Published: March 20, 2021


THE 2021 YOUNG SPORTSMAN TURKEY HUNT WILL BE HELD THE WEEKEND OF APRIL 10TH AND 11TH IN GILES, LAWRENCE, LINCOLN, AND WAYNE COUNTIES WITH THE 2021 SPRING TURKEY HUNTING SEASON BEGINNING APRIL 17TH AND RUNNING THROUGH MAY 16TH. THE YOUNG SPORTSMAN SPRING TURKEY HUNT IS THE PERFECT WAY TO GET YOUR YOUTH OUTSIDE ON AN EARLY SPRING WEEKEND. THE YOUNG SPORTSMAN HUNT IS FOR YOUTH AGES 6-16. ONE BEARDED TURKEY IS ALLOWED PER DAY AND ANY TURKEY HARVESTED DURING THE YOUNG SPORTSMAN HUNT COUNTS TOWARD THE NEW STATEWIDE SPRING SEASON LIMIT OF THREE BIRDS. EACH YOUNG SPORTSMAN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A NON-HUNTING ADULT, AGE 21 OR OLDER WHO MUST REMAIN IN POSITION TO TAKE CONTROL OF A DEVICE. MULTIPLE YOUTH MAY BE ACCOMPANIED BY A SINGLE NON-HUNTING ADULT WHO IS NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE A LICENSE. MORE INFORMATION ON THE YOUNG SPORTSMAN HUNT, THE 2021 SPRING TURKEY SEASON AND HUNTING ON WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS CAN BE FOUND IN THE 2020-21 TENNESSEE HUNTING & TRAPPING GUIDE AT TN WILDLIFE DOT ORG.