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Free Youth Deer Hung Registration Underway For Opportunity To Record First Harvest

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Youth between the ages of 10-16, who are hunter safety certified and who have never harvested a deer, are eligible to win a spot in what has become an annual special hunt. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host the hunt in conjunction with the opening day of the 2022 Tennessee Young Sportsman Deer Hunt on Saturday, Oct. 29. 

Youth from various regions from across the state have participated in the event held at Buffalo Ridge Refuge in Humphreys County. A total of 30 young hunters will be selected to participate. Applications and registration can be made at gooutdoorstennessee.com under the events section.

Buffalo Ridge incorporates a variety of wildlife management practices and totals more than 2,000 acres of prime deer habitat. Tree stands will be provided, including three which are handicap accessible. 

A Friday night cookout will be held. Sites will be available for those who wish to camp (participants must provide their own camping gear). Breakfast and lunch will also be provided Saturday.

TWRA will hold a drawing and the winners will be notified the week prior to the hunt. Confirmation packets will be sent to the successful participants that will include directions and a list of items to bring as well as a list of area hotels. Winning hunters are responsible for providing the appropriate Tennessee hunting license and must be accompanied by a non-hunting adult at least 21 years of age or older.

For additional information, contact Donald Hosse, at Don.Hosse@tn.gov.


Rep. Dan Howell Elected Chairman Of Ocoee River Recreation And Economic Development Fund Board

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State Rep. Dan Howell has been unanimously elected to serve as the next chairman of the Ocoee River Recreation and Economic Development Fund Board. The 15-member state board was established ... (click for more)

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Tennessee State Parks have been honored with the Project Excellence Award from the Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals for the parks’ innovative Tires to Trails program, which recycles ... (click for more)



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