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#3058917 - 12/01/12 09:07 PM Re: what changes would you like to see in 2013 -2014 [Re: Master Chief]
10 Point

Registered: 11/03/08
Posts: 3685
Loc: Tennessee

Telecheck. Baiting either allow it or outlaw it completely. A buck is a buck.... if its a male, use a buck tag.
Looking to buy a Marlin 1894 FG 41 Rem. Mag.

#3058930 - 12/01/12 09:21 PM Re: what changes would you like to see in 2013 -2014 [Re: muddyboots]
4 Point

Registered: 10/06/12
Posts: 202
Loc: Kingston Springs, TN

I have no complaints on the big game seasons, however would like to see the following for Predators:

Centerfire and shotguns up to "00" shot on WMA's for coyotes, fox & bobcat - even if only 1 month - LBL does it in February with no issues and hunting a 20 to 35 pound coyote with an anemic rimfire (.17HMR & .22WRM)is in my opnion unethical...not saying it cant be done, but shot placement is critical and you are more likely to wound the animal and never recover

Allow Fox to be taken while using electronic calls - legal for coyotes, bobcats but i have to pull up if i see a red or grey

Allow coyote, fox at night during months that do not have a big game season in effect.most eastern and midwest states allow it and its addicting.

I personally predator hunt year round when i can and know a lot of folks that do also...most of these changes actually makes sense in controling the predator population in tennessee especially coyotes...keeping them in check will increase populations and the survival rates of fawns, turkey poults, quail chicks etc. Predator hunting out west has always been a big $$$ drawn for the hunting industry for years..we in the east have for the most part just caught the bug in the past several years and the population here has increased 10 fold with limited pressure. There are a lot of predator hunters out there that would agree with these type of changes....i cant be the only one

#3058956 - 12/01/12 09:55 PM Re: what changes would you like to see in 2013 -2014 [Re: Master Chief]
Eric Kilby
10 Point

Registered: 04/06/06
Posts: 3989
Loc: Tellico Plains

 Originally Posted By: Master Chief
Start archery Sept 1st(or the closest Saturday), Youth hunt 1st weekend of Nov, Muzzleloader 2nd weekend of Nov, Rifle last two weeks of Nov and back to archery till season closes first weekend of January. Then the 2nd youth hunt

i think add a rifle hunt the last week of December and you would have it perfect
Right here in the forest i will find true happiness, the happiness that will not be contaminated by the mind of man.

#3059074 - 12/02/12 05:40 AM Re: what changes would you like to see in 2013 -2014 [Re: ]
Pea Picker
14 Point

Registered: 11/10/02
Posts: 8968
Loc: Crosby, TX

Leave as is, especially unit L. Tennessee is my favorite state to hunt in, especially as my kids grow up.

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#3059077 - 12/02/12 05:45 AM Re: what changes would you like to see in 2013 -2014 [Re: TX300mag]
10 Point

Registered: 08/01/02
Posts: 4083
Loc: Tennessee

And TWRA should also put a brand new T/C muzzleloader of our choice under every Tn. hunter.

And also maybe give every hunter in the state 1000 acres of their own private land.

And a new truck too!
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#3059153 - 12/02/12 07:29 AM Re: what changes would you like to see in 2013 -2014 [Re: 102]
4 Point

Registered: 01/06/12
Posts: 110
Loc: TN

Telecheck & online checkout is fine -- very convenient, but leave some provision in place for the "old school" hunters who have no idea (or the desire to learn) of how to utilize such modern-day devices. Those seasoned hunters are often the ones with the best stories to share around the campfire & we should appreciate their contribution to the sport of hunting.
#3059174 - 12/02/12 07:43 AM Re: what changes would you like to see in 2013 -2014 [Re: BowGirl]
16 Point

Registered: 02/06/06
Posts: 10670
Loc: Middle TN

 Originally Posted By: BowGirl
 Originally Posted By: stik
 Originally Posted By: BowGirl
 Originally Posted By: stik
 Originally Posted By: BowGirl
Last year the bucks harvested in my county was over 90% yearlings. Would like to see some help with the age structure in my county. Its frustrating to have a alot of hunting ground and little to no chance at a good buck. Thank you

where did you get your info?

What info?

Check station data

Is this personal observation at one check station? Because the statistics on the TWRA Hunter Toolbox site do not support your statment.
Rules are for people who lose fights.

#3059281 - 12/02/12 09:17 AM Re: what changes would you like to see in 2013 -2014 [Re: BMan]
big 8's in Weakley county
16 Point

Registered: 12/07/01
Posts: 14675
Loc: south fulton

2 buck limit
2 doe limit a day instead of 3 a day
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#3059338 - 12/02/12 10:18 AM Re: what changes would you like to see in 2013 -2014 [Re: big 8's in Weakley county]
8 Point

Registered: 11/26/02
Posts: 1469
Loc: baxter TN

Do away with type 94 PERMIT!!!! I don't need one myself nor my kids, as we all have lifetime licence. If the limit on does is 3 per day, licence should cover limits without the need for a PERMIT. I thought years ago the type 94 was a WMA permit to hunt on non-quota WMA hunts. Correct me if I'm wrong, but that is what a type 04 should be for............
Patience is the art of hoping. TnLynn

#3059368 - 12/02/12 10:38 AM Re: what changes would you like to see in 2013 -2014 [Re: 102]
6 Point

Registered: 09/09/07
Posts: 663
Loc: knox

one buck ayr we could have some big buck 2 does a yr state wide
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