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Catch of the Week: June 4-10

June 12th, 2015 7:00 pm by Staff Report

Thanks to everyone who has shared their Catch of the Week photos during our spring contest! Though the contest has ended, we still invite you to share your catch every week at outdoors@timesnews.net.

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Regional & National Outdoors
Smokies close trails, campsites after teen attacked by bear

Smokies close trails, campsites after teen attacked by bear

June 7th, 2015 2:05 pm by Associated Press

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has closed several trails and backcountry campsites after a 16-year-old boy was attacked by a black bear in the Hazel Creek section of the part in North Carolina.

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It's All Downhill from Here (and That's a Good Thing)!

It's All Downhill from Here (and That's a Good Thing)!

June 7th, 2015 12:00 pm by Debra McCown

If you're looking for an easy, family-friendly bike ride to kick off your summer fun, the Virginia Creeper Trail is a great local option.

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Sports Sports Live Outdoors
The Dude Abides: Night walleye fishing is lights out on Watauga

The Dude Abides: Night walleye fishing is lights out on Watauga

June 5th, 2015 12:30 pm by George Thwaites

Fishing under the full moon on Watauga Lake, Darrin "Dude" Fletcher and his fishing partner Harry Whinston have caught 10 walleye that added up to roughly 68 pounds.

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Area parks gearing up for National Trails Day

Area parks gearing up for National Trails Day

June 4th, 2015 4:00 pm by Collin Brooks

While you may not be able to hike the 200,000 miles of national trails that spread across the United States, you can at least enjoy the beautiful trails that surround the Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia region.

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Warriors Path kicks off 'Summer in the Park'

Warriors Path kicks off 'Summer in the Park'

June 4th, 2015 10:00 am by Collin Brooks

Warriors Path State Park offers multiple programs during its Summer in the Park series and they're meant for families to enjoy together.

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Community Local News Outdoors
Low lake levels force Dragon Boat event to move from Boone to Fort Patrick Henry

Low lake levels force Dragon Boat event to move from Boone to Fort Patrick Henry

June 3rd, 2015 11:06 pm by NATHAN BAKER, NET News Service

Marsha Hammond, Mountain States Health Alliance's corporate director of events and annual giving, said the Kingsport park was the optimal backup location for the event.

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Community Sports Live Outdoors
ATC seeks volunteers for S.W.E.A.T. Crews

ATC seeks volunteers for S.W.E.A.T. Crews

June 1st, 2015 1:00 pm by Appalachian Trail Conservancy

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy is seeking volunteers, 18 and older, to help maintain the Appalachian Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park as part of the Smokies Wilderness Elite Appalachian Trail (S.W.E.A.T) Crew.

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Natural Tunnel holding special events for National Trails Day

Natural Tunnel holding special events for National Trails Day

May 31st, 2015 2:00 pm by Staff Report

Natural Tunnel in Duffield will be offering several events, including a canoe trip on the Clinch River, a wild cave tour and a night hike, as part of National Trails Day on June 6.

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Gatlinburg plans Children's Trout Rodeo

Gatlinburg plans Children's Trout Rodeo

May 29th, 2015 2:00 pm by Staff Report

The Gatlinburg Recreation Department will celebrate the start of Free Fishing Week by hosting its annual Children's Trout Rodeo on the morning of Saturday, June 6.

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