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TWRA Makes Small Regulation Change For Fall Creek Falls Large-Mouth Bass

The 2023 Tennessee Fishing Guide is now available with one small change in regulations at Fall Creek Falls. TWRA Communications Coordinator Mime Barnes said the annual guide covers fishing regulations statewide. She said this includes large and small reservoirs, community fishing lakes, and streams and rivers. “There’s a change for large-mouth bass at Fall Creek Falls, 10 fish per day ... Read More »

Coyote Sightings In Algood Not Unusual This Time Of Year

An increase in coyote sightings has been reported around Algood. TWRA Outreach and Communications Coordinator Mime Barnes said that the sightings are not unusual for this time of year. She said that this is the time of year when coyotes tend to be more active. “Not only is it mating season for coyotes, but this is also a time of ... Read More »

Bear Sightings In Overton Becoming More Common

Multiple bear sightings have been reported in the Alpine area of Overton County over the last few weeks. TWRA Outreach and Communications Coordinator Mime Barnes said that bear sightings in the Upper Cumberland have become more common as bear populations grow and their ranges increase. She said that bears have come to find the region suitable for habitation. “And that ... Read More »

Bear Sightings Expected In UC As Animals Look For New Habitat

Upper Cumberland residents need to be aware that young black bears will begin moving through the area looking for a habitat. TWRA Information & Education Officer Mime Barnes said this is the mostly likely time of year for people to spot a bear. Barnes said the goal is to get them out of town and into the wild, so things ... Read More »

Late Winter Sees Increase In Coyote Activity

This time of year Upper Cumberland communities could be seeing higher numbers of coyotes. McMinnville being the most recent with officials approving the search for outside removal services for the population. TWRA Information & Education Officer Mime Barnes said coyotes are very common, but a late winter mating season makes the canine species more active. “People should watch their pets,” ... 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 »

Increased Water Patrols This Weekend For The Fourth

TWRA Officials encourage residents to stay safe while on the water this Memorial Day weekend. (Photo: TWRA)

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will increase water patrols this weekend as a part of Operation Dry Water. Operation Dry Water is a national campaign to address impaired boat driving during the July 4th holiday. TWRA Information Specialist Mime Barnes said Fourth of July has the highest boating fatality rate across the United States. “This is a time that you ... Read More »