2020-21 Fishing Regulations In Effect On March 1; New Guide Available

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Tennessee’s 2020-21 fishing regulations are effective March 1 and anglers are encouraged to obtain the new Tennessee Fishing Guide now available at locations throughout the state, on the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency website (www.tnwildlife.org) and on the TWRA “On the Go App.”

 

Hard copies of the guide are available wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold and at the TWRA’s four regional offices located in Jackson (Region I), Nashville (Region II), Crossville (Region III), and Morristown (Region IV).

This year’s statewide and specific region regulation changes are featured in the “What’s New” section on page 2 of the guide.

 

The 2019-20 Tennessee hunting and fishing licenses expire Feb. 29. The 2020-21 licenses are available at licenses agents, regional offices, and available anytime at www.GoOutdoorsTennessee.com, or the TWRA “On the Go App.”


Enterprise South Nature Park Is Open Saturday

TN State Parks Announces Temporary Operational Changes

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The Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department reports all concerns at Enterprise South Nature Park have been addressed and trail conditions are now acceptable enough to open Enterprise ... (click for more)

Tennessee State Parks, in an effort to flatten the curve of COVID-19 while continuing to serve Tennesseans, is joining the CDC and the Tennessee Department of Health by encouraging residents ... (click for more)

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Outdoors

Enterprise South Nature Park Is Open Saturday

The Hamilton County Parks and Recreation Department reports all concerns at Enterprise South Nature Park have been addressed and trail conditions are now acceptable enough to open Enterprise South Nature Park on Saturday. The parks department wants to remind the public social distancing in the park should be observed. There may be intermittent closure of the entrance gate ... (click for more)

TN State Parks Announces Temporary Operational Changes

Tennessee State Parks, in an effort to flatten the curve of COVID-19 while continuing to serve Tennesseans, is joining the CDC and the Tennessee Department of Health by encouraging residents not to travel, but to visit only their nearby parks. The park system is also announcing a series of operational changes effective March 26. “Our state parks are part of the fabric of Tennessee ... (click for more)

Breaking News

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A child under five has died of coronavirus in a Chattanooga hospital, county officials said Wednesday. Becky Barnes, Health Department administrator, said the child had underlying illnesses. She also said there are two new coronavirus cases in the county and both are under 18 years old. She said one is isolating at home and still exhibiting symptoms. Another has recovered ... (click for more)

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Opinion

Please Do Your Part

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Roy Exum: My Garden This April

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