Additionally, all counties with a turkey gun




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Oct. 30-31, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Jan. 15-16, 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Nov. 6-19, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Dec. 6-17, 2010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Nov. 1-5, 2010
hunt are open for archery-only turkey hunting during archery-only deer sea-




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Season Dates
sons. 1 turkey, either sex. Dogs permitted on gun hunts only.
SPRING TURKEY HUNTING
Statewide	Spring	Turkey	Season	- April 2-May 15, 2011. 1 bearded turkey
  per day, not to exceed 4 per season.
Statewide	Young	Sportsman	Hunt1	- March 26-27, 2011. Ages 6-16. 1 bearded
  turkey which counts toward statewide bag unless designated as a bonus bird.
HUNTING HOURS
Crows,	 doves,	 ducks (including the early duck season), geese,	 gallinules,	

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              (includes crossbows)




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Gun, Muzzleloader
rails,	turkey,	woodcock,	Wilson	snipe	- One-half hour before legal sunrise to



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Muzzleloader and




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Young Sportsman
legal sunset, except for dove hunting on opening day when shooting hours will
begin at noon. All other game species (except fox chasing and raccoon, opos-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Season Type




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and Archery
sum, and bullfrogs) - One-half hour before legal sunrise to one-half hour after
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Archery



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Archery
legal sunset. Fox chasing, furbearer trapping, raccoon, opossum, and bullfrog
hunting may be done day or night.
1
 	See	2010 Tennessee Hunting and Trapping Guide	for	special	regulations	
and	restrictions.

								
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