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Outdoors notebook

Larry Woody, Outdoors Writer • Dec 17, 2015 at 5:55 PM

Wilson County Clay Target Team: An organizational meeting is scheduled for Feb. 4 for the Wilson County Straights which will compete in the state-wide scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP).

 Youngsters age 10 through high school are eligible.

The meeting is set for 4 p.m. at the Cedar City Gun Club.

Cost is $55 and a Hunter Safety Certification is required.

For detailed information contact team organizer Ben Schade at 615-478-8019 or [email protected] or visit him at the Lebanon Gun Shop during store hours.


Fishing, boat show: The annual Tennessee Fishing and Boat Show (tnboatexpo.com) will be held Feb. 7-9 at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds.

It features hundreds of booths and exhibits, and seminars by outdoor experts including Lebanon's Jim Duckworth and Mt. Juliet's Gibby Gibson.


Turkey show: The National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its annual show Feb. 13-16 at Gaylord Opryland Resort.

There will be more than 750 booths of the latest hunting gear, outdoor celebrities, hunting seminars, turkey-calling contests and various family activities.

Show times, admission options and other details are available at www.nwft.org


License reminder: Hunting and fishing license expire Feb. 28, and renewals are available starting Feb. 18, on-line and at most outdoor outlets. There is no increase in the cost of 2014 licenses and permits.

A wide range of licenses are available, with details listed in the Tennessee Trapping & Hunting Guide or at tnwildlife.org


Feb. 7-9: Fishing & Boat Show, State Fairgrounds

Feb. 13-16: Wild Turkey Expo, Opryland

Feb. 28: squirrel season ends

Feb. 28: rabbit, quail seasons end

Feb. 28: hunting/fishing licenses expire

Dec.-March: TWRA winter trout stocking

March 29-May 11: turkey season

PHOTOS WELCOME: Caught some wintertime sauger or trout, or bagged some rabbits and ducks? Share your favorite outdoors photos with readers of The Lebanon Democrat by e-mailing them to [email protected]

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