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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...

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...

TWRA to saturate lakes for Operation Dry Water

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be saturating Tennessee waterways during Operation Dry Water, June 30 - July 2. Operation Dry Water is a...

Deadly Deer Disease ‘Worse than normal’ This Summer

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) offices are receiving reports of dead deer in scattered areas of the state. The die-off seems especially worse in...

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...

Walleye – The ‘New’ Fish in Town

Area anglers are buzzing about walleye -- a "new fish in town."Fishermen have been "wowed" by the great success of the Florida bass stocking...
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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...
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