200 Lowell Thomas Drive
Jackson, TN 38301
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For more information concerning the TWRA Region I area, please call us at (731) 423-5725 or 1-800-372-3928 if calling from within the state of Tennessee.
TWRA’s Region I is located in West Tennessee. Bordered by the Mississippi River on the west and the Tennessee River on the east, Region I is comprised of 25 counties. Region I is rich in diverse habitats. Hunters, anglers and outdoor enthusiasts can experience everything from the cypress and water tupelo wetlands of Reelfoot Lake in the northwest part of the region to the rocky shorelines of Pickwick Lake in the southeast part of the region. The Region I Office is located just east of Jackson, TN on TWRA’s Lake Graham.
Region I is home to ten (10) of TWRA’s family fishing lakes. These lakes are open year-round and are designed and regulated especially for family fishing. These lakes have specially designed fishing piers, easy access to bank fishing spots, picnic spots and most have boats available for rent.
Region I has twenty seven (27) Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) and eleven (11) Wildlife Refuges which total for more than 250,000 acres of public access for hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing.
The Milan Army Ammunition Plant is now accepting applications for a public hunt drawing for deer seasons (archery, muzzleloader & gun). The deadline to apply is June 20. Go to www.milanarsenalhunting.com. Details are under Hunting Notices: 2013-14 Public Deer Hunting Permits.
For questions call Peggy at (731) 686-6682. Office hours are Mon. - Thurs, 6:00 AM - 4:30 PM.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is planning to make significant improvements to the Whites Landing area located at Reelfoot Lake.
TWRA officials and Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission members held a ceremonial ground breaking for the project during the TFWC’s recent visit to Reelfoot Lake at its monthly meeting.
The TWRA’s goal with the project is to allow more accessibility and conveniences to the historic area, considered to be one of the pristine natural destinations in the state for sportsmen, wildlife watchers, and other outdoor enthusiasts. The Whites Landing site encompasses about eight total acres.
Improvements include additional parking, three boat ramps, a courtesy dock, a picnic pavilion, picnic tables grill, walking pier, fishing pier, lighting, and restroom facilities. The agency has applied for state and federal permits. Construction is expected to begin during the spring of 2013 and the project is expected to take two years to be fully completed.
Whites Landing is located on Tennessee Highway 21/22 on the southern portion of the lake. Reelfoot Lake State Park is located nearby.