TWRA Presents 2015-16 Hunting Season Proposals April 24, 2015 Tennessee

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TWRA Presents 2015-16 Hunting Season Proposals April 24, 2015 Tennessee, Chattanoogan
...  the TFWC passed a motion to direct the TWRA to develop a proclamation for a two-buck limit. There will be a comment period upcoming to receive public input for the change of a three to two buck limit... The entire meeting can be viewed online on the TWRA website at

Deer buck limit could be reduced to two April 29, 2015 Tennessee, The Tennessean
... The deer buck statewide limit could be reduced from three to two per year ... The state limit has been three bucks since it was bumped up from two in 1999...

TWRA Requests Public Input For 2015-16 Hunting Regulations Proposals April 30, 2015 Tennessee, The Chattanoogan
... The Wildlife Committee passed a motion directing TWRA staff to develop a proclamation for a two-buck limit ... a copy of all the regulation proposals can be found on the TWRA website, Comments may be ... emailed to until May 18.  Please include “Hunting Season Comments” on the subject line of emailed submissions...

Public may comment until May 18 on reducing deer limit May 6, 2015 Tennessee, WBIR-TV
... The public has until May 18 to weigh in on a controversial proposal to change the state's three buck limit for deer to two... by email to Include "Hunting Season Comments" on the subject line of emailed submissions.

TFWC proposes change in buck limit May 10, 2015 Tennessee, The Daily Times
... the 2014-2015 deer harvest, making these points: The final deer harvest was again in the 165,000 range. Analysis indicates that it had the state’s lowest percentage of 1.5-year-old bucks harvested at 36 percent; and almost two-thirds of the bucks were 2.5 years or older. The size of last year’s harvest and its high percentage of mature bucks are good indications of a healthy deer herd...

TWRA requests public input May 13, 2015 Tennessee, Claiborne Progress
... The Wildlife Committee passed a motion directing TWRA staff to develop a proclamation for a two-buck limit; which allows for public discussion and comment on this potential change in deer harvest regulations. An increase in elk zones from five to seven with no increase in permits issued was proposed to reduce harvest pressure ...

Wildlife commission will set hunting regulations Friday May 20, 2015 Tennessee, Leaf Chronicle 
... a regulation proclamation that would change the annual bag limit for antlered deer from three to two... A complete list of the agenda items can be found at the TWRA website

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