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Elk Hunt Details

Who: Six Individuals will be selected to participate in Tennessee’s 2014 elk hunt! Five hunters for the main elk hunt and one lucky young sportsman for a hunt the following weekend.  Four of the participants for the main hunt will be selected through a drawing conducted by the TWRA. The drawing is open to both residents and non-residents. However, no more than one permit may go to a non-resident hunter. The fifth participant for the main hunt will be the eBay auction winner of a permit that is donated to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation with fund-raising proceeds designated for the TWRA Elk Program.

 

When: Hunt Dates – October 20-24, 2014 | Youth Hunt October 25-26, 2014

 

How: Gun, muzzleloader, or archery equipment will be permitted

 

Where: North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area (WMA) (approximately 40 miles northwest of Knoxville)

 

Special Regulations:

The North Cumberland WMA will be sub-divided into five (5) Elk Hunting Zones (EHZ).  Each hunter will be designated an EHZ through a handheld drawing conducted at a Region IV location (location, dates and times TBA). For the Young Sportsman's hunt, he or she will get to hunt all five zones.

 

All hunters Drawn for an elk permit will be required to purchase an elk license before participating in the hunt.  The resident elk license (Type 256) is $27.00, non-resident elk license (Type 257) is $300.00.  Sportsman and Lifetime license holders are exempt from having to purchase the elk license.  All other licenses and permits to hunt big game in Tennessee are required.

 

All five EHZs reside on the Royal Blue unit of North Cumberland and are as follows:

1.  Chestnut Ridge and Fork Mountain

 

 

2.  Adkins and Turley Mountain

 

 

3.  Horse Gap and Wolf Ridge

 

 

4.  Anderson and Massengale Mountain

 

 

5.  Cross Mountain and Red Ash

 

1.  Chestnut Ridge and Fork Mountain

 

 

2.  Adkins and Turley Mountain

 

 

3.  Horse Gap and Wolf Ridge

 

 

4.  Anderson and Massengale Mountain

 

 

5.  Cross Mountain and Red Ash

 

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