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Statewide Spring Turkey Season

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Spring Turkey Season is set begin in Tennessee on April 4 thru May 17, 2015. All Tennessee counties including WMAs and refuges will be open to wild turkey hunting unless specifically listed.

Bag Limits will be one (1) bearded turkey per day, not to exceed four (4) per season. Turkeys taken on all quota hunts and specially designated WMAs are bonus turkeys.

Spring Turkey Shooting Hours will be thirty (30) minutes before legal sunrise to sunset.

The use of any type of food to feed or attract wild turkeys on WMAs is prohibited. Calling or attempting to call wild turkeys using any means to mimic the sounds made by turkeys is prohibited on all WMAs from March 1 until the opening day of the spring turkey hunts on the WMA.

Statewide Spring Young Sportsman Hunt will be on March 28-29, 2015 (ages 6 through 16). One (1) bearded turkey which counts toward statewide bag unless taken on a WMA where turkeys are designated as bonus birds. Each youth must be accompanied by a nonhunting adult, 21 years of age or older, who must remain in a position to take immediate control of the hunting device, who is not required to have a license.
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