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Tenkara: Japanese fly fishing technique strives to keep it simple

Tenkara: Japanese fly fishing technique strives to keep it simple

July 13th, 2013 6:17 pm by George Thwaites

If you’re one of those guys who believes there’s no such thing as having too much Zen in your fly fishing, East Tennessee guide Randy Ratliff has something you’ll want to check out.

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Ducks show 6-percent decrease  from 2012 spring figures

Ducks show 6-percent decrease from 2012 spring figures

July 12th, 2013 5:54 pm by Staff Reports

Duck numbers overall remain strong this year. Despite slight declines, most species remain well above long-term averages.

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Water Hazard: fishing is good, but high water has put a lot of floating trash in local lakes

Water Hazard: fishing is good, but high water has put a lot of floating trash in local lakes

July 11th, 2013 9:18 pm by George Thwaites

For the second week in a row, there are reports of very large logs floating low in the water on Cherokee. There is also a lot of debris on Boone Lake.

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Wildlife agents kill 100 Canada geese removed from Tenn. campus

Wildlife agents kill 100 Canada geese removed from Tenn. campus

July 11th, 2013 3:16 pm by Associated Press

The president of Chattanooga State Community College says he didn't know federal wildlife agents would kill the geese they removed from the campus.

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Community Outdoors
Roany Boyz invite new stewards to the Highlands of Roan, July 19 - 21

Roany Boyz invite new stewards to the Highlands of Roan, July 19 - 21

July 10th, 2013 10:34 am by Staff Report

“Volunteer of the Year” group plans weekend retreat to camp, maintain grassy balds near Appalachian Trail

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Gator chomps down on teen's head at Fla. park

Gator chomps down on teen's head at Fla. park

July 10th, 2013 6:00 am by Associated Press

A 17-year-old was treated for puncture wounds on his head after being bitten by an alligator while swimming at a central Florida state park.

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Tennessee commission again considering sandhill crane hunt

Tennessee commission again considering sandhill crane hunt

July 10th, 2013 12:30 am by Associated Press

The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission will again consider instituting a sandhill crane hunt. State wildlife officials will take public comment, and the commission will decide whether to allow crane hunting when it meets in August.

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Fisheries biologist to discuss status of NET trout

Fisheries biologist to discuss status of NET trout

July 8th, 2013 4:45 pm by Staff Reports

Jim Habera, who oversees trout fisheries in Region IV, will discuss the status of Northeast Tennessee’s wild trout and tailwater fisheries.

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Boaters enjoy a four-day Fourth

July 7th, 2013 3:00 pm by Ned Jilton

Be it bouncing on an inflatable being towed, skimming along on a jet ski or fishing in a quiet cove, Fort Patrick Henry Lake at Warriors Path State Park was a floating flotilla of Fun for the four days of the Fourth.

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Get It in Gear: Motorola MT-350R two-way radio smart move for outdoors-minded

Get It in Gear: Motorola MT-350R two-way radio smart move for outdoors-minded

July 7th, 2013 9:00 am by George Thwaites

The Motorola MT-350R Talkabout series fits the “everybody ought to have a couple of these” category of items for any disaster preparedness kit.

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