Tennessee Small Game Hunting Seasons

Overview of Season Dates and Bag Limits

Tennessee offers hunting seasons for various small game species including squirrel, rabbit, and bullfrog, each with specific dates and daily bag limits. These regulations are essential for sustainable wildlife management.

Squirrel Hunting Season

  1. General Season
    • Dates: Aug 26 - March 15
    • Daily Bag Limit: 10
  2. Spring Season (2024)
    • Dates: May 11 - June 9, 2024
    • Daily Bag Limit: 10

Rabbit Hunting Season

  • General Season
    • Dates: Nov 4 - Feb 29
    • Daily Bag Limit: 5

Bullfrog Hunting Season

  • Year-round Season
    • Dates: Year-round
    • Daily Bag Limit: 20 per person/night
  • TWRA Managed Lakes Season
    • Dates: June 1 - 30
    • Daily Bag Limit: 20 per person/night

Important Considerations

  • Diverse Seasons: Reflects the different breeding and active periods of each species, ensuring their populations are not adversely affected.
  • Bag Limits: Established to prevent overharvesting and maintain a balanced ecosystem.
  • TWRA Managed Lakes: Specific regulations for bullfrog hunting in these areas highlight targeted management practices.
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