Right to Hunt and Fish

Right to Hunt and Fish
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We need your help to pass the Right to Hunt & Fish Constitutional Amendment.  Support the effort by donating today!

 

 
ESPN Reports Potential Threat to Fishing Access PDF Print E-mail
ESPN's Richard Montgomery is reporting that the Obama administration will accept no more public input for a federal strategy that could prohibit U.S. citizens from fishing some of the nation's oceans, coastal areas, Great Lakes, and even inland waters. Click here for the story.
 
A "Right" to Hunt and Fish PDF Print E-mail

A “Right” to Hunt and Fish
Why this effort is one of the most important wildlife and conservation issues of our time.

Hunting and fishing have long been a part of Tennessee’s history, lore and culture. Who hasn’t heard stories of Daniel Boone and Davy Crockett and their exploits across our state? The images are so strong that even to this day they persist with a public and visible force.

Take for example the pioneer dressed college student complete with muzzleloader and coon skin cap roaming the sidelines of Tennessee football games. Or consider the many a political gatherings throughout the spring named “coon supper” or “bird supper” referencing the traditions of hunting raccoons and quail respectively. There are even two hunts given in the name of the highest elected official in the state – the Governors Dove Hunt and Governor’s One-Shot Turkey Hunt. And how many small towns still hold “turkey shoots” as local fundraisers.

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TWF's Right to Hunt & Fish Information Center PDF Print E-mail
Click here to visit the Tennessee Wildlife Federation's Right to Hunt and Fish Constitutional Amendment Information Center.
 
Frequently Asked Questions About Tennessee's Right to Hunt & Fish Amendment Language PDF Print E-mail

Many citizens, while expressing general support for a right to hunt and fish, often have some basic question regarding this issue.  Please take a look at this FAQ and feel free to submit some additional questions to us so we can better communication this effort to Tennessee's citizens.

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