Perry Switch WMA

Directions and Description

Site Directions: from Jackson Tennessee, take Highway 45 Bypass south, and turn onto Perry Switch Road, after 4.5 miles, there will be a gravel parking lot on the left. Look for the WMA sign.  Lat. 25.55828 N, Long. -88.74585 W

The WMA is open year-round during daylight hours, please note hunting seasons.  General access is free however, some hunting, fishing, or recreational license fees may apply.

TWRA Contact Information: Region 1 Office 1-731-423-5725 Toll-Free 1-800-372-3928 e-mail the office TWRA Area Manager is Andrew Rutherford 1-731-345-9992

This Madison County WMA consists of 210 acres of early and late successional bottomland forest. The South Fork Forked Deer River runs through the center of this area, offering frequent flooding and constant diversity across the area.  This area provides excellent habitat for woodland birdsWood Ducks are common breeding birds in the summer.

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Regulations & Dates

CWD Carcass Transportation Regulations Apply

Big Game, Small Game, and Trapping are the same as statewide seasons, except as noted below.

Deer - Open for August Archery Deer Hunt. 

Fall Turkey - Closed.

Spring Turkey - One (1) non-quota hunt: April 12 - May 4, 2025. One (1) male bearded turkey counts toward the statewide bag limit.

Turkey (Young Sportsman) - Same as statewide season.