1:30 PM Mar 7, 2014
With the spring fishing season at hand and turkey season opening March 29, outdoorsmen are reminded that their licenses expired Feb. 28.
9:30 AM Mar 6, 2014
Lebanon's Jamie Woodson, right, and House Speaker Beth Harwell with ducks bagged on a hunt last season. Woodson is a member of the Fish and Wildlife Commission, and as chairperson of the Government Relations Committee, works closely with Harwell and other legislators.
"I grew up in an outdoors family, and have always been involved in hunting, fishing and other outdoors activities," Woodson said at the time. "But I realize I have a lot to learn from the administrative aspect."
12:30 PM Mar 4, 2014
Lebanon's Mike Graves, center, with the huge elk he bagged last fall while guided by Chris Nischan, right. Gallatin taxidermist Foster Butt, left, did the mount.
was one of the most enjoyable outings we've had in a long time.
9:30 AM Feb 27, 2014
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has announced the 2014 fishing regulations and there are only a few minor changes from last year's.
10:30 AM Feb 26, 2014
Mt. Juliet's Gibby Gibson checks out an antique fishing rod, part of his vast tackle collection. He and Lebanon guide Jim Duckworth will be available to answer questions about antique tackle during the March 1 new and used tackle sale at Charlie Daniels Park.
It's not only old fishing lures that are popular and valuable. Collectors also value antique rods, reels, creels, minnow buckets, fish spears, nets, hooks, sinkers, bobbers and other gear.
4:30 PM Feb 25, 2014
This was the original Tennessee Game & Fish Commission logo in 1949. It evolved into the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency in 1974, and now changes are underway for the TWRA.
the TWRA plans to shift from restoration to maintenance, while dealing with growing "multi-use" demands for outdoor resources
11:30 AM Feb 21, 2014
New and used fishing tackle will be on sale at bargain prices Saturday
9:30 AM Feb 20, 2014
The once-common bob-white is struggling for survival in many areas.
Once plentiful, the sprite little game bird's numbers have diminished to the point that a quail whistle is more rare than a turkey gobble in many counties.
11:30 AM Feb 19, 2014
Over the years, the TWRA has done a good job of containing license costs.
It paid for itself the first two years. Now, even if I get run over by a train, I'll still come out ahead.
10:30 AM Feb 14, 2014
The stocking of robust Florida bass in Chickamauga Lake has proved so successful that the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is considering stocking them in more lakes, including Old Hickory and Percy Priest.
11:30 AM Feb 12, 2014
The opposition to the Sandhills hunt was -- and continues to be -- based entirely on Disney-esque emotion, and that's why hunters should beware.
9:30 AM Feb 6, 2014
Hunting and fishing license expire Feb. 28,
9:30 AM Feb 5, 2014
The trout pool is always popular with kids at the annual Fishing and Boat show. This year's show runs Feb. 7-9 at the State Fairgrounds.
When the outdoor show arrives, spring can't be far behind.
9:30 AM Feb 4, 2014
Submitted to The Demoicrat’ While using beagles improves the odds, finding rabbits seems harder this season.
It appears that bunnies are going the way of bobwhites. There was a time when every farm would have two or three coveys of quail, but nowadays flushing one is rare.
11:30 AM Jan 31, 2014
Rob Mathis is the new Trap Director of the Cedar City Gun Club
11:30 AM Jan 30, 2014
Makayla Boden hoists a catfish from TWRA-managed Marrowbone Lake. Getting youngsters interested and involved in the outdoors is a TWRA priority.
A generation ago a youngster often had a dad, uncle or other family member to take him or her hunting, fishing and camping. Nowadays that’s not always the case