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Hunting and fishing license sales and federal excise taxes comprise over 90 percent of the TWRA’s hunting and fishing operating revenues.
Thank you for buying a hunting and fishing license. Without your support, Tennessee would not have fish and wildlife management programs.

This publication is not a legal document. It is a summary of Tennessee’s hunting and trapping regulations. More detailed information on hunting and trapping is available from all TWRA offices.

Equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from programs of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is available to all persons without regard to their race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or military service. TWRA is also an equal opportunity/equal access employer. Questions should be directed to TWRA, Human Resources Office, P.O. Box 40747, Nashville, TN 37204, (615) 781-6594 (TDD 781-6691), or to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office for Human Resources, 4401 N. Fairfax Dr., Arlington, VA 22203.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Authorization No. 328686, 360,000 copies, July 2013.
This public document was promulgated at a cost of $.04 per copy.

Regulations in red are new this year.

Purple text indicates an important note.

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