Youth-Only Turkey Hunt Scheduled March 21 for Cheatham WMA

Nashville – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) and
Young Sportsman Foundation, along with the support of local state
chapters of the National Wild Turkey Federation and Quail
Unlimited, will host a youth-only turkey hunt on Saturday, March 21
at the Cheatham Wildlife Management Area.

The hunt is for youth between the ages of 6-16 will be conducted
on the more than 20,000 acres of prime Eastern wild turkey habitat
at Cheatham WMA. The hunt provides a golden opportunity for the
young turkey hunter to hunt the WMA that is only open to
juveniles.

Participants must be hunter education safety certified and must
have the appropriate licenses. In addition, volunteers ages 18 and
older that have turkey hunting skills are needed to serve as
mentors and share the experience of the outing.

There will be a cookout and campout for volunteers and
participants on Friday, March 20. Lunch will be provided on
Saturday. Door prizes will also be given away to any young turkey
hunter who attends.

Registration forms are available on the TWRA Web site (below)
and for assistance and further information any of the following
persons can be contacted:

Davidson County          Darren Rider                 (615)
781-6669

Dickson County            Mitchell Bailey                (615)
441-1142

Robertson County        Mike Murdock                (615)
696-2775

Williamson County        Donald Hosse                (615)
781-6541

Cheatham WMA          Randy Cromer                (615)
792-4510

Cheatham County         Eric Tummins                (615)
294-5432

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