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Outdoor-gear expo has luxury for people and dogs

Outdoor-gear expo has luxury for people and dogs

January 24th, 2014 2:54 pm by PAUL FOY, Associated Press

Wilderness gear is going soft, and not just for people. Dogs are getting their own luxury outdoor items.

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Take a hike: 27K-plus participate in First Day Hikes

Take a hike: 27K-plus participate in First Day Hikes

January 24th, 2014 2:20 pm by Staff Report

From Hawaii to Texas to Maine, a record-breaking 27,861 people from across the nation kicked off the New Year with a First Day Hike on Jan. 1. All 50 states joined in on the fun.

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Outdoors
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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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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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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