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Wood Duck, Teal Early Season Runs Sept. 14-18

Thursday, September 05, 2013 | 05:25am

NASHVILLE --- The early hunting season for wood duck and teal will be held in Tennessee from Sept. 14-18. 

The daily bag limit is four, not to exceed two wood ducks. The early waterfowl season for Canada goose began Sept. 1 and continues through Sept. 15 with daily bag limit of five Canada geese.

The hunter must have in his/her possession a valid state hunting license, Tennessee Migratory Bird Permit and Federal Duck Stamp (for ages 16 and over) at all times while hunting. 

More information on Tennessee’s waterfowl season can be found on the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency website ( under the “For Hunters” section. The 2013 Tennessee Hunting & Trapping Guide can also be viewed on the website or a copy may be obtained at any TWRA regional office or wherever hunting and fishing licenses are sold. 

Information on the 2013-14 late waterfowl seasons will be available in the 2013 Tennessee Waterfowl Hunting Guide. The guide will be available in late September.


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