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TWRA Region 1 (West Tennessee) Dove Fields

Region 1 - West Tennessee

TWRA Region 1 WMA Dove Fields

Bogota
Camden
Chambers Creek
Cypress Pond Refuge
Harmon Creek
Horns Bluff Refuge
John Tully
Moss Island
Natchez Trace
Obion 1
Obion 2
Parker Branch
Three Rivers
Tigrett
Tumbleweed
Walnut Log TWRA Lands (Reelfoot Area)
White Oak
Wolf River

Remember shotgun plugs and Migratory Bird Permit. Hunter Education required for those born on or after January, 1, 1969.

Bogota

Crops planted: 50 acres of sunflowers/ 25 acres of wheat. 

Hunt dates: Opens at noon, on Sept. 2, for youths (16 and under) accompanied by a non-hunting adult. Multiple youths may accompany the adult as long as youths are within reach. Designated fields only. Season open Sept. 3 thereafter to coincide with statewide seasons.

Directions: From Dyersburg, go north on Hwy 78 to Hwy 103, turn left, go to Barbwire Rd. turn left go 2 miles to field on right.

WMA Small Game Permit required. 

Map

Camden

Crops planted : 15 acres of millet. 

Hunt dates: Dove hunting begins at noon on September 1. Open with the statewide seasons. 

Directions: (Benton County) - From Camden, take Hwy. 70 East and go approximately three (3) miles. Turn right (south) on Camden Landing Road and go approximately two (2) miles to where the road forks. Take the right fork and look for the signs to the dove field.

WMA Small Game Permit required.

Map

Chambers Creek

Crops planted: 10 acres of wheat.

Hunt dates: Opens September 1 at 12:00 noon. Same as the statewide seasons.

Directions: Go west of Counce, TN on Hwy 57, 1.5 miles turn south on Robinson Rd. Turn left at the T and go .2 miles to the field

WMA small game permit is NOT required.

Cypress Pond Refuge

Crops planted : 15 acres of sunflowers / 15 acres of millet.

Hunt dates: Open with the statewide seasons (Season opens at 12:00 noon on September 1) except closed to all forms of use and trespass from Nov. 15 through the last day of Feb.

Directions: (SE Decatur County) - Take Hwy. 412 to Hwy. 100; go south toward Decaturville. Follow the signs to the dove field.

WMA Small Game Permit required.

Map

Harmon Creek

Crops planted: 20 acres of wheat / 10 acres of millet.

Hunt dates: Opens September 1 at 12:00 noon. Open with the statewide seasons.

Directions: (Benton County) - From the court square in Camden, go east on Eva Rd. approximately 7-8 miles. Turn left on Eva Flatwood Rd. and go approximately 3 miles. Turn right on Harmon Creek Rd. and go approximately 4 miles. Turn right on Harmon Creek Church Rd. Follow the signs to the field.

WMA Small Game Permit required.


TVA Harmon Creek Boat Dock Road Field

Crops planted: 10 acres sunflower.

Hunt dates: Opens September 1 at 12:00 noon. Open with statewide seasons.

Directions: Same as Harmon Creek above except go past Harmon Creek Church Road and turn right on Harmon Creek Boat Dock Road and drive to the field on left at sign.

WMA Small Game Permit not required. 

Horns Bluff Refuge

Crops planted: 10 acres of sunflowers.
  
Hunt dates: This field will open on September 7 and will be open for the remainder of the statewide seasons except closed to all forms of use and trespass from Nov. 15 through the last day of Feb.

Directions: (Crockett/Gibson Counties) Take Hwy 54 between Alamo and Trenton, and turn west onto Gibson
Wells Rd. Go 1 mile and turn left on Lonnie Barber Rd. Go 1 mile turn left on Hall Hay Loop Rd. Go .5 miles to field on right.

A WMA Small Game Permit required. 

Map

John Tully

Crops planted: 123 acres of sunflowers on 3 fields.

Hunt dates: Season opens at 12:00 noon on September 1. Open with the statewide seasons.

Directions:

  • 55 acre youth field take Hwy 87 west from Henning to Sunk Lake Rd, turn right to Jim Fullen Rd, turn left and proceed 2 miles to field.
  • 35 acre field is in same area but go past Jim Fullen Rd 1 mile to field.
  • 33 acre field turn right on Crutcher Lake Rd off Hwy 87 and go past 4 Mile Rd. 4 miles to field.

WMA Small Game Permit required.

WMA Map

Moss Island

Crops planted: 25 acres of wheat. 

Hunt dates: Season opens at 12:00 noon on September 1. Open with the statewide seasons.

Directions: From Dyersburg, go west on 155. Take exit 2 and go right on Hwy. 181. Go 7.4 miles and turn right on Parker Rd. Field on right after .5 miles.

A WMA Small Game Permit is required.

WMA Map

Natchez Trace State Forest

Crops planted : 3 fields: Scarce Creek, Thorn Trail, & Pin Oak - 28 acres of milllet / 2 acres of sunflowers / 5 acres of wheat.

Hunt dates: Season opens at 12:00 noon on September 1. Open with the statewide seasons. 

Directions: (Henderson County) - Scarce Creek - From Parkers Crossroads, turn right on Wildersville Road and go approximately two (2) miles. Turn right on Scarce Creek Road and go to the power lines. The dove field is on the right. Park at the designated locations. 

Thorn Trail - From Lexington, take Hwy. 114 north. Turn left on Thorn Trail. Follow signs approximately one (1) mile to the dove field. Park in designated parking area. Alternate directions: From Parkers Crossroads, take Wildersville Road approximately five (5) miles to Lewis Trail. Turn left on Lewis Trail and go approximately 2 miles. Follow the signs to the dove field. Park in the designated parking area.

WMA Small Game Permit required.

WMA Map

Obion River 1

Crops planted : 20 acres of sunflowers & 10 acres of wheat.

Hunt dates: This field failed, but can be hunted. Season opens at 12:00 noon on September 1. Open with the statewide seasons. 

Directions: Hwy 45E between Greenfield and Sharon on north side of Obion River.

WMA Small Game Permit required.

Obion River 2

Crops planted : 20 acres of sunflowers & 15 acres of wheat.

Hunt dates: Season opens at 12:00 noon on September 1. Open with the statewide seasons. 

Directions: Off Hwy 89 between Kenton and Sidonia on Beech Ridge Rd

WMA Small Game Permit required.

Parker Branch

Crops planted: 9 acres of sunflowers / 3 acres of wheat.

Hunt dates: Opens September 1 at 12:00 noon. Same as the statewide seasons.

Directions: From Trenton, take Hwy. 186 and go 3.3 miles toward Gibson.

WMA small game permit NOT required.

WMA Map

Three Rivers

Crops planted: 10 acres of burnt wheat, 10 acres of sunflowers.

Hunt dates: Opens September 1 at 12:00 noon. Same as the statewide seasons.

Directions: Located North of Kenton on Hwy. 45W, on the west side of Hwy. 45W, just north of the Obion River bridge. Follow signs.

WMA Small Game Permit is required.

WMA Map

Tigrett

Crops planted: 7 acres of burnt wheat / 6 acres of sunflowers.

Hunt dates: Opens September 1 at 12:00 noon. Same as the statewide seasons.

Directions: From Dyersburg take Hwy 412 E. Go about 3 miles and turn left on Beaver Rd. Go .5 miles to field.  

WMA Small Game Permit is required.

Tumbleweed

Crops planted: 45 acres of wheat.

Hunt dates: Opens September 1 at 12:00 noon. Same as the statewide seasons.

Directions: From Dyersburg, go west on 155. Take exit 2 and go right on Hwy 181. Go 7.4 miles and turn right on Parker Rd. Field on right after .5 miles.

WMA Small Game Permit is required.

Walnut Log TWRA Lands (Reelfoot Area)

Crops planted : 30 acres of sunflowers.

Hunt dates: This field will open on September 7.

Directions: Field located off Hwy. 157, behind the USFWS Reelfoot Refuge office.

WMA Small Game Permit NOT required. 

White Oak

Crops planted : 2 fields - 18 acres of sunflowers.

Hunt dates: Open Sept. 1 (12:00 noon), Sept. 3, and remainder of statewide season.

Directions: (Northwest Hardin County) - Fields located off McCollough Rd. on the Southwest portion of the WMA, and Crooked Creek Lane, off Marshall Dr. The WMA is located Southeast of Milledgeville off Hwy. 69.

WMA Small Game Permit required.

WMA Map

Wolf River

Crops planted : 2 fields - 12 acres of sunflowers / 10 acres of wheat. 

Hunt dates: Opens September 1 at 12:00 noon. Same as the statewide seasons.

Directions: (Fayette County ) - Fields are located off Beasley Road; south of LaGrange; follow the signs.

WMA Small Game Permit required. 

WMA Map