Hunting and fishing licenses expire on Feb. 28 – The Tennessean

To add an event, contact Mike Organ at 615-259-8021 or morgan@tennessean.com.

HUNTING

Feb. 25-26. Murfreesboro Gun Show, Middle Tennessee Expo Center, Murfreesboro. Call 563-927-8176.

Feb. 28. 2016-17 hunting and fishing licenses expire.

Feb. 28. Trapping season closes.

Feb. 28. Raccoon, opossum, rabbit, quail, squirrel, grouse, snipe seasons close.

March 10. Light Goose Conservation season closes.

March 11. Crockett Friends of NRA Banquet, Rotary Park, Lawrenceburg, 5 p.m. Contact Brian Allen 931-766-3742 or cfonra@gmail.com.

March 17. Deadline to submit photos for Tennessee Wildlife’s annual calendar issue. Mail entries to Tennessee Wildlife, Calendar Issue, P.O. Box 40747, Nashville, TN 37204.

March 18. Southern Middle Tennessee Friends of NRA Banquet, National Guard Armory, Columbia, 5:30 p.m. Contact Dean Norton 931-215-2278 or bdeannorton@gmail.com.

March 25-26. Young sportsman turkey hunt.

April 1. Spring turkey hunting season opens.

April 7. Davidson County Friends of NRA banquet, American Legion, 2864 Elm Hill Pike. Contact Mark Lee at 615-596-8964 or marklee33@bellsouth.net.

April 8-9. Bill Goodman Gun and Knife Show, Fairgrounds Nashville. Call 615-862-8980.

May 6-7. Bill Goodman Gun and Knife Show, Fairgrounds Nashville. Call 615-862-8980.

May 13. Spring squirrel hunting season opens.

May 13. Volunteer Friends of the NRA Banquet, Tennsco Building, Dickson, 5 p.m. Contact Larry Summarell 615-559-2260 or lsummarelljr@gmail.com.

May 14. Spring turkey hunting season closes.

June 3. Wilson County Friends of NRA Banquet, Wilson County Expo Center, 5:30 p.m. Contact Eddie Kirkus 615-533-8721 or ekirkus@charter.net.

June 10-11. Bill Goodman Gun and Knife Show, Fairgrounds Nashville. Call 615-862-8980.

June 11. Spring squirrel hunting season closes.

June 14. Wildlife Management Areas quota hunts application period begins.

July 1. Private land raccoon, opossum hunting season opens at sunset.

July 26. Wildlife Management Areas quota hunts application deadline.

Aug. 21. Highland Rim Friends of NRA Banquet, Manchester Conference Center, 5:30 p.m. Contact Claude Morse 931-247-5151 or m_code@bellsouth.net.

Aug. 26. Freedom Friends of NRA Banquet, Wilma Rudolph Event Center, Clarksville, 5 p.m. Contact Fred Speyer 615-417-0659 or speyer@dtccom.net.

Sept. 16. Williamson County Friends of NRA Banquet, The Factory at Franklin — Liberty Hall, 5:30 p.m. Contact Bob Qualman 615-330-7054 or qualmanb@aol.com.

FISHING/BOATING

Feb. 23. Winter trout stocking at Big Rock Greenway, Lewisburg.

Feb. 24. Winter trout stocking at the tail water beneath Percy Priest Lake Dam.

Feb. 25. Frost Bite Open, Percy Priest Lake, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., launch from Fate Sanders Marina. Visit tnbassmasters.com.

March 2. Winter trout stocking at Sulphur Fork Creek, Springfield.

March 3. Winter trout stocking at Nice Mill, Smyrna.

March 10. Winter trout stocking at Duck River at Riverside Dam, Columbia.

March 10-12. Middle Tennessee Fly-Fishers Elk River/Duck River outing. Visit middletennesseeflyfishing.com.

March 16. Winter trout stocking at Shelby Bottoms Park.

March 16. Winter trout stocking at Cowan City Park.

March 17. Winter trout stocking at McCutcheon Creek, Spring Hill.

March 17. Winter trout stocking at Harpeth River Access (Old Dam removal site), Franklin.

March 19. Team Nashville Bassmasters Tournament, Percy Priest Lake, 7 a.m.-4 p.m., launch from Fate Sanders Marina. Visit tnbassmasters.com.

March 24-25. Crappie USA Super Tournament, Kentucky Lake/Lake Barkley, 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Launch and weigh-in Paris Landing Marina, Buchanan, Tenn. Visit crappieusa.com.

April 8-9. Team Nashville Bassmasters Tournament, Lake Guntersville, 5:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m., launch from Waterfront Bay. Visit tnbassmasters.com.

April 15. Crappie USA Tournament, Old Hickory Lake, 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Launch and weigh-in Flippers Bait & Tackle. Call 615-452-7719 or visit crappieusa.com.

April 15-16. Middle Tennessee Fly-Fishers Chattahoochee (Ga.) outing. Visit middletennesseeflyfishing.com.

April 27-29. The Bass Federation West-State Tournament, Kentucky Lake, launch from Birdsong Marina. Visit bassfederation.com.

May 6-7. Team Nashville Bassmasters Tournament, Lake Chickamauga, 5:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., launch from Dayton Ramp. Visit tnbassmasters.com.

May 15-17. Middle Tennessee Fly-Fishers Cherokee outing. Visit middletennesseeflyfishing.com.

June 10. Free fishing day.

June 11. Nashville Bassmasters Tournament, Kentucky Lake, 5 a.m.-2 p.m., launch from Cuba Landing. Visit tnbassmasters.com.

June 11-16. Free fishing week.

June 23-25. Middle Tennessee Fly-Fishers Caney Fork outing. Visit middletennesseeflyfishing.com.

Sept. 17. Team Nashville Bassmasters Tournament, Lake Barkley, 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., launch from Lick Creek. Visit tnbassmasters.com.

Oct. 14-15. Dale Hollow Bass Classic, Dale Hollow Lake. Visit dalehollow.com.

Oct. 15. Team Nashville Bassmasters Tournament, Normandy Lake, 6:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., launch from Barton Springs. Visit tnbassmasters.com.

April 27-29. The Bass Federation Semi Nationals, Kentucky Lake, launch from Paris Landing. Visit bassfederation.com.

Oct. 26. Cabela’s Crappie USA Classic, Kentucky Lake/Lake Barkley, 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Launch and weigh-in Paris Landing Marina, Buchanan, Tenn. Visit crappieusa.com.

Nov. 4-5. Sam Turpin Classic, Kentucky Lake, launch from Paris Landing.

OTHER

Feb. 24. Burch Reserve Hike, meet at Warner Park Nature Center, 9-11 a.m. Ages 8-older. Call 615-352-6299.

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