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Reward Offered For Information About Poachers

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) offers a reward up to $1,000.00 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of wildlife poachers.

Individuals with information about poachers or poaching activities can contact the TWRA by calling one of the regional offices from 7:00 a.m. until 12:00 midnight, seven days a week.

Telephone numbers for reporting poachers are as follows:

  • West Tennessee ( Region I ) - 1-800-831-1173
  • Middle Tennessee ( Region II) - 1-800-255-8972
  • Cumberland Plateau ( Region III ) - 1-800-241-0767
  • East Tennessee (Region IV ) - 1-800-831-1174

In addition to the reward offered by the TWRA, the Tennessee State Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation offers up to a $300.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of individuals poaching wild turkeys.

Information such as the individual's name or description, vehicle tag number or description, nature of the offense and location of the offence greatly assists the TWRA in apprehending wildlife poachers. All information received by TWRA is kept in the strictest confidence.