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FISHING GUIDE AVAILABLE
The annual TWRA Fishing Guide, a 4-color brochure filled with
interesting info and updated regulations, is now available at license
agents and various sporting goods stores across the state. The agency
was several weeks late in getting the brochures printed and distributed
this year as all fishing regulation changes start out on March 1 each
NEW FISHING/HUNTING LICENSES ON SALE
It’s that time again. Renewing your fishing and hunting licenses that
The 2017-18 Tennessee hunting and fishing licenses will go on sale
Saturday. There no price increase this year so not to worry. Your
current ones expire at the end of February each year.
Licenses are available at Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency regional
offices, license agents, on the TWRA website, www.tnwildlife.org, and at
the TWRA “On the Go App” and charged to a credit card.
The 2017-18 licenses are valid through February 2018. License sales
provide the primary funding for the TWRA, which does not receive any
funding from the state's general fund.
Resident licenses may be purchased by persons who possess a valid
Tennessee driver’s license; persons who have lived in Tennessee for 90
consecutive days with the genuine intent of making Tennessee their
permanent home (but do not hold a driver’s license in another state);
military personnel on active duty in this state and their immediate
families, who reside with them, regardless of resident status; students
who are enrolled in a Tennessee school, college, or university for at
least six months. A Social Security number is required to purchase a
Tennessee hunting or fishing license.
Through the internet, charges are $4.25 for licenses mailed and $3 for
self-print or emailed.
In case of a lost license, duplicate licenses can be obtained from any
TWRA license agent for an $8 fee. Also, valid duplicate licenses can be
printed online at no cost by selecting the reprint my licenses button on
the customer information screen.
Beginning this license year, customers have the option to purchase a
hard-copy collector’s card for any annual license. The size of a credit
card, the license features recreated paintings by famed Tennessee artist
Ralph McDonald. Specific license information is on the back of the card.