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Go Big Challenge Returns to Big South Fork, Encourages Use

The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area kicked off its ninth annual Go Big Challenge to encourage people to enjoy and learn about the park. Chief of Interpretation and Education Chris Derman said the categories for this year’s challenge are comprised of popular categories from past years. Derman said the activities will encourage people to investigate the human ... Read More »

TWRA Want To Implement New Deer Management Units Across State

TWRA is discussing potential policy and regulation changes focused on internal management and deer monitoring practices. Wildlife Biologist Casey Mullen said the agency wants to implement a new system for obtaining and using information called adaptive harvest management. Mullen said the changes will have little impact on hunters. “There’s not going to be a wide-reaching change, but there could be ... Read More »

Tennessee’s Deer Gun Hunting Season Opens Saturday

Tennessee’s statewide gun hunting season for deer opens this Saturday. TWRA Region 3 Biologist Casey Mullen said the outlook for this year seems to be good. While deer season started slow, it seems to be picking up with the cooler weather. “It looks like the weather is going to cooperate it’s cool weather,” Mullen said. “The deer are getting into ... Read More »

TWRA Free Hunting Day Returns This Saturday

Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency set to host its annual Free Hunting Day this Saturday. TWRA Outreach and Communications Coordinator Mime Barnes said the day was created to hopefully inspire more people to get interested in the sport. “We also see a lot of parents taking their child for the first time on that day,” Barnes said. “But various ages can ... Read More »

Windle Says Skinner Mountain Preservation Keeps The UC Way Of Life

State Representative John Mark Windle said forest preservation at Skinner Mountain ensures the things local residents enjoy will stay intact. This Wednesday, some 11,000 acres were permanently protected along the Overton and Fentress County line. Windle said more than ever, Ohio and Kentucky residents want to develop recreation homes in the area. “Our plateau has more species of flora and ... Read More »

Time To Renew Hunting and Fishing Licenses For 2021

Hunting and Fishing licenses expired in February, and sportsmen need to renew for the Spring turkey season and fishing. TWRA Wildlife Information Specialist Mime Barnes said licenses can be renewed online or in-person. Barnes said that having a license supports wildlife efforts and keeps hunters and fishermen out of trouble. “If you think about how much public land we have ... Read More »

Gun Hunting Season Approaching

Thanksgiving is not the only holiday around the corner, hunters will be celebrating this Saturday as  gun hunting season for deer begins. TWRA Wildlife Information Specialist Míme Barnes said this is popular time in the Upper Cumberland as sportsmen and women head out to hunt. Barnes said before hunting check that your wearing enough safety orange, know your areas sunset ... Read More »

Local Matters With Bob Bell: Hunter Education

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Odell Braswell discusses hunter and outdoor education matters, and safety tips. Content hosted by Covering the issues that matter to you. Every weekday. On today’s Local Matters…Bob Bell sits down with Odell Braswell, former owner of Odell’s Outdoorsman. They discuss hunter and outdoor education matters, helping hunters better understand deer and turkey seasons, and offering tips to help keep ... Read More »