Tennessee Young Sportsman Turkey Hunt Scheduled for Late March

The scheduled date for the Young Sportsman Spring Turkey Hunt has been set for late March 2020.
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NASHVILLE — The 2020 Young Sportsman Spring Turkey Hunt is the perfect way to get your youth outside the weekend of March 28-29.

The youth season kicks off this year’s spring turkey hunting season in Tennessee. The regular spring turkey hunt starts the next weekend on Saturday, April 4 and continues through Sunday, May 17.

“We all need to practice healthy social distancing and follow the recommendations from the experts in this time,” said Joe Benedict, Wildlife and Forestry Division chief for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. “One way we can do that is to head outdoors and take advantage of turkey season.”

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…

For complete coverage, see the March 25th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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