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Summer is about to take over its official spot on the calendar. That happens Saturday, but all sorts of fish, ranging from bass to crappie, have been playing hide-and-seek with fishermen.

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Nothing says more about seasonal transition than the start of mayfly hatches across Kentucky Lake. The first one showed up late last weekend and although it wasn’t massive like those of yesteryear it still signaled the start of summer fishing patterns.

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Archery shooters from across the state and region ventured to Henry County during the Memorial Day holiday to enter competition in a state qualifier hosted by the local Lazy Day Archery Club.

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Locals refer to these unusual cool windy days we’ve been having as “blackberry winter.” Not supposed to be wearing sweatshirts and coveralls this time of year out on the lake but that’s been the attire as of late. And did I mention rain suits too?

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Paris Landing State Park boat ramp will reopen today. That’s good news to hordes of recreational boaters and anglers who have attempted to find alternate launch spots during the pandemic that shut down the area’s most popular public boat ramp and parking location.

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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…

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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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