Wildlife Resources

July 21 Application Deadline Approaching for 2010 WMA Big Game Quota Hunts

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 | 07:19 am
 NASHVILLE --- The July 21 deadline to apply for all Wildlife Management Area (WMA) 2010 Big Game Quota Hunts is approaching, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reminds sportsmen.
The application period began June 16. Applications are available and will be accepted at any TWRA license agent, TWRA regional office, or online at the TWRA Web site at www.tnwildlife.org. Mailed applications will not be accepted. The application must be received by midnight (CDT) on July 21.

TWRA Continues Updates on WMA Planting

Wednesday, July 07, 2010 | 06:52 am
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is continuing its effort to provide updates on its annual planting of crops for wildlife, including waterfowl areas that have been delayed this year due to the May floods.

TWRA Reports One Fatality, 28 BUI Arrests Over July Fourth Holiday

Tuesday, July 06, 2010 | 12:37 pm
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports that a 24-year old Chattanooga man was a drowning victim over the July Fourth holiday weekend. The accident occurred on Sunday, July 4 on Chickamauga Lake near the Paradise Cove section.
A total of 17 boating accidents were reported across the state, resulting in 16 injuries for the July Fourth holiday period which ran from 6 p.m., July 2 through midnight, July 5. Chickamauga, Dale Hollow Lake, and the Ocoee River had three accidents each.

New South Holston Lake License Now Available

Friday, July 02, 2010 | 07:06 am
NASHVILLE --- The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries license agreement is now available which will allow the residents of Tennessee and Virginia more convenient fishing opportunities on South Holston Lake.