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April 14, 2024

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Tennessee Wildlife Experts Hosting Free Virtual Classes on Outdoor Skills

Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy is offering free virtual classes for those wanting to learn new outdoor skills or brush up old ones.

To see a full list of upcoming classes and sign up, visit

The Academy’s virtual classes are hosted live throughout the year, revolving through seasonal topics. Learn from experts on a range of outdoor topics including hunting and fishing best practices, camping essentials and more.

“We’re happy we’re able to offer flexible online classes for people who want to get more engaged in the outdoors,” said Taylor Martin Hunting and Fishing Academy manager. “The Academy’s virtual classes are a great way to learn from highly trained experts on your own time and in the comfort of your own home.”

Hunting and Fishing Academy is a program of Tennessee Wildlife Federation, a nonprofit dedicated to the conservation of Tennessee’s wildlife and natural resources. In addition to virtual classes, Hunting and Fishing Academy also provides hands-on instruction in the art of being an outdoorsman to beginner hunters and anglers of all ages. To see upcoming experiences near you visit

Upcoming Virtual Classes

Aug. 10 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. CT Archery Hunting for Deer
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Aug. 17 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. CT – Dove Hunting 101
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Sept. 14 7 – 8 p.m. CT – Treestand Safety
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Sept. 16 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. CT – Camping in the Smokies
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Oct. 14 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. CT – Trot Line and Jug Fishing 101
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Oct. 19 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. CT – Introduction to Muzzleloading
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Nov. 9 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. CT – Duck Hunting 101
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Nov. 30 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. CT – Late Season Deer Hunting
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Dec. 7 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. CT – Duck Calling
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Dec. 14 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. CT – Trapping 101
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To learn more about Hunting and Fishing Academy visit

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Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.