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Deer season to come to end with ‘Young Hunt’

The second Young Sportsman Hunt will conclude the 2013-14 deer hunting season in Tennessee. The hunt is scheduled for Jan. 11-12. Washington, Unico, Carter, Greene and Sullivan counties are included.
Youth 6-16 years of age may participate. The young sportsmen must be accompanied by a non-hunting adult at least 21 years of age who must remain in a position to take control of the hunting device.
The accompanying adult must comply with fluorescent orange regulations, as specified for legal hunters. Multiple youths may be accompanied by a single qualifying adult.
The first youth hunt of the season was held Oct. 26-27 and the young hunters had a harvest of 8,566. The gun season for deer for everyone across the state began on the permanent starting date of the Saturday before Thanksgiving.
For more information and locations, contact the TWRA offices in Morristown at 587-7037 or 1-800-332-0900, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and after hours for emergencies.