2014 Cheatham WMA Youth Turkey Hunt Scheduled for March 22

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and the Young Sportsman Foundation, along with the support of local state chapters of the National Wild Turkey Federation, will host a youth-only turkey hunt on Saturday, March 22 at the Cheatham Wildlife Management Area.

The annual hunt is for youth between the ages of 6-16 will be conducted on more than 20,000 acres of prime wild turkey habitat at Cheatham WMA. The hunt provides an opportunity for the young turkey hunter to hunt the WMA on a day that is only open to juveniles.

Participants 10 years and older must have successfully completed the hunter education class and must have the appropriate licenses and permits. In addition, volunteers 18 and older that have turkey hunting skills, are needed to serve as mentors and share the experience of the outing.

There will be a cookout and campout for volunteers and participants on Friday, March 21. Lunch will be provided on Saturday. Door prizes will also be given to the young hunters in attendance.

Registration forms are available on the TWRA website at www.tnwildlife.org and for assistance and further information any of the following persons can be contacted: 

Davidson County        Darren Rider               (615) 781-6669

Dickson County          Mitchell Bailey            (615) 441-1142

Robertson County       Mike Murdock            (615) 696-2775

Williamson County     Donald Hosse             (615) 781-6541

Cheatham WMA         Randy Cromer            (615) 792-4510

Cheatham County       Eric Tummins              (615) 294-5432

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