Tennessee Hunting

Everything you need to plan your hunting trips, from maps to regulations and beyond.

Government Lands: 10%

2,789,036 acres

Private Lands: 90%

24,183,298 acres

Tennessee

Hunting Seasons

Deer

Total whitetail deer Boone and Crockett records for Tennessee: 66

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Big Game Gun Supplemental License

*Purchase with Hunting & Fishing Combination License.

Resident: $34

Annual Big Game Archery Supplemental License

*Purchase with Hunting & Fishing Combination License.

Resident: $34

Annual Big Game Muzzleloader Supplemental License

*Purchase with Hunting & Fishing Combination License.

Resident: $34

Junior Hunt/Trap/Fish

Ages 13-15. Good for hunting all game, fishing, and trapping. Must be purchased prior to 16th birthday. No supplemental licenses are required, but special season and WMA permits will need to be purchased in addition to this license.

Resident: $10

Annual Sportsman

An all-inclusive license valid for hunting, trapping, and sport fishing without any state supplemental licenses or non-quota permits and allows holders to apply for quota permits at no additional fee.

Resident: $166

7-Day Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $26.50

Annual Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $42

7-Day All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $214.50

Annual All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $306

Bear

Total black bear Boone and Crockett records for Tennessee: 2

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Big Game Gun Supplemental License

*Purchase with Hunting & Fishing Combination License.

Resident: $34

Annual Big Game Archery Supplemental License

*Purchase with Hunting & Fishing Combination License.

Resident: $34

Annual Big Game Muzzleloader Supplemental License

*Purchase with Hunting & Fishing Combination License.

Resident: $34

Junior Hunt/Trap/Fish

Ages 13-15. Good for hunting all game, fishing, and trapping. Must be purchased prior to 16th birthday. No supplemental licenses are required, but special season and WMA permits will need to be purchased in addition to this license.

Resident: $10

Annual Sportsman

An all-inclusive license valid for hunting, trapping, and sport fishing without any state supplemental licenses or non-quota permits and allows holders to apply for quota permits at no additional fee.

Resident: $166

7-Day Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $26.50

Annual Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $42

7-Day All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $214.50

Annual All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $306

Elk

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Big Game Gun Supplemental License

*Purchase with Hunting & Fishing Combination License.

Resident: $34

Annual Big Game Archery Supplemental License

*Purchase with Hunting & Fishing Combination License.

Resident: $34

Annual Big Game Muzzleloader Supplemental License

*Purchase with Hunting & Fishing Combination License.

Resident: $34

Junior Hunt/Trap/Fish

Ages 13-15. Good for hunting all game, fishing, and trapping. Must be purchased prior to 16th birthday. No supplemental licenses are required, but special season and WMA permits will need to be purchased in addition to this license.

Resident: $10

Annual Sportsman

An all-inclusive license valid for hunting, trapping, and sport fishing without any state supplemental licenses or non-quota permits and allows holders to apply for quota permits at no additional fee.

Resident: $166

7-Day Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $26.50

Annual Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $42

7-Day All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $214.50

Annual All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $306

Turkey

Total NWTF turkey records for Tennessee: 371

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Annual Big Game Gun Supplemental License

*Purchase with Hunting & Fishing Combination License.

Resident: $34

Annual Big Game Archery Supplemental License

*Purchase with Hunting & Fishing Combination License.

Resident: $34

Annual Big Game Muzzleloader Supplemental License

*Purchase with Hunting & Fishing Combination License.

Resident: $34

Junior Hunt/Trap/Fish

Ages 13-15. Good for hunting all game, fishing, and trapping. Must be purchased prior to 16th birthday. No supplemental licenses are required, but special season and WMA permits will need to be purchased in addition to this license.

Resident: $10

Annual Sportsman

An all-inclusive license valid for hunting, trapping, and sport fishing without any state supplemental licenses or non-quota permits and allows holders to apply for quota permits at no additional fee.

Resident: $166

7-Day Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $26.50

Annual Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $42

7-Day All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $214.50

Annual All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $306

Coyote

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting and Fishing Combination

Minimum license required to fish and/or hunt small game.

Resident: $34

Junior Hunt/Fish

Required for non residents ages 13-15 to fish or hunt small game. A Type 085 or 086 is required to hunt big game.

Nonresident: $11

7-Day Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $61.50

Annual Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $111

Junior Hunt/Trap/Fish

Ages 13-15. Good for hunting all game, fishing, and trapping. Must be purchased prior to 16th birthday. No supplemental licenses are required, but special season and WMA permits will need to be purchased in addition to this license.

Resident: $10

Annual Sportsman

An all-inclusive license valid for hunting, trapping, and sport fishing without any state supplemental licenses or non-quota permits and allows holders to apply for quota permits at no additional fee.

Resident: $166

7-Day Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $26.50

Annual Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $42

7-Day All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $214.50

Annual All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $306

Bobcat

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting and Fishing Combination

Minimum license required to fish and/or hunt small game.

Resident: $34

Junior Hunt/Fish

Required for non residents ages 13-15 to fish or hunt small game. A Type 085 or 086 is required to hunt big game.

Nonresident: $11

7-Day Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $61.50

Annual Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $111

Junior Hunt/Trap/Fish

Ages 13-15. Good for hunting all game, fishing, and trapping. Must be purchased prior to 16th birthday. No supplemental licenses are required, but special season and WMA permits will need to be purchased in addition to this license.

Resident: $10

Annual Sportsman

An all-inclusive license valid for hunting, trapping, and sport fishing without any state supplemental licenses or non-quota permits and allows holders to apply for quota permits at no additional fee.

Resident: $166

7-Day Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $26.50

Annual Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $42

7-Day All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $214.50

Annual All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $306

Fox

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting and Fishing Combination

Minimum license required to fish and/or hunt small game.

Resident: $34

Junior Hunt/Fish

Required for non residents ages 13-15 to fish or hunt small game. A Type 085 or 086 is required to hunt big game.

Nonresident: $11

7-Day Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $61.50

Annual Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $111

Junior Hunt/Trap/Fish

Ages 13-15. Good for hunting all game, fishing, and trapping. Must be purchased prior to 16th birthday. No supplemental licenses are required, but special season and WMA permits will need to be purchased in addition to this license.

Resident: $10

Annual Sportsman

An all-inclusive license valid for hunting, trapping, and sport fishing without any state supplemental licenses or non-quota permits and allows holders to apply for quota permits at no additional fee.

Resident: $166

7-Day Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $26.50

Annual Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $42

7-Day All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $214.50

Annual All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $306

Grouse

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting and Fishing Combination

Minimum license required to fish and/or hunt small game.

Resident: $34

Hunting and Fishing Combination

Minimum license required to fish and/or hunt small game.

Resident: $34

Junior Hunt/Fish

Required for non residents ages 13-15 to fish or hunt small game. A Type 085 or 086 is required to hunt big game.

Nonresident: $11

Junior Hunt/Fish

Required for non residents ages 13-15 to fish or hunt small game. A Type 085 or 086 is required to hunt big game.

Nonresident: $11

7-Day Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $61.50

7-Day Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $61.50

Annual Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $111

Annual Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $111

Junior Hunt/Trap/Fish

Ages 13-15. Good for hunting all game, fishing, and trapping. Must be purchased prior to 16th birthday. No supplemental licenses are required, but special season and WMA permits will need to be purchased in addition to this license.

Resident: $10

Annual Sportsman

An all-inclusive license valid for hunting, trapping, and sport fishing without any state supplemental licenses or non-quota permits and allows holders to apply for quota permits at no additional fee.

Resident: $166

7-Day Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $26.50

Annual Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $42

7-Day All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $214.50

Annual All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $306

Quail

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting and Fishing Combination

Minimum license required to fish and/or hunt small game.

Resident: $34

Junior Hunt/Fish

Required for non residents ages 13-15 to fish or hunt small game. A Type 085 or 086 is required to hunt big game.

Nonresident: $11

7-Day Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $61.50

Annual Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $111

Junior Hunt/Trap/Fish

Ages 13-15. Good for hunting all game, fishing, and trapping. Must be purchased prior to 16th birthday. No supplemental licenses are required, but special season and WMA permits will need to be purchased in addition to this license.

Resident: $10

Annual Sportsman

An all-inclusive license valid for hunting, trapping, and sport fishing without any state supplemental licenses or non-quota permits and allows holders to apply for quota permits at no additional fee.

Resident: $166

7-Day Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $26.50

Annual Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $42

7-Day All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $214.50

Annual All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $30

Duck

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting and Fishing Combination

Minimum license required to fish and/or hunt small game.

Resident: $34

Waterfowl Supplemental License

*Purchase with Hunting & Fishing Combination License.

Resident: $38

Junior Hunt/Fish

Required for non residents ages 13-15 to fish or hunt small game. A Type 085 or 086 is required to hunt big game.

Nonresident: $11

7-Day Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $61.50

Annual Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $111

Migratory Bird Permit

Resident: $2 | Nonresident: $2

Federal Duck Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Junior Hunt/Trap/Fish

Ages 13-15. Good for hunting all game, fishing, and trapping. Must be purchased prior to 16th birthday. No supplemental licenses are required, but special season and WMA permits will need to be purchased in addition to this license.

Resident: $10

Annual Sportsman

An all-inclusive license valid for hunting, trapping, and sport fishing without any state supplemental licenses or non-quota permits and allows holders to apply for quota permits at no additional fee.

Resident: $166

7-Day Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $26.50

Annual Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $42

7-Day All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $214.50

Annual All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $306

Goose

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Waterfowl Supplemental License

*Purchase with Hunting & Fishing Combination License.

Resident: $38

Migratory Bird Permit

Resident: $2 | Nonresident: $2

Federal Duck Stamp

Resident: $25 | Nonresident: $25

Junior Hunt/Trap/Fish

Ages 13-15. Good for hunting all game, fishing, and trapping. Must be purchased prior to 16th birthday. No supplemental licenses are required, but special season and WMA permits will need to be purchased in addition to this license.

Resident: $10

Annual Sportsman

An all-inclusive license valid for hunting, trapping, and sport fishing without any state supplemental licenses or non-quota permits and allows holders to apply for quota permits at no additional fee.

Resident: $166

7-Day Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $26.50

Annual Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $42

7-Day All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $214.50

Annual All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $306

Dove

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting and Fishing Combination

Minimum license required to fish and/or hunt small game.

Resident: $34

Waterfowl Supplemental License

*Purchase with Hunting & Fishing Combination License.

Resident: $38

Junior Hunt/Fish

Required for non residents ages 13-15 to fish or hunt small game. A Type 085 or 086 is required to hunt big game.

Nonresident: $11

7-Day Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $61.50

Annual Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $111

Migratory Bird Permit

Resident: $2 | Nonresident: $2

Junior Hunt/Trap/Fish

Ages 13-15. Good for hunting all game, fishing, and trapping. Must be purchased prior to 16th birthday. No supplemental licenses are required, but special season and WMA permits will need to be purchased in addition to this license

Resident: $10

Annual Sportsman

An all-inclusive license valid for hunting, trapping, and sport fishing without any state supplemental licenses or non-quota permits and allows holders to apply for quota permits at no additional fee.

Resident: $166

7-Day Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $26.50

Annual Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $42

7-Day All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $214.50

Annual All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $306

Rabbit

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Hunting and Fishing Combination

Minimum license required to fish and/or hunt small game.

Resident: $34

Junior Hunt/Fish

Required for non residents ages 13-15 to fish or hunt small game. A Type 085 or 086 is required to hunt big game.

Nonresident: $11

7-Day Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $61.50

Annual Small Game and Waterfowl License

Nonresident: $111

Junior Hunt/Trap/Fish

Ages 13-15. Good for hunting all game, fishing, and trapping. Must be purchased prior to 16th birthday. No supplemental licenses are required, but special season and WMA permits will need to be purchased in addition to this license.

Resident: $10

Annual Sportsman

An all-inclusive license valid for hunting, trapping, and sport fishing without any state supplemental licenses or non-quota permits and allows holders to apply for quota permits at no additional fee.

Resident: $166

7-Day Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $26.50

Annual Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $42

7-Day All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $214.50

Annual All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $306

Crane

Seasons

Licenses & Permits

Junior Hunt/Trap/Fish

Ages 13-15. Good for hunting all game, fishing, and trapping. Must be purchased prior to 16th birthday. No supplemental licenses are required, but special season and WMA permits will need to be purchased in addition to this license.

Resident: $10

Annual Sportsman

An all-inclusive license valid for hunting, trapping, and sport fishing without any state supplemental licenses or non-quota permits and allows holders to apply for quota permits at no additional fee.

Resident: $166

7-Day Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $26.50

Annual Junior All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $42

7-Day All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $214.50

Annual All Game Hunting License

Nonresident: $306