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Tennessee Turkey Hunting Seasons

Overview of Season Dates and Bag Limits

Tennessee offers distinct turkey hunting seasons in spring and fall, with specific dates and daily bag limits. Understanding these regulations is key for legal and sustainable turkey hunting.

Spring Turkey Season 2023

  1. Young Sportsman
    • Dates: April 8-9, 2023
    • Daily Bag Limit: 1 bearded turkey per day
  2. General Season
    • Dates: April 15 - May 28, 2023
    • Daily Bag Limit: 2 bearded turkeys, only one can be a jake (young male turkey)

Spring Turkey Season 2024

  1. Young Sportsman
    • Dates: April 6-7, 2024
    • Daily Bag Limit: 1 bearded turkey per day
  2. General Season
    • Dates: April 13 - May 26, 2024
    • Daily Bag Limit: 2 bearded turkeys, only one can be a jake

Fall Turkey Season 2023

  • Dates and Bag Limits:
    • Sep. 23 - Oct. 27, 2023: 1 bearded turkey per county
    • Oct. 30 - Nov. 3, 2023: 1 bearded turkey per county
    • Oct. 14-27, 2023: 1 bearded turkey per county

Important Considerations

  • Youth Hunts: Designed to encourage young hunters, providing them a unique opportunity to engage in turkey hunting.
  • Bearded Turkey Regulation: Emphasizes on bearded turkeys to ensure sustainable turkey populations.
  • County Limits in Fall: Limits harvest to one turkey per county, aiding in managing local turkey populations.
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