Grand Prize

The 2019 Tennessee Conservation Elk Tag.

The Grand Prize winner will receive the 2019 Tennessee Conservation Elk Tag for the fall rifle elk hunt on North Cumberland WMA in the premier Elk Hunting Zone 1, of Tennessee. The Elk Tag winner will be assigned Zone 1 for 7 days. This has been a very successful zone. If the hunter has not been successful in Zone 1 after 7 days, then all the zones will be available for an additional 7 days, (14 days total).

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Plus…

The Best of the West Scout Rifle in 7mm Rem Mag. topped with a Huskemaw scope.

Through research and development, BOTW has engineered a state-of-the-art extrememly lightweight carbon fiber stock that is unbelievably sturdy.  The performance and accuracy is the same as all of the proven BOTW shooting systems. The Mountain Hunter is an excellent option for the shooter who wants a smaller, slimmer, lightweight, yet easy to handle, accuracy-proven rifle.  A Huskemaw rifle scope compliments each rifle for precision accuracy and incorporates the only windage enabled turret in the industry.

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Plus…

Your Tennessee elk hunt will be filmed for an episode of The Best of the West outdoor television series.

The outdoor television series known as The Best of the West has been on air since 2003 and the focus of the program is long range hunting big game. The production crew at Best of the West Productions strive to present an exciting cinematic version that immerses the viewer in the mountainous outdoor experience. Being all too aware that hunters want to see big game hit the ground, it's also been the goal to bring the entire "package" of the journey, knowing full well that even an unsuccessful hunt is never a waste of time. The times spent with family and friends in the outdoors is a rejuvenating experience to the very depths of the soul.

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2nd Prize

The 2019 Polaris® Ranger XP® 1000 EPS.

Packed with 100+ consumer-inspired improvements and innovations, the RANGER XP® 1000 EPS is the industry-leading premium utility side-by-side. It delivers the utility performance and acceleration you expect from the industry's most premium SxS. Its ProStar® 1000 engine delivers 82 HP and 62 lb-ft of torque to take on the toughest tasks. The one-piece chassis makes this beast more rigid and more capable of delivering a super smooth ride for anyone who loves to get off the grid. The RANGER XP 1000's industry-leading 11” of suspension travel and 13” of ground clearance will conquer the rockiest terrains getting you to the big game hunt. Turn power into productivity with 2,500 lbs. of towing capacity — the most towing capacity ever found in a utility side-by-side. The RANGER XP 1000 is purpose built so you can haul more, work harder, and get more done.

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3rd Prize

$2500.00 Bass Pro Shops or Cabela’s Gift Card

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Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s offers the most comprehensive selection of Fishing, Hunting, Camping, Boating, and Outdoor Gear, that you will find anywhere. More than just a fishing and hunting stores, you'll find a tremendous selection of outdoor and casual apparel, gifts, toys and merchandise for the entire family, with great brands, all at a guaranteed low price! The Gift Card can be redeemed for online purchases, catalog orders, and purchases made at Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s retail stores.


4th Prize

Hunters Gear Package

  • The Hunters Gear Package includes an ORCA 40 Quart Cooler. Integrated insulation for maximum ice/cold retention.

  • LaCrosse Alphaburly Pro Optifade Elevated II 800G boots. Features scent-free rubber with naturally insulating neoprene, a thick cushioning EVA midsole for added comfort, embossed liner for better air circulation and an adjustable rear gusset for the perfect fit.

  • ESEE-5 Green Micarta handled knife with black coated 1095 carbon steel 5.25" drop point plain edge blade and Kydex sheath.

  • Pack Rabbit ETH3100 Carrier Backpack. Features 3400 cu-in. carrier with 6 compression straps. Integrated low profile flip-down seat ensures you remain camouflaged while keeping you off the wet, cold, and muddy ground.

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5th Prize

Knight DISC Extreme Max 1 Thumbhole 50. Cal Muzzleloader

Each DISC Extreme embodies the beauty of American manufacturing with individually machined bolts, Easton® Carbon Core ramrods. Quality and accuracy are guaranteed with the DISC Extreme thanks to its handcrafted 26” Green Mountain barrel. Knight has taken care to use only American parts from the smallest screw, the trigger, and the barrel. When you buy a Knight Rifle, you buy 100% American made.

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Click here to purchase a 2018 Elk Tag and Rifle Raffle Ticket

There is no limit to the number of tickets that can be purchased. The raffle will start April 8, 2019, and end at 11:59pm (central) on August 2, 2019. Once the raffle has closed, 5 random raffle entries will be drawn. First drawn will win the Grand Prize, 2nd drawn will win the 2nd Prize, 3rd drawn will win the 3rd Prize, 4th drawn will win the 4th Prize, and 5th drawn will win the 5th Prize. The winners will be announced on August 15, at the TWRA Commissioner meeting.

The North Cumberland WMA is sub-divided into five Elk Hunting Zones (EHZ). Each hunter will be designated an EHZ through a handheld drawing conducted at a TWRA Region IV location (location, dates and times TBA). The raffle winner will be assigned Zone 1 for 7 days. This has been a very successful zone. If the hunter has not been successful in Zone 1 after 7 days, then all the zones will be available for an additional 7 days, (14 days total). EHZ 1 is a 6,827 acre zone that has been hunted since 2009. The zone was rested during the 2015 and 2016 seasons. The zone has a very high success rate and contains multiple wildlife openings.

The winner of the elk permit will be required to purchase an elk license before participating in the hunt. The resident elk license (Type 256) is $27.00, and a non-resident elk license (Type 257) is $300.00. Sportsman and Lifetime license holders are exempt from having to purchase the elk license. All other licenses and permits to hunt big game in Tennessee are required.

Proceeds from the sale of this raffle will go to the elk restoration program.