New Licenses on Sale Feb. 18; 2009 Fishing Guides Available

Nashville – The 2009-10 Tennessee hunting and fishing licenses
go on sale Wednesday, Feb. 18. Licenses are available at any
Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) regional office,
licensing agent, and on the TWRA Web site.

The new licenses are valid from March 1, 2009 through February,
2010. License sales provide the primary funding for the TWRA, which
does not receive any funding from the state’s general fund (i.e.
state sales tax).

In addition, the 2009 Fishing Guide is now available as provided
by the TWRA. The guide may also be obtained at any TWRA regional
office and anywhere state fishing and hunting licenses are sold.
Also, the guide will be available soon on TWRA’s Web site.

The guide is printed in a color magazine format again this year.
The guide has regulations for the coming year (effective March 1).
Features in this year’s guide include Tennessee’s next generation
of anglers, conserving aquatic resources and the protection of
Tennessee waters.

Information on Tennessee’s Angler Recognition Program is
provided as is identifying fish, and the listing of Tennessee’s
record fish. Contact information for the water release information
for TVA and Army Corps of Engineers dams in the state is also
listed.

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