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Virginia State record hybrid caught — at Flannagan Reservoir!

Virginia State record hybrid caught — at Flannagan Reservoir!

September 13th, 2013 5:12 pm by George Thwaites

Joshua Neece of Dante (a town of Major Hoople fame) caught the Virginia state record hybrid on Flannagan on June 19.

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Warriors Path hosts conservation camp for fourth-graders

Warriors Path hosts conservation camp for fourth-graders

September 12th, 2013 11:28 pm by Rick Wagner

KINGSPORT — About 800 fourth-graders got up close and personal with animal skeletons and skins, live animals, bugs and recycling this week. The conservation camp at Warriors Path exposed students to conservation-themed presentations.

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For many, the first day of dove season signifies the start of the hunting year premium content

September 10th, 2013 9:19 pm by George Thwaites

DOVE FIELD, Va. — For an avid hunter, the approach of autumn has a peculiar sound. It begins at noon. A seasoned ear can easily sort out the 20s from the 12s — although the report of a stray 28-gauge might leave a few scratching their heads.

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Biologists reintroduce endangered mussel to Tennessee river

Biologists reintroduce endangered mussel to Tennessee river

September 10th, 2013 5:31 pm by Associated Press

Biologists have reintroduced an endangered mussel to Tennessee’s Duck River. The mussel historically had a range from Minnesota to Arkansas, but today there are only five known populations.

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Church Hill Trout Rodeo set for Saturday

Church Hill Trout Rodeo set for Saturday

September 9th, 2013 5:40 pm by Staff Report

The Church Hill Trout Rodeo will be held Saturday, Sept. 14 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Jaycees Park.

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Early hunting season for wood ducks, teal coming up in Tennessee

Early hunting season for wood ducks, teal coming up in Tennessee

September 9th, 2013 12:30 pm by Associated Press

Early hunting season for wood ducks and teal begins this week in Tennessee. The season runs from Saturday to Sept. 18 with a daily bag limit of four, not to exceed two wood ducks.

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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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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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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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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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