Youth Squirrel Hunt Set for January 27 in Waynesboro

WAYENESBORO, Tenn. — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be one of the sponsors for the Second Annual Wayne County Youth Squirrel Hunt to be held Jan. 27. The free event is for youth from ages 9-15.

All hunters must have a TWRA Hunter Education certification by the hunt date and have all the appropriate licenses permits. Hunters must also provide their own firearm and ammunition.

Along with the TWRA, Sun Drop, and several other local businesses are sponsoring the event. First Baptist Church in Waynesboro will serve as the event’s headquarters.

The day’s activities will begin at 6 a.m. with breakfast at First Baptist Church. Young sportsmen and women will be teamed with hunting guides, dog handlers and safety officers to participate as guides who will accompany them to pre-selected property to hunt squirrels. Public hunting lands as well as private property will be utilized for the hunt. The hunt will conclude with lunch. Parents and/or guardians are welcome to accompany the youngsters on the hunt. There will be safety officers assigned to all hunting parties.

To register for the hunt, send the youth’s name to Wayne County Wildlife Officer Brandon Taylor at Please include the hunter’s name, age, address, email, phone number.

For more information contact Brandon Taylor by email or at (931) 881-8242.