Larry Woody's outdoors notebook

Youth fishing: The TWRA has scheduled a number of youth fishing events around the state this spring. For the schedule of events and other details, visit tnwildlife.org The 2013 Free Fishing Day is June 8. Anyone in the state can fish free in public waters without a license. Several ...
May 22, 2013

 

Youth fishing: The TWRA has scheduled a number of youth fishing events around the state this spring.

For the schedule of events and other details, visit tnwildlife.org

The 2013 Free Fishing Day is June 8. Anyone in the state can fish free in public waters without a license. Several of the special youth-fishing events are planned around the date.

Hunter input invited: The TWRA invites hunters to submit comments and recommendations for the 2013-14 hunting seasons.

Comments can be sent by mail to Hunting Season Comments, TWRA Wildlife Management Division, P.O. Box 40747, Nashville, Tn. 37204 or e-mailed to: twra.comment@tn.gov

Include “Hunting Season Comments” on the subject line of e-mailed submissions.

Comments and suggestions will be considered when the TWRA and the Tennessee Fish & Wildlife Commission sets this fall’s hunting and trapping regulations.

The comment period runs through May 27.

Trap shoot: Mac McCaleb won last week’s trap shoot at the Cedar City Gun Club with a near-perfect round of 49.

Dan Smith won a shootoff to take Class B (39), Howard Lamb on the Veteran category (35) and Taylor Bolin was high Junior (45.)

Tanner Muller won a Class B carryover from last week.

The Cedar City Straights scholastic shooting team competed in a match at Manchester last week. Coach Ben Schade said the local team shot well, but did not place.

The Gun Club hosted an ATA Registered Shoot that was won by Crossville’s Shane Qualls with a perfect 50. Danny Shaw won the Open completion (49), Alex Hart Sub-Jr. (43), Hunter Satterfield Pre Sub-Jr. (44), Billy Robb Veteran (37), Kerry Hale Class A (45), Tanner Muller Class B (43) and Tommy Hart Class C (39).

For information about the weekly trap shoot, the scholastic shooting program, or other area shooting events contact Schade at the Gun Club.

OUTDOORS CALENDAR:

May 12 turkey season ended

May 11-June 9: spring squirrel season

May 18: National Boating Week

June 8: Free Fishing Day in Tennessee

PHOTOS WELCOME: Caught a big bass or bluegill, or bagged a spring gobbler? Share your favorite outdoors photos with readers of The Lebanon Democrat by e-mailing them to andy.reed@lebanondemocrat.com

 

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