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Luxury cruise and biking? Surprisingly good combo

Luxury cruise and biking? Surprisingly good combo

January 22nd, 2014 8:34 pm by CHARMAINE NORONHA, Associated Press

DOVER, England (AP) — I fancy myself a backpack-carrying, adventure-seeking traveler, at home in hostels and on trails. But there I was, on a cruise ship, sipping wine with silver-haired foxes and fox-trotting in the ballroom during a tour around Europe.

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Entertainment Outdoors
More women are finding they have a place in the outdoors

More women are finding they have a place in the outdoors

January 22nd, 2014 8:32 am by By Brent Frazee, The Kansas City Star (MCT)

Never one to mince words, Sarah Palin has some strong opinions when it comes to a woman’s place in the outdoors, and surveys are finding that the number of women participating in fishing and hunting is on the rise.

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Outdoors
TWRA changes approach to game populations

TWRA changes approach to game populations

January 19th, 2014 5:57 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE — The agency that oversees Tennessee wildlife is rethinking its approach to managing hunters and wild animals.

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Community Sports Live Outdoors
TWRA Tennessee Safe Boating Course set for MeadowView

TWRA Tennessee Safe Boating Course set for MeadowView

January 18th, 2014 7:04 pm by Staff Report

A free TWRA Tennessee Safe Boating Course will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 25 at MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center. The TWRA Boating Exam will be administered at about 3:30 p.m.

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Sports Sports Live Outdoors
South Holston walleye bite has anglers braving the night

South Holston walleye bite has anglers braving the night

January 18th, 2014 1:14 am by George Thwaites

We don’t need any augers, tip-ups or shanties to get into some winter walleye action in Northeast Tennessee. It does require warm clothing and determination.

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Community Sunday Stories TriCityMom Outdoors
Every season offers new rewards at Bays Mountain Park

Every season offers new rewards at Bays Mountain Park

January 17th, 2014 4:38 pm by Collin Brooks

Each season is unique and there are different things that you are able to see and experience, according to park ranger and naturalist Bob Culler.

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Sports Outdoors
‘The Rifleman’ trades foul shots for wing shots

‘The Rifleman’ trades foul shots for wing shots

January 17th, 2014 9:42 am by George Thwaites

For some, former Volunteer basketball coach Ian Morrison is now known as the Grouse Commander.

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Sports Outdoors
Nontraditional recruitment methods grow in new pathways to hunting

Nontraditional recruitment methods grow in new pathways to hunting

January 15th, 2014 8:45 am by By Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (MCT)

As hunting in America became more recreation than necessity through the 20th century, a common route emerged: Parents, mostly fathers, taught their children, mostly boys.

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Sports Sports Live TriCityMom Outdoors
Winter Harvest Feast set for Jan. 18

Winter Harvest Feast set for Jan. 18

January 8th, 2014 6:21 pm by staff reports

The TWRA and Panther Creek State Park invites the public to join them at Spoone Shelter to enjoy a “Winter Harvest Feast” to sample wild game and homemade jam’s and jellies.

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Regional & National Outdoors
Deep freeze has silver linings for natural world

Deep freeze has silver linings for natural world

January 8th, 2014 6:14 pm by Associated Press

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Heavy ice cover may help raise low water in the Great Lakes and protect shorelines and wetlands from erosion. The extreme cold could also kill some insect pests and slow the migration of invasive species.

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