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TWRA Officer Says No Excuse For Not Wearing Life Jackets

There is no excuse to go out on Upper Cumberland waterways this weekend without a life jacket on. That is according to TWRA Wildlife Officer Dustin Buttram. Buttram said a fatal mistake people often make is taking life jackets without wearing them, keeping them stored and out of reach. “They’re inside the boat, under straps holding them in or in ... Read More »

Increased Boating Led To More Incidents In 2020

An increase of new Upper Cumberland boaters in 2020 seems to be the cause for more boating incidents. That is according to TWRA Wildlife Officer Dustin Buttram. Buttram said with the pandemic, the region saw a tremendous uptick in people interested in the hobby. “There was a huge increase of people going to the outdoors,” Buttram said. “With business being ... Read More »