Brush up old skills and learn new ones.

Hunting and Fishing Academy wants to help you make being a sportsman a lifelong pursuit. Whether you’re looking to learn something new or dust off old skills, our free virtual classes will get you ready for the next season. Whatever that season might be!

Hear from our outdoor staff and from other lifelong sportsmen and women about what works for them in the blind and on the boat.

New classes are being posted all the time, so check back often and become a part of our outdoors community!

Upcoming Virtual Classes

Quail Hunting

Tuesday, January 25, 2022
6:30–7:30 p.m. CT

Quail were once regarded as one of the most populous game birds in Tennessee. Join us for part three of our small game virtual series as we learn about how to hunt quail and more importantly the management practiced across the state in efforts to create a thriving population once more.

White Bass Fishing (Stripe)

Thursday, February 10, 2022
6:30–7:30 p.m. CT

Early spring can be an exciting time to fish and one of our favorite species to fish for this time of year is the White Bass (Stripe). In this virtual class we’ll show you where to find white bass and how to catch them.

Turkey Hunting in Tennessee

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
6:30–7:30 p.m. CT

We’ll be talking about the amazing conservation story of the Eastern Wild Turkey and cover the annual life-cycle, biology, and mannerisms of turkeys and how this knowledge can make you a more effective turkey hunter. We’ll discuss what to look for when scouting, basic hunting strategies, and how you can begin to prep for turkey season. Whether you are a new hunter or experienced, this virtual class can help you be a better turkey hunter.

How to Call Turkeys

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
6:30–7:30 p.m. CT

In this virtual series we will discuss calling turkeys and the different vocalizations that can mean the difference between leaving the woods empty handed or having a bird in tow. We’ll cover everything from locator calls to entice a shock gobble to a putt to make that tom raise his head at the last moment. This is a great virtual series for anyone who wants to improve their turkey calling skills and knowing what calls to make at the most opportune times.

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Our virtual classes are seasonal and we’re always creating new ones. If you didn’t see anything that interested you today, let us know what topics you want and we’ll let you know as new classes are scheduled.

Diversity and Inclusion

Tennessee Wildlife Federation values diversity and is dedicated to hosting inclusive programs. Whatever your race, background, experience, culture, or gender, we believe Tennessee’s wildlife and wild places are for all of us. And it will take all of us, working together, to conserve the state we love.

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