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Fishing Report:  Spring bite here to stay, despite cold snap

Fishing Report: Spring bite here to stay, despite cold snap

March 27th, 2015 12:30 pm by George Thwaites

Another round of cold weather not necessarily a terrible thing (and could ultimately be a good thing) for area angling outlook. The bass have been crazy for suspended jerkbaits on South Holston and Watauga Lakes. Alabama rigs also rocking all over.

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Catch of the Week Gallery (Week 1)

March 27th, 2015 9:30 am by Staff Report

From the looks of it, the fishin' is getting good. Share your catch of the week with us at outdoors@timesnews.net for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate from Watson's Marine & Tackle.

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Show us your Big Ones! (Or your little ones)

Show us your Big Ones! (Or your little ones)

March 20th, 2015 7:13 pm by George Thwaites

Email your fishing photos to the Kingsport Times-News (outdoors@timesnews.net) to be included in our "Catch of the Week" gallery and have a chance to win a $50 gift certificate from Watson's Marine & Tackle

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Eseeola Lodge's director of outdoor programs to speak at local Trout Unlimited meeting

Eseeola Lodge's director of outdoor programs to speak at local Trout Unlimited meeting

March 15th, 2015 1:00 pm by Staff Report

Alan Burchell of the Eseeola Lodge in Linville, N.C., will be the featured speaker at Tuesday's meeting of the Overmountain Chapter of Trout Unlimited.

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TWRA examining fishy outlook for Boone Lake drawdown

TWRA examining fishy outlook for Boone Lake drawdown

February 28th, 2015 1:41 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

The TWRA is investigating the possible effects the extended repair on Boone Dam could have on local fish populations, with a particular focus on changes in water temperatures and the lake's surface acreage.

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Ashley wins Bassmaster Classic on home waters

Ashley wins Bassmaster Classic on home waters

February 22nd, 2015 10:05 pm by Associated Press

Local favorite Casey Ashley won the Bassmaster Classic in rainy, overcast conditions at South Carolina's Lake Hartwell, landing a catch of 20-3 on Sunday to jump from fifth to first.

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FISHING REPORT:  Winter blast throws curve to area anglers

FISHING REPORT: Winter blast throws curve to area anglers

February 13th, 2015 12:00 pm by George Thwaites

Daytime temperatures were recently nice enough to coax quite a few fair weather fishermen onto the water. But as of this moment, angling is once again the province of the strong-willed.

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TWRA Safe Boating Course coming up this month

TWRA Safe Boating Course coming up this month

February 6th, 2015 7:35 pm by clarke Lucas, community contributor

Again this year, the Tri-Cities Boating Club (Johnson City Sail & Power Squadron) is hosting the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency's Tennessee Safe Boating Course.

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FISHING REPORT: The bugs of summer are wintering on the South Holston tailwater

FISHING REPORT: The bugs of summer are wintering on the South Holston tailwater

February 6th, 2015 11:00 am by George Thwaites

Sulphurs are the classic summer mayfly hatch on area trout tailwaters, But darned if the sulphur mayflies haven't continued to hold out this winter - particularly on the South Holston.

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Watson's Marine service department unscathed by fire, business expects to be fully functional ASAP

Watson's Marine service department unscathed by fire, business expects to be fully functional ASAP

January 30th, 2015 9:00 am by George Thwaites

"Over the last few days I've confirmed that I live in the best part of the country surrounded by the best people in the country," said Rex Pendergrass, referring to the outpouring of community support following Sunday's fire.

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