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 4 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 3/day 3/day 3/day 3/day 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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