published Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Sandhill crane hunting to be allowed in Tennessee

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    A pair of Sandhill Cranes soar above the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge.
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The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission voted today to include sandhill cranes in the new waterfowl hunting regulations.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Spokesman Dan Hicks said the commission voted unanimously to allow 400 three-permit hunting packets in October through a hand-pulled lottery.

The hunting season will run from Nov. 28 to Jan. 1.

For more, see Saturday’s edition of the Times Free Press.

about Louie Brogdon...

Louie Brogdon began reporting with the Chattanooga Times Free Press in February 2013. Before he came to the Scenic City, Louie lived on St. Simons Island, Ga. and covered crime, courts, environment and government at the Brunswick News, a 17,000-circulation daily on the Georgia coast. While there, he was awarded for investigative reporting on police discipline and other law enforcement issues by the Georgia Press Association. For the Times Free Press, Louie covers Hamilton County ...

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