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TWRA Opens New Hunting Area on Watts Bar

The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission (TFWC) recently passed a proclamation converting Paint Rock Refuge, located in Roane County, to Paint Rock Wildlife Management...
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Parksville Lake, A Mountain Gem

The tiny float wiggled and jiggled atop the choppy waves driven by a harsh north wind. The wiggles and jiggles were transmitted to a...

TVA Equipment Delivery Affecting Chickamauga Lake Fishing

Area fishermen are expressing some concern over an unusual change in Chickamauga Lake water levels recently. In the last week the Tennessee Valley Authority...

Get Ready to Start Bustin’ Bluegill

Bluegill and shellcrackers will soon be bustin’ out all over.Right now most anglers fishing for the freezer still have crappie on the brain. But...

Rare Alligator Snapping Turtle Found at Center Hill

Authorities found a rare alligator snapping turtle at Center Hill Lake on the Cumberland Plateau. Although the huge turtle was dead, it was still...

Big Buck Adds up to $9,500 Fine for Illegal Hunter

A man from Jefferson County, Tenn. has been fined nearly $10,000 after illegally killing a large whitetail buck.Recent legislation increased penalties for people convicted...

Tennessee Buck Officially Measures as World Record

According to the folks with the tape measure, it is official. Tennessee is now home to the world record, "hunter-taken" non-typical whitetail deer. The...

Archery prodigy Jacob Gardner signs major sponsor, Elite Archery

Focused and driven to win, young Jacob Gardner continues to make waves in the world of competitive archery.  Only a freshman at Rhea County High...
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Another Cougar Sighting Confirmed in Tennessee

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has confirmed yet another sighting of a cougar in the state... the first confirmed sighting this year following multiple...

South American rodent spotted roaming in East Tennessee

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers learned of a rare South American rodent called a capybara roaming free in East Tennessee recently. The discovery led...
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Bowfishing Fever Getting Hotter Every Year

EUFAULA, Ala. - A ghostly fog wafted across the water as we eased away from the dock on Eufaula Lake about 10 pm. With...

Michael Neal finishes 2nd in Bassmaster Southern Open

EAST RIDGE, Tenn. — In spite of catching more than 65 pounds of bass in three days, and winning nearly $20,000, Michael Neal from...
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