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Paralyzed deer hunter chooses to end life support

Paralyzed deer hunter chooses to end life support

November 5th, 2013 5:47 pm by Associated Press

When avid outdoorsman Tim Bowers was badly hurt Saturday in a hunting accident, doctors said he would be paralyzed and could be on a ventilator for life. His family had a unique request.

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Meeting on master plan for Wilderness Road set for Ewing park

Meeting on master plan for Wilderness Road set for Ewing park

November 4th, 2013 7:27 pm by Staff Report

A public meeting to discuss long-range planning for Virginia’s Wilderness Road State Park will be held Thursday, Nov. 21, at 6 p.m. in the Ewing park’s visitor center.

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BWO hatches, wadeable water augur excellent weekend trout angling

BWO hatches, wadeable water augur excellent weekend trout angling

November 1st, 2013 5:05 pm by George Thwaites

It looks as if the TVA won’t be generating on either the South Holston or Watauga tailwaters this weekend. Anglers still need to call the TVA hotline in advance before committing. But it looks good.

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Tenn. muzzleloader deer season opens Nov. 9

Tenn. muzzleloader deer season opens Nov. 9

October 30th, 2013 6:25 pm by staff reports

Muzzleloader season in the state traditionally opens on the third Saturday before Thanksgiving. The way this year’s calendar falls accounts for the Nov. 9 starting date.

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TWRA offering grants for riparian tree planting

TWRA offering grants for riparian tree planting

October 28th, 2013 5:00 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is offering grants to assist with riparian tree planting projects. Five grants of $500 each are available in each of TWRA's four regions.

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The reel deal: Church Hill angler Mullins gets call-up to big leagues

The reel deal: Church Hill angler Mullins gets call-up to big leagues

October 27th, 2013 8:00 am by George Thwaites

David Mullins has enjoyed being a local hero on the Northeast Tennessee competitive bass fishing scene. Now he’s ready to blast off into the majors: He starts fishing the Bassmaster Elite Series in 2014.

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Huge landslide covers road in Denali National Park

Huge landslide covers road in Denali National Park

October 26th, 2013 5:00 am by RACHEL D'ORO, Associated Press

A massive landslide in Denali National Park in Alaska rained tons of rock and soil on parts of a road that attracts scores of tourists each summer, park officials said Friday.

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Cold snap harbinger of hot fall fishing

Cold snap harbinger of hot fall fishing

October 25th, 2013 5:12 pm by Greg Peters

The Zara Spook has been an outstanding topwater bait. Shallow-running crankbaits have also been killer on bass breaking in schools of surfacing shad. Swimbaits, both singles and Alabama rigs, are getting strikes.

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Officials investigating fish kill on lower Little River

Officials investigating fish kill on lower Little River

October 22nd, 2013 5:00 am by Morgan Simmons, Staff Writer

State environmental officials are continuing their investigation of a mysterious fish kill that occurred on the lower Little River over the weekend. “It killed game fish all the way down to suckers and shad. It wasn’t specific to any one species.”

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Yard sale, silent auction to benefit hunter paralyzed in fall

Yard sale, silent auction to benefit hunter paralyzed in fall

October 20th, 2013 7:14 pm by Jeff Bobo

MOUNT CARMEL — Friends are banding together to help a Mount Carmel family of six whose lives have been drastically altered by a tragic hunting accident last week.

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