From the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
-- Applications for Spring Turkey Quota Hunts are due Jan. 26, a deadline hunters will notice is earlier than in previous years.
Applications are available at any TWRA license agent, TWRA regional office or online at the TWRA website at www.tnwildlife.org. Applications will not be accepted after 11:59 p.m. Jan. 26, and mailed applications will not be accepted.
Areas available for the hunts are listed on the instruction sheets. Hunters have up to 12 choices, but will be drawn for only one. Applicants may not use the same hunt code more than once. There are a total of 19 hunts listed. No person may apply more than once.
A permit fee will not be charged to Annual Sportsman (Type 004), Lifetime Sportsman (Types 402-405) license holders or Senior Citizen Hunters (Type 166) with an Annual Senior Citizen Permit (Type 167), TWRA will pay the agent fee for these transactions.
For all other license holders, the cost is $20 per permit, plus the agent fee. When applying at a license agent, hunters must remain at the location while the application is processed. Hunters will receive a receipt with a confirmation number when the application is complete.
Hunters with internet access may apply for a spring quota turkey hunt online at https://www3.wildlifelicense.com/tn/.