9:30 AM Oct 21, 2014
Chris Nischan guides hunters and fishermen across the state and across the continent.
He spends about 300 days a year helping clients from across the state and around the country pursue elk, deer, turkeys, waterfowl, bass and trout
12:30 PM Oct 16, 2014
With deer archery season and fall turkey season under way, the TWRA reminds hunters they can check in their kills on mobile apps.
12:30 PM Oct 15, 2014
There were no reported shootings of any protected crane species, such as this one, during last year's inaugural sandhill crane season in Tennessee.
last year's hunt went off without a hitch -- not a single report of some other crane species being accidentally killed
9:30 AM Oct 14, 2014
Most bow hunters are proficient with their weapons.
I gave up bow hunting in the mid-1960's after I shot a little buck, it ran off and died, and I couldn't find it.
10:30 AM Oct 10, 2014
Youngsters between the ages of 10 and 15 who have never killed a deer before can apply for a TWRA-sponsored hunt on Saturday, Oct. 25 in Humphries County
11:30 AM Oct 9, 2014
Moving the fall turkey season from December to October has proven popular with hunters.
The fall season won't take the place of traditional spring turkey hunting, and it was never intended to.
11:30 AM Oct 8, 2014
Submitted to The Democrat With more deer taken by hunters every year, donations to Hunters for the Hungry keep increasing.
During its first season in 1998, Hunters for the Hungry received only a few hundred pounds of venison. Last season's donations totaled several thousand pounds.
11:30 AM Oct 2, 2014
Aging tree stands can be dangerous and should be checked out prior to use.
Every year thousands of hunters are injured nation-wide in tree stand accidents
10:30 AM Oct 1, 2014
Despite warnings, many boaters ignore the life jacket rule when fishing below dams.
every time I fish below any of the numerous dams on the Cumberland River and Tennessee River, I see boaters ignoring the law
9:30 AM Sep 26, 2014
Bill Bethel wrestles a big catfish in the swift Cumberland River tailwaters.
"I've had my best fishing on some of the hottest days of the summer," says Bethel,
1:30 PM Sep 24, 2014
Georgia is No. 1 in the nation
8:30 AM Sep 19, 2014
Incidents of pets being bitten by venomous snakes this summer are on the increase in some areas of Middle Tennessee.
9:30 AM Sep 18, 2014
Hartsville's Clay Oldham drew an elk permit for next month's hunt and hopes to bring home a bull like this one taken last year by Lebanon's Mike Graves (center).
Oldham was one of four hunters -- among 9,551 applicants -- recently drawn for a permit to participate in the Oct. 20-24 hunt on the North Cumberland Management Area.
12:30 PM Sep 17, 2014
Mt. Juliet's Chuck Campbell caught this Percy Priest hybrid earlier in the summer.
"When a fisherman starts talking about what a pretty day it is, and how relaxing it is to be on the water, that probably means he's not catching any fish."
12:52 AM Sep 13, 2014
Hartsville hunter gets elk permit:
1:30 PM Sep 12, 2014
about 200 birds are banded annually in Middle Tennessee. Of that number, very few are turned in by hunters.
10:30 AM Sep 10, 2014
It's about seeing old friends and making new ones, and enjoying a traditional Southern outdoors outing