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Opinel folding knives classy, practical — and affordable

Opinel folding knives classy, practical — and affordable

August 27th, 2013 4:55 pm by George Thwaites

It’s simple. It’s iconic. It’s French. And it’s been around since the late 1890s.

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Springhouse Branch Trail closed to horses

Springhouse Branch Trail closed to horses

August 27th, 2013 4:00 am by Associated Press

The Springhouse Branch Trail at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is temporarily closed to all horse traffic after heavy rainfall washed away a section of the trail surface, exposing slick bedrock.

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TFWC OKs state's first sandhill crane hunt

TFWC OKs state's first sandhill crane hunt

August 24th, 2013 12:50 pm by Associated Press

The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission on Friday approved the state's first-ever sandhill crane hunt. The TFWC will allow 400 permits, each allowing three birds.

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Natural Tunnel among state parks in Virginia offering hunting opportunities

Natural Tunnel among state parks in Virginia offering hunting opportunities

August 23rd, 2013 1:53 pm by Staff Report

With Natural Tunnel State Park among the sites, Virginia State Parks offer a variety of hunting opportunities, including reservation-only hunts and open hunting throughout the season.

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Rainbow trout on South Holston tailwaters in full spawning colors

Rainbow trout on South Holston tailwaters in full spawning colors

August 22nd, 2013 6:00 pm by George Thwaites

Randy Ratliff of East Tennessee on the Fly has encountered something colorful, and a little strange, rainbow trout on the South Holston tailwater. And they’ve been ablaze in full spawning colors.

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Friends of the Smokies telethon raises $200K

Friends of the Smokies telethon raises $200K

August 21st, 2013 2:00 am by Staff Report

Thanks to hundreds of callers and help from sponsors, Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park raised $201,423 through its 19th annual “Friends Across the Mountains” telethon on Aug. 15.

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Southeast hit with three years' worth of mosquitoes in one summer

Southeast hit with three years' worth of mosquitoes in one summer

August 20th, 2013 5:37 pm by Associated Press

The tiny mosquito all too often has man on the run. This summer, it seems worse than usual. Experts say it’s been a buggier-than-normal summer in many places around the U.S. because of a combination of drought, heavy rain and heat.

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Wildlife agency posts quota hunt results

Wildlife agency posts quota hunt results

August 19th, 2013 6:43 pm by Associated Press

Applicants for the 2013 big game quota hunts can look online to find out if they were selected.

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Fishing Report: Another day, another deluge

Fishing Report: Another day, another deluge

August 15th, 2013 11:43 pm by George Thwaites

We've had two days of great fishing weather. Trouble is, the day that preceded them most decidedly was not.

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Kayaks vie with barges for slice of urban rivers

Kayaks vie with barges for slice of urban rivers

August 14th, 2013 7:06 pm by Associated Press

The pod of kayakers waited for the right moment to shoot across a jumble of intersecting shipping and tour-boat lanes on the Chicago River, taking their cue from a guide who signaled it was safe by letting loose a motivational battle cry.

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