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VDGIF launches full-online hunter ed course for adults

VDGIF launches full-online hunter ed course for adults

October 14th, 2013 12:00 am by Staff Report

On Oct. 1, the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries launched “full-online” hunter education courses for Virginia residents who are 18 years of age or older.

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Ariz., some other states reopening national parks

Ariz., some other states reopening national parks

October 12th, 2013 12:31 pm by MICHELLE L. PRICE, Associated Press

The Obama administration's OK to reopen parks closed by the government shutdown came with a big caveat: States must foot the bill with money they likely won't see again.

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Big buck hunter Larry Benoit dies at 89

Big buck hunter Larry Benoit dies at 89

October 11th, 2013 6:50 pm by WILSON RING, Associated Press

Larry Benoit, a deer hunter who helped spawn a revival of the art of tracking and created an empire of books, videos and seminars, has died. He was 89.

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Damiki Armor shad bite returns on South Holston

Damiki Armor shad bite returns on South Holston

October 11th, 2013 4:12 pm by George Thwaites

On many area reservoirs, bait is starting to ball up in advance of the anticipated fall feeding frenzies.

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Sport fish comment deadline is Thursday

Sport fish comment deadline is Thursday

October 9th, 2013 2:00 am by Staff Report

Thursday is the last day to provide comments to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency on the 2014-15 sport fish proposals.

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Former Nashville dump becomes wildlife habitat

Former Nashville dump becomes wildlife habitat

October 6th, 2013 6:05 pm by Associated Press

The site of a controversial former dump in Nashville has been transformed into a wildlife habitat. Mayor Karl Dean and others recently celebrated the Wildlife Habitat Council’s certification for the 190-acre site.

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Bass moving up shallow on Cherokee, catfish are biting

Bass moving up shallow on Cherokee, catfish are biting

October 4th, 2013 4:07 pm by George Thwaites

Anglers are starting to get out the Rat-L-Traps and other lipless crankbaits to get in on the action.

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With turkeys gone wild, Maine expands hunting

With turkeys gone wild, Maine expands hunting

October 3rd, 2013 2:14 pm by CLARKE CANFIELD, Associated Press

Buoyed by what's been called the most successful wildlife restoration project ever, wild turkeys are eating crops, ruining gardens, crashing into cars and motorcycles and even smashing through suburban windows.

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NRA National Sporting Museum a big attraction in heartland

NRA National Sporting Museum a big attraction in heartland

October 1st, 2013 4:30 pm by staff reports

The museum, which is a joint project of the NRA and Bass Pro Shops, has attracted more than 97,000 visitors since it opened in August.

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Smokies among parks closed due to federal shutdown

Smokies among parks closed due to federal shutdown

October 1st, 2013 11:52 am by Associated Press

Smokies spokeswoman Molly Schroer said Tuesday that the shutdown of the nation's most visited park includes closure of all visitors' centers and trails.

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