Fishing comments: The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is seeking comments and suggestions from fishermen, and they will be taken into consideration when the regulations are set in August.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is accepting comments and suggestions from fishermen to take into consideration when regulations are set this summer, and I've submitted mine:
As I read the account of the recent drowning on Percy Priest Lake it sent a shudder down my spine, because my fishing buddy barely survived an identical accident.
Musky record: A pending state-record musky was caught March 2 in Melton Hill Reservoir.
Wilson Central’s Drew Elrod and Mt. Juliet’s Taylor Galster finished second out of 117 boats in the Tennessee Bass Nation High School Fight at the Ford on Tims Ford Lake last Saturday. They caught 14.5 pounds. They fish for the Mt. Juliet team
Mar 14, 2017 at 8:30 AM
Priest Lake drowning: A Nashville fisherman recently drowned on Percy Priest Lake when he fell overboard, a grim reminder of how quickly a fatal accident can happen on the water.
Tennessee's annual stripe run means fishing fun.
Veteran rockfishing guide Billy Flatt offers a word of caution to anglers who pursue the lunkers that lurk in the Cumberland River, Percy Priest Lake and other area waters: They're addictive.
It's part hunting and part fishing, and is perhaps the country's fastest-growing outdoors sport.
Tennessee's hunting and fishing licenses expire Feb. 28, and renewal time means griping time for some outdoorsmen.
License reminder: Hunting/fishing licenses expire Feb. 28. New licenses can be purchased on-line on the TWRA website, tnwildlife.org or at most outdoors outlets.
The annual Boat & Fishing Expo wrapped up its three-day run at the State Fairgrounds last weekend, and as usual I came away loaded down with new tackle, hot tips and itching for some fishing.
Record perch: A state-record yellow perch was caught last month in Lake Dartmore near Crossville. Trent McCoy caught the perch, which weighed 2 pounds, 3 ounces, beating the former record by one ounce.
The annual Tennessee Boat & Fishing Expo runs Feb. 10-12 at the State Fairgrounds, and as usual, it comes at a perfect time. For outdoorsmen, February is pronounced Febru-dreary.
Record tilapia: A state-record tilapia was caught in Old Hickory Lake on Dec. 27. The fish weighed 6.5 pounds and was caught by Barry Parker of Lafayette.