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or telephone 423-261-2039
Tennessee Hunts Only for the upcoming season.
Are you up to a real
Wild hog hunting in the
mountains of North Carolina, Georgia or Tennessee will separate the men from the
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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
North Carolina Wildlife
Josh's black bear
Tennessee 2018-19 BLACK BEAR
We hunt Zone 3
Archery only, No
dogs: Sep. 23 - Oct. 19 Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, Transitional
G/M/A Dogs allowed: Sep. 29 - Oct. 7 Zone 3
G/M/A Dogs allowed: Oct. 29 - Nov. 2 Zones 1, 2, 3
G/M/A No dogs: Nov. 17-20 Zones 1, 2, 3 G/M/A Dogs
allowed: Nov. 26 - Dec. 9 Zone 3
G/M/A Dogs allowed: Dec. 27-30 Zone 3
|Tennessee White Tail
Deer Hunting Season - We hunt Unit D
Unit D includes
the following counties: Blount, Monroe, Polk and
DEER Statewide bag limit: 2 antlered deer. No more than
1 per day.
See the 2018-19 Tennessee Hunting and Trapping Guide for
deer units, county listings, and the new definition of
DEER Statewide bag limit: 2 antlered
deer. No more than 1 per day. See the 2018-19 Tennessee
Hunting and Trapping Guide for deer units, county
listings, and the new definition of antlered deer.
Aug. 24-26: Private
land, antlered deer only. Bag limit:
2 antlered deer Sep. 22 - Oct. 26, Oct. 29 - Nov. 2:
Antlerless bag. Units A, B, C, D=4; Unit L=3/day, no
Young Sportsman (ages 6-16) Oct. 27-28, Jan. 12-13, 2019: Antlerless bag:
Units A, B, C, D=2; Unit L=3/day M/A Nov. 3-16:
Antlerless bag. Units A, B=2; Units C, D=1; Unit L=3/day
Nov. 17 -
Jan. 6, 2019
Antlerless bag: Unit A=2; Unit B=1; Unit L=3/day; Unit
C=1 (Nov. 18 - Dec. 3 only); Unit D=1 (Nov. 18-24 only)
G/M/A Unit L - private lands - Jan. 7-11, 2019: Antlerless only: 3/day, no antlered deer
|PERMANENT OPENING DATES - TENNESSEE
Free Hunting Day Fourth Sat. in Aug.
Squirrel Fourth Sat. in Aug.
Quail Second Sat. in Nov.
Rabbit Second Sat. in Nov.
Deer/Archery Fourth Sat. in Sep.
Deer/Muzzleloader First Sat. in Nov.
Deer/Gun Sat. before Thanksgiving
Deer/Young Sportsman Last Sat. in Oct.
September 8, 2018
- January 13,
October 13 –January 13 (northern zone
October 20 -
January 13, 2019
Firearms Two (2) per season;
provided, however, that no more than one (1) may be
taken from the Southern/Central Bear Zones
Sept. 20 – 22; Sept. 27 – 29
4-6; Oct. 11-13
Deer Archery, Either Sex Statewide
September 8, 2018
- January 13,
Extended Archery, Either Sex (only for
Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett &
September 8 - January 31
October 13 - January 13
October 20 - January 13
Twelve (12) per season, Statewide. No
more than ten (10) may be antlerless and no more than
two (2) may be antlered. One of the antlered deer must
have at least 4 points, one inch or longer, on one side
of the antlers. *Either Sex deer dates are available at:
deer hunting is not allowed in Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb,
Fulton (north of GA Hwy. 92), and the portion of
County lying within
Island. In the portion of
County south of Ga Hwy. 20, only
archery, shotguns, and muzzleloaders may be used (no
other firearms allowed). In Hancock, Harris, Meriwether,
Montgomery, Randolf, Talbot and
only antlered bucks with at least 4 points on either
side are legal. In Dooly and
antlered bucks must have a minimum 15-inch outside
Statewide - Three (3) gobblers per
March 23 - May 15 (2019)
Carolina Hunting Season
Western Bear Seasons (Mountain Bear
Mgmt. Unit) Oct. 15 – Nov. 17, 2018 and Dec. 10, 2018 – Jan. 1, 2019: In and west of Surry, Wilkes,
Caldwell, Burke and Cleveland counties.
Eastern Bear Seasons (Coastal Bear
1: Nov. 10 –
Nov. 25, 2018 and Dec. 8 –
Dec. 23, 2018: Dare, Hyde and Tyrrell
always refer to the 2018-19 Regulations Digest
Aug. 1, 2018)
for a complete list of regulations, season dates, and
Deer Season 2018-19
Sept. 8 –
Sept. 30, 2018; Oct. 14 –
Nov. 18, 2018;
Dec. 9, 2018
– Jan. 1, 2019
(antlered deer only)
Oct. 1 –
Oct. 13, 2018
Nov. 19 – Dec.8, 2018
What We Offer
Affordable, free range, fair
chase hunting the old fashioned way with an experienced
guide for hunting wild boar, deer, and wild
turkey in Tennessee. We hunt private leased property
and some public property.
(There are NO fenced in animals)
No hidden costs of any kind
and no trophy fees to pay.
hunts for the family Lodging
(available at an additional charge)
Camera/video is permitted on all
Wild Hog Hunts -
Razorbacks, Piney Woods Rooters, Feral Hogs, Wild Boar
White Tail Deer
Small Game Varmints (Coyote)
No minimum group size, except on
"group" rate specials
Gift certificates for that
Special Someone who wants to hunt (Christmas, Anniversary,
Birthday, Graduation, or Just Because)
Family oriented guide service with youngsters in mind.
Hiking and backpacking (Tennessee)
Outdoor photography / wildlife viewing
Please note that we are
on or near the Cherokee Indian Reservation located in Cherokee,
NC nor the Cherokee Nation Reservation in Tahlequah, Oklahoma.
We do not offer hunts in the Smoky Mountain National Park, or
the immediate surrounding area near the park or the reservation.
What We Do Not Offer for all excursions
- Lodging - Lodging options range from free primitive
camping in the hunting areas to furnished cabin rentals,
motels, bed & breakfast inns and for pay campgrounds.
If you're in the area at least once a year you might want to
consider a timeshare rental or more permanent lodging
options. We can offer lodging for hunting clients.
- Food - Due to insurance liability restrictions we
cannot provide food for our clients. There are local grocery stores
and many restaurants to choose from.
- Transportation - We cannot provide transportation to or
from the hunt area. Most of the roads to the hunt area are
National Forest dirt or gravel roads. Off road vehicles are
not permitted behind any gates on Forest Service roads and
in most areas not permitted on main roads in the National
Ask your guide what the local regulations are concerning
ORV's in the hunt area you choose.
- Hunting License/Permits - The Wildlife Resources
Agency in all states requires individual identification so we cannot
provide licenses or permits.
- Hunting Equipment, ammunition, tree stands, etc.
- 100% guaranteed kills
- We do not offer "canned hunts" where
there are animals contained in a fenced in area therefore we
cannot give you a 100% guaranteed kill. We hunt the
old fashioned way, free range, fair chase as it offers our
clients a true hunting challenge.
- Meat processing - We can advise a local meat
- Taxidermy Services
- Brochures* (see note below)
In order to continue to operate in the
most efficient manner possible, and due to increases in
paper, printing, mailing expenses, and operating costs (rapid rise in fuel expenses), for the foreseeable
future, Appalachia Adventures will no longer be
sending out printed brochures. You can use the links on the left
side of the site for detailed information. Should you have
any questions at all or require further assistance, please
Appalachia Adventures / Cherokee Guide Service
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