12:30 PM Dec 18, 2014
Carroll Whitener was an enthusiastic outdoorsman.
Wilson County sportsman Carroll Whitener, noted for his outgoing personality and his dedication to the outdoors, died last week.
10:30 AM Dec 17, 2014
Deer have become over-populated in many Midstate communties, which are searching for solutions to the problem.
The animal-rights crowd opposes killing the deer, and so Hendersonville is right back where it started, with no solution in sight.
11:30 AM Dec 16, 2014
in hunting and in life.
10:30 AM Dec 12, 2014
Submitted to The Democrat These members of the Cedar City Straights, a trap-shooting team comprised of Wilson County youngsters, finished third in a recent competition: Wyatt Dixon, Timothy Whitlock, Chandler Shelton, Justin Sammons, Jackson Holland.
Fall turkey harvest down:
12:30 PM Dec 11, 2014
It was the kind of day that only a penguin could love – cold, raw and blustery – but despite the frigid weather, the fishing was hot.
11:30 AM Dec 9, 2014
Producing big "trophy" antlers is at least part of the motivation for deer farms.
the issue is sure to eventually crop up in Tennessee where such farms are banned.
8:30 AM Dec 4, 2014
With deer gun season underway and another good harvest predicted, the Tennessee Wildlife Federation reminds hunters to consider donating a deer or portion of a deer to Hunters for the Hungry.
11:30 AM Dec 3, 2014
Cummins Falls is one of Tennessee's numerous state parks that are open year-round and free to the public.
Mornings are crisp, but temperatures warm up by mid-day, perfect for hiking and wildlife-watching
11:30 AM Dec 2, 2014
Bagging a buck is a prize, but not always best-shared with the public.
It's OK to show off his deer to his hunting buddies, but it's not OK to shove it under the nose of the general public, some of whom find it distasteful
11:30 AM Nov 28, 2014
Submitted to The Democrat These limits of ducks were taken on Old Hickory Lake on opening weekend of duck season by Gil Jackson and Tony McFalls.
TWRA offers tree grants
1:30 PM Nov 26, 2014
Multiple layers of clothing can keep a hunter warm.
several days in November have been brutal
11:30 AM Nov 25, 2014
Buddy the Lab was nabbed red-handed with stolen venison.
They stole my deer.
11:30 AM Nov 21, 2014
The TWRA recently apprehended a poacher who illegally killed a deer in Hendersonville, and served notice that it is on the lookout for anyone else who does the same.
12:30 PM Nov 20, 2014
Coyotes take a toll on deer, especially new-born fawns.
coyotes prey on deer and turkeys, and as their numbers increase, so does the amount of predation. Every coyote killed by a hunter means more deer and turkeys in that particular area.
9:30 AM Nov 19, 2014
This photo of a big buck was snapped in early October, a month before muzzleloader season opened.
We muzzleloader deer hunters were forced to wait until Nov. 8 to get into the woods, watching splendid autumn day after day waste away.
11:30 AM Nov 14, 2014
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is asking volunteers to provide some biological information from deer killed this season.
9:30 AM Nov 13, 2014
Turkeys have virtually vanished in some areas of Middle Tennessee where they were once abundant.
TWRA biologists checked it out and concluded what I'd been telling them the past three or four years: the turkeys are gone