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How to bring a gator hunter to tears: propose

How to bring a gator hunter to tears: propose

September 8th, 2013 1:27 pm by Associated Press

How do you bring an alligator hunter to tears? Drop down on one knee and ask her, "Will you marry me?" A man did just that during preparations for his girlfriend's family's annual alligator hunt in Mississippi.

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Sports Live Outdoors
Anglers await departure of summer heat

Anglers await departure of summer heat

September 6th, 2013 6:05 pm by George Thwaites

During first week of September, many Northeast Tennessee bass anglers are looking forward to the best bass fishing of the year. And it probably won’t get under way for another month.

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Outdoors
Utah shepherd hospitalized after being gored by elk

Utah shepherd hospitalized after being gored by elk

September 6th, 2013 5:35 pm by Associated Press

MOAB, Utah (AP) — Sheepherder Hugo Macha, who is from Peru, told rescuers that he’d been sitting on the ground and leaning against a tree when the elk appeared and started heading toward him. He tried to get away, but the animal ran him down.

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Community Sunday Stories TriCityMom Outdoors
Going Places: Beartree Recreation Area offers a peaceful lakeside retreat

Going Places: Beartree Recreation Area offers a peaceful lakeside retreat

September 6th, 2013 9:56 am by Debra McCown

Beartree Recreation Area is a quiet alternative to larger area lakes devoted to RVs and motorboats, watersports and marinas – a place to disconnect from technology and reconnect with nature.

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Business & Technology Outdoors
Report: Federal catch limits boost depleted fish stocks

Report: Federal catch limits boost depleted fish stocks

September 6th, 2013 7:00 am by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press

Federal efforts to rebuild depleted fish populations have largely been successful but pressure to overfish some species remains high and some fish stocks have not rebounded as quickly as projected, according to a new report.

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Photos Outdoors
Finding gems in Quebec’s vast cycling network

Finding gems in Quebec’s vast cycling network

September 5th, 2013 6:10 pm by CALVIN WOODWARD, Associated Press

SAINT-JEROME, Quebec (AP) — Quebec’s 3,000-mile (5,000-kilometer) bicycle network, La Route Verte, has attracted plenty of buzz since National Geographic named it the world’s top cycling destination in 2007. But who’s got time for 3,000 miles?

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Local Entertainment TriCityMom Outdoors
Nature enthusiasts set to rally ‘round Roan

Nature enthusiasts set to rally ‘round Roan

September 4th, 2013 8:55 am by Jessica Fischer

More than five decades ago, the vision of Freddie Behrend became a reality with the establishment of the first Roan Mountain Naturalists’ Rally. Ever since, nature enthusiasts have been rallying ‘round Roan Mountain the weekend after Labor Day.

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Community Local News TriCityMom Outdoors
Natural Tunnel invites volunteers to join National Day of Service projects

Natural Tunnel invites volunteers to join National Day of Service projects

September 2nd, 2013 12:59 pm by Wes Bunch

DUFFIELD — Natural Tunnel State Park is inviting area residents to observe the upcoming National Day of Service and Remembrance by spending a few hours this Saturday working as a volunteer.

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Outdoors
Miss. hunters bag double record with 10-foot, 295-pound female alligator

Miss. hunters bag double record with 10-foot, 295-pound female alligator

September 2nd, 2013 7:00 am by Associated Press

Mississippi’s alligator season opened with a bang this weekend when Ellisville hunters Brandon “Boo” Maskew and Allen Purvis said they caught a double state record: a 10-foot-long, 295.3-pound female.

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Community Local News Outdoors
Seeking new paths: Off-road bike group develops Laurel Run Trail

Seeking new paths: Off-road bike group develops Laurel Run Trail

August 31st, 2013 4:46 pm by Rebekah Wilson

While Jody Millsap knows that some people enjoy riding the same trails year after year, he and other club members are always seeking new adventures by maintaining old trails and building new ones.

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