Spring squirrel season opening; daily bag limit is 10

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Spring squirrel season opens on Saturday in Tennessee.

The daily bag limit on gray squirrels, red squirrels and fox squirrels is 10. That’s the same daily limit as the fall/winter season.

According to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, there are five species of tree squirrels found in the state. The southern flying squirrel and the northern flying squirrel are not hunted. They are small and nocturnal and seldom seen.

Spring squirrel season closes June 14.

More information on Tennessee hunting seasons and hunting licenses is available online at http://www.tnwildlife.org .