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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.

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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.

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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.

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Coyote hunters around the region are gearing up for Saturday’s annual Big Dog Predator Hunt here in Henry County. 

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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