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Four Charged with Illegal Importation of Deer Carcasses from a CWD Positive State

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wildlife officers have filed charges on four hunters who illegally imported white-tailed deer carcasses from a state with the confirmed presence of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)...

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TWRA’s Winter Trout Stocking Begins November 28th

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The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s winter trout stocking program resumes on November 28th and will continue at selected locations through middle portion of March...

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Rifle deer hunting kicks off November 18 in Tennessee Video included

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According to TWRA, the number of deer killed by hunters is down. Four years ago hunters tagged 168,000. Two years ago there were nearly 165,000 tagged, and last year 163,000 were tagged.

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HUNTERS ENCOURAGED TO BRING DEER TO EAST TENNESSEE CHECKING STATIONS THIS SATURDAY

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The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be collecting deer biological data on the opening day of the deer rifle season this Saturday, Nov. 18 at various locations across East Tennessee...

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2017-18 Gun Hunting Season for Deer Opens November 18

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Tennessee’s 2017-18 gun hunting season for deer opens Saturday, Nov. 18. Deer gun season has the traditional opening date of the Saturday prior to Thanksgiving...

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Dan Gibbs Named 2017 SEAFWA Wildlife Biologist of the Year

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The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Dan Gibbs has been named the 2017 Wildlife Biologist of the Year by the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA)...

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Winterize Your Boat, Before Costly Repairs Occur!

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Taking the time to winterize your boat is well worth the cost and effort to prevent motor damage and failure this spring...

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SOUTH CAROLINA’S BEAVERS WINS COSTA FLW SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP ON KENTUCKY LAKE

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Boater Bradford Beavers of Ridgeville, South Carolina, caught five bass weighing 14 pounds, 15 ounces, Saturday – the only limit of the day – to win the Costa FLW Series Championship on Kentucky Lake with a three-day cumulative total of 15 bass weighing 45 pounds, 12 ounces...

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THRIFT LEADS DAY ONE OF COSTA FLW SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP ON KENTUCKY LAKE

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Pro Bryan Thrift of Shelby, North Carolina, caught a five-bass limit weighing 27 pounds, 8 ounces, Thursday to grab the early lead after Day One of the Costa FLW Series Championship on Kentucky Lake...

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TWRA Requests Public Input for 2018-19 Waterfowl and other Migratory Bird Hunting Seasons

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The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is soliciting comments for its 2018-19 waterfowl and other migratory bird hunting regulations, including sandhill cranes...

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TWRA Announces Availability of Riparian Tree Planting Grants for 2018

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The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency announces the availability of grant dollars to assist cities, schools, community organizations, civic groups, watershed organizations, and conservation groups, etc., with riparian tree planting projects...

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  • Georgia man catches 101lb. Flathead catfish

    Georgia man catches 101lb. Flathead catfish

    Thursday, June 15 2017 7:23 AM EDT2017-06-15 11:23:25 GMT

    The catfish is 101 lb, 55 1/2" inches.  If this fish was caught on a rod/reel, it would have bested the current state record by 18 lb.

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    The catfish is 101 lb, 55 1/2" inches.  If this fish was caught on a rod/reel, it would have bested the current state record by 18 lb.

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  • TWRA’s Winter Trout Stocking Has Resumed

    TWRA’s Winter Trout Stocking Has Resumed

    Thursday, January 5 2017 5:35 PM EST2017-01-05 22:35:15 GMT

    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s winter trout stocking program resumes as the new year begins and will continue at selected locations through middle portion of March...

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    The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s winter trout stocking program resumes as the new year begins and will continue at selected locations through middle portion of March...

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  • Potential World Record Spot Caught

    Potential World Record Spot Caught

    Thursday, December 22 2016 6:12 PM EST2016-12-22 23:12:56 GMT

    Cody Meyer caught a 10.80-pound spotted bass that is the potential world record. The behemoth spot was caught on Dec. 16, 2016, from Bullards Bar reservoir, a famed spotted bass fishery in northern California...

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    Cody Meyer caught a 10.80-pound spotted bass that is the potential world record. The behemoth spot was caught on Dec. 16, 2016, from Bullards Bar reservoir, a famed spotted bass fishery in northern California...

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  • Chickamauga Lake

    Chickamauga Lake

    On October 26th the elevation of Chickamauga Lake was 678.98 and falling. The surface water temperature in the main lake is around 73 degrees...

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    Here is the latest fishing report for Chickamauga Lake.

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  • Watts Bar

    Watts Bar

    On October 26th the water surface temperature on Watts Bar is currently 71 degrees. The surface elevation is 740.71 feet and steady...

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    Here's a look at the fishing report for Watts Bar.

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  • Nickajack Lake

    Nickajack Lake

    On October 26th the water temperature on Nick a Jack was 74 degrees and falling...

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    Here's the latest fishing report from Nickajack Lake.

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