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Region 2 Dove Fields

Current fields as of September 14, 2021. Please check this page often for changes and additions.

Remember shotgun plugs and Migratory Bird Permit. Hunter Education required for those born on or after January, 1, 1969.

Unless otherwise listed, dove hunting open with statewide seasons and bag limits.

 

If you are planning to dove hunt at Bark Camp Barrens during the first few days of the season, please keep an eye on traffic!  Bonnaroo is September 2 - 5.  You may want to find an alternate route to and from the field.

Crops planted:    32 acres millet bush hogged,  12 acres of corn bush hogged, 30 acres wheat top sown, 9 acres fallow bush hogged

Hunt Dates:  Open with statewide seasons. (Season opens at 12:00 noon on September 1).   TWRA will assist with parking and field access on opening day only starting at 9:00 am CST. Hunt is in open/worked fields only.

Directions:  1800 (block) of Warren Rd. Manchester, TN 37355

GPS Coordinates:   N 35.4750019, W -85.97583122

WMA small game permit is required.

WMA Map (zoom in to see dove field) and Google Map Directions

Crops planted:     24 acres of sunflowers bush hogged

Hunt Dates:  Same as statewide seasons (Season opens at 12:00 noon on September 1).   During the late waterfowl season, the wma is open Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday

Directions:  Hwy. 49 to Little Bluff, turn left onto gravel road which enters the wma

GPS Coordinate:   N 36.29089191, W -87.11281822

WMA small game permit is required.

WMA Map (zoom in to see dove field) and Google Map Directions

Crops planted:   18 acres of wheat bush hogged, 2 acres sunflowers bush hogged

Hunt Dates:     Sept 4 (Youth Hunt), Sept 6, 11,18,25 (All Ages). Youth hunt pre register by email Hayden.Cook@tn.gov   Limited availability youth hunt

Directions:   From 840, take horton hwy south (Hwy 31A) to college grove, dove field on the left at shoot complex.

GPS Coordinate:   N 35.79561418, W -86.66730664

WMA Small Game Permit is required.

WMA Map (zoom in to see dove field) and Google Map Directions

Crops planted:   20 acres sunflowers bush hogged

Hunt Dates:   Same as statewide seasons (Season opens at 12:00 noon on September 1).   

Directions:   Chester Harris road off of Dover Hwy

GPS Coordinate:  N 36.45427822, W -87.48280164

 
WMA small game permit is required. 

WMA Map (zoom in to see dove field) and Google Map Directions

Crops planted:   20 acres wheat top sown

Hunt Dates:   Same as statewide seasons (Season opens at 12:00 noon on September 1).    There will be staked positions. No more than five people can occupy a stake. Positions will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

Directions:   From Smithville, drive South on South Mountain Rd. for 10.5 miles, then turn right onto Gunter Hollow Rd. for 1.0 mile. The main parking area will be on your right and the field is on your left.

GPS Coordinate:  N 35.8646, W -85.95836
 

WMA small game permit is required. 

WMA Map (zoom in to see dove field) and Google Map Directions

Crops planted:  45 acres millet chopped, 20 acres wheat burned

Hunt Dates:  Same as the statewide season (Season opens at 12:00 noon on September 1)  Dove season closes Sept 18 due to Archery season opening, and during any other deer hunts.

Directions:  Near 276 Napier Rd., Lawrenceburg, TN. 38464

GPS Coordinate:   N 35.38561568, W -87.47135848

WMA small game permit is required.

WMA Map (zoom in to see dove field) and Google Map Directions

Crops planted: 20 acres wheat top sown, 10 acres millet bush hogged

Hunt Dates:  Youth only September 4. Open to all ages September 5th through remainder of season. Closed until after the youth hunt Sept 4th. Shooting begins 30 minutes before sunrise until sunset; open to youths 6-16 with proper license accompanied by a non-hunting adult 21 or older (no license required). Open with statewide thereafter.

Directions:  From Highway 64 West / Veterans Memorial Drive take Mingo Road approximately 3 miles field is on the left

GPS Coordinate:   N 35.16205, W -86.2053

WMA small game permit is required.

WMA Map (zoom in to see dove field) and Google Map Directions

Crops planted:   25 wheat burned

Hunt Dates:   Youth only Sept 4, Statewide Sept 6 and every Wednesday and Friday-Sunday First segment only.  Gate opens at 5am for youth hunt, drawing at 6am. Hunting from stake positions only for all hunt dates.

Directions:  Coles Ferry Road to Berea Church Road, left onto N Denny Road, gate is at dead end

 

GPS Coordinate:  N 36.29843083; W -86.35877437

WMA Small Game Permit is required.

WMA Map (zoom in to see dove field) and Google Map Directions

Crops planted:  40 acres wheat top sown

Hunt Dates:     Dove -Sept. 1, and each Saturday and Sunday thereafter, and Labor Day during the first and second segments of the statewide season. Shooting from staked positions only.  On Sept. 1, staked positions will be assigned by a drawing held on site at 10 a.m. and hunters must check out at the conclusion of their hunt.

Directions:   From Sam Ridley Pkwy east Turn right onto the US-41/US-70S ramp to Smyrna/La Vergne. Merge onto US-4Murfreesboro Rd for 1.3 mi, Turn right onto Fergus Rd 0.9 mi. Turn right onto Jones Mill Rd. Destination will be on the right 0.8 mi 236 Jones Mill Rd

GPS Coordinate:   N 36.02193788, W -86.52196378

WMA Small Game Permit is required.

WMA Map (zoom in to see dove field) and Google Map Directions

Crops planted:  20 acres millet

Hunt Dates:   Open with statewide season, Sept 1 @ noon.

Directions:   South side Road to Lock B road

GPS Coordinate:  N 36.40549544, W -87.27803982

WMA Small Game Permit is required.

WMA Map (zoom in to see dove field) and Google Map Directions 

 

Crops planted:  30 acres wheat top sown, 2 acres of sunflowers bush hogged

Hunt Dates:   Sept 1, 4, 11, 18. Drawing held at 10am.   Must enter drawing before this time.   Stake positions.

Directions:   From Hwy 50 drive West to williamsport, turn on Snow Creek Rd, then left on Leipers creek road, fields on on the left before TVA power lines cross road.

GPS Coordinate:  N 35.71767926, W -87.19376058

WMA Small Game Permit is required.

WMA Map (zoom in to see dove field) and Google Map Directions 

 

Crops planted:    30 acres wheat top sown, 2 acres sunflowers bush hogged

Hunt Dates:   September 1 (noon - sunset), open every day with statewide seasons.  Sept 1, ONLY, no parking at boat ramp, Opening Day ONLY

Directions:   From hwy 50, take Fred White Road driving north, fields on left and right before boat ramp.

GPS Coordinate:    N 35.56806, W -86.92217

WMA Small Game Permit is required.

WMA Map (zoom in to see dove field) and Google Map Directions