Dominating the spring fishing scene on Kentucky Lake have been high lake levels that have added some hurdles to not only anglers but everyone around and along the lake. From boat ramps to resorts, marinas and campgrounds, unusually high elevation has altered access and changed the whole recr…
The 2020 spring turkey hunting season is set to be open for business in Tennessee beginning Saturday. Turkey hunting is an excellent way to keep social distance, enjoy the outdoors, and take part in a popular activity which has seen tremendous growth in recent years.
Everyone is concerned about the coronavirus pandemic and among the concerns are our pets. Can they catch it? Can a dog or cat transmit it to people or other pets?
Even your doctor will agree that fishing is a great way to get some much needed physical and mental health benefits during this stressful time. If he doesn’t agree — change doctors.
Anglers turned the page Thursday and officially welcomed the transition of seasons. It’s now springtime on Kentucky Lake and fishermen are treating spring fever as best they can with frequent fishing trips that seem to be the scratch for that itch.
Crappie anglers from several states are in the Paris area this weekend for a Crappie USA Tournament Trail’s Super Event, presented by Bass Pro Shops Cabela’s.
Mention squirrel hunting and most folks think about slipping down a sand ditch or creeping along an old logging road to sneak up on a hickory where the bushy tails have been cutting acorns.
The local chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation, known as the Tennessee River Longbeards, will have its annual membership and fundraising banquet on Saturday at the Henry County Fairgrounds.
Last Saturday’s Big Dog Predator Hunt was indeed a big deal for the area. The field of hunters ventured to Henry County from several towns and states across the region and from all indications it was a successful event.
Although the statewide duck season ends today for most folks, youngsters get two more chances at it when special hunts will be conducted Saturday and again on Feb. 8.
The Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge will host a combination bald eagle and waterfowl tour on the Duck River Unit of the refuge on Saturday. Hours of the tour will be noon until 5 p.m.
On a cold dark morning late in the duck season a camouflage-clad crew boarded a huge jon boat and blasted away from Reelfoot Lake’s eastern shore at Samburg. A long and winding ride must have had the wind chill dipping down into the teens as the 20-minute or so journey at high speed began to…
Tennessee deer hunters harvested just more than 134,000 deer this year, according to the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s data base. The season ended last Sunday at the culmination of the two-day Young Sportsmen’s Deer Hunt.
An overdue cold front now descending south into southern states could help jumpstart what has been a stagnant season for the lion’s share of duck hunters across a vast area.
Winter trout stockings return to Paris Eiffel Tower Park pond, located on Eiffel Tower Road extended off Volunteer Drive, on Wednesday. This will be the second stocking as one took place back in early December as well.
The last couple of weeks have been kind to the winter fishing scene on Kentucky Lake. As the New Year begins on a cool note with a few rainy days scattered about the forecast, anglers can’t complain about how the year ended in terms of weather conditions.
The state’s long and liberal deer season is fast drawing to a close. The final segment of the regular gun, muzzleloader and archery season ends Sunday.
When winter skies are gray and gloomy days descend, there aren’t many remedies at the local drug store to help pull you out of the rut of confinement and despair.
Late-fall fishermen and duck hunters sometimes ride in the same boat. Both seem to play the weather this time of year and, as most anglers and waterfowlers know, it’s the weather that often calls the shots.
Bird watchers and all outdoor enthusiasts are invited to attend the forthcoming wildlife event that’s sure to please anyone who appreciates wildlife.
Waterfowlers took to the swamps and marshes last week for a four-day stretch of Tennessee’s 60-day duck season. It was the first segment of a two-segment season that closed Monday and will reopen Saturday for a 56-day straight stretch that will take it all the way through Jan. 31.
How about some late fall and winter trout fishing close to home? Get your tackle ready as you’ll have the opportunity to do just that both next week and again in mid-January.
After last year’s dreary season that left most duck hunters down in the dumps, waterfowlers across the Tennessee — and really across the Southern — region are hoping things are better this time around.
Once considered to be the real opening day of Tennessee’s deer season among the ranks of the average deer hunters, the regular gun season begins Saturday. Odds are more hunters will be out across the state’s 95 counties than any other day of the entire deer hunting season.
The Paris-Henry County chapter of Ducks Unlimited will have its annual membership banquet and auction on Saturday. This year’s event will be at the Henry County Fairgrounds. Hours are 6-10 p.m.
The father and son team of Tim and Kevin Miles bagged these two hefty Henry County bucks recently. At left, ole dad’s deer was a 9-pointer weighing 200 pounds and his son Kevin’s buck (right) was an 8-pointer weighing 170 pounds. Tim took his with a muzzleloader and Kevin bagged his buck wit…
During any given week, Kentucky Lake’s fishing scene will have a variety of weather. The last few weeks have had anglers watching the weekly weather forecasts pretty closely and attempting to pick a few days that were suitable.
Fishermen waved goodbye to the pumpkin month this week as October fades away on a cool note. Steady downpours and falling temperatures escorted off the calendar what had been a pretty good month for Kentucky Lake anglers.
Stable lake levels and weather patterns have helped keep Kentucky Lake’s fall fishing scene on track lately and the overall bite has been pretty good, especially for crappie anglers.
Kentucky Lake’s fishing scene had a touch of all four seasons this past week as to weather conditions. From overcoats to no coats, that’s the way the roller coaster has gone.
A nip in the air has added pep to the step of Kentucky Lake anglers this week. Long overdue has been normal autumn weather with chilly nights and mild days where light southwest winds allow a slow warmup by midday.
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