Here are the dates and limits for this year’s Deer season in Tennessee

NASHVILLE (WDEF)  – A hunting tradition in continues next weekend as deer season opens up in Tennessee.

The season traditionally begins the Saturday before Thanksgiving and that will be November 19th this year.

“Deer hunting season is one of our state’s most cherished traditions,” said Jason Maxedon, Executive Director of the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency. “We hope everyone will be able to get into the woods and have the opportunity to carry someone with you to continue the tradition.”

Here are the rules this yer:

— limit of 2 antlered bucks

— one antlered deer per day, 2 for season

— for no antler deer, the limit varies by region.

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Unit L-three per day, Unit A-two per season, Unit B-one per season, Unit C-one per season (Nov. 19-Dec. 4 only), and Unit D-one per season (Nov. 19-25 only).

 In Unit CWD, there is a limit of three antlerless deer per day with no season limit. A bag limit of three antlered deer applies in Unit CWD, too. However, the  bag limit of three antlered deer may be exceeded within Unit CWD if taken under the Earn-A-Buck Program or if taken under the Replacement Buck Program. Details on each of the programs are on page 31 of the 2022-23 Tennessee Hunting and Trapping Guide. 

Anyone under 53 must take a hunter education class or hold an Apprentice Hunting License.

You can take the course online for free by clicking here.

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