TWRA offers chance to be part of youth deer hunt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Youth between the ages of 10 and 15 who are hunter safety certified and who have never harvested a deer are eligible to win a spot in a special hunt.

According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, 42 young hunters will be selected to participate in one of two events on Oct. 29. One will be held in Humphreys County and another in Trousdale County near the Smith County line.

Both locations will have a Friday night cookout and campout.

Anyone wanting more information or an application should contact TWRA Wildlife Education Program Coordinator Donald Hosse. He can be reached at Don.Hosse@tn.gov or (615) 781-6541. Applications are also available at http://www.tnwildlife.org .

All applications must be received by Oct. 12. A drawing for the winners will be held on Oct. 15.


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