Lebanon’s Dianna Montgomery has come a long way from a little girl in pigtails, tagging along at her daddy’s heels with a cane pole over her shoulder and a coffee can full of crickets in her hand.
Take a hike: Tennessee’s 56 state parks will offer free guided hikes on March 24 to “highlight the amenities and programming available during one of Tennessee’s most beautiful seasons.”
Whit Gammon of Mt. Juliet won the season’s first Cedar City Bass Anglers tournament Saturday at Center Hill Lake.
My fishing buddy and I were waiting in line to launch our boat at the Fate Sanders ramp one morning last spring when fisticuffs almost broke out between a couple of boaters in front of us.
Trout disease: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency biologists have reported an outbreak of “whirling disease” in trout in the South Holston and Watauga rivers.
License reminder: New hunting/fishing licenses are now on sale at most outdoors outlets.
Harold “Dude” Maddux makes life hard for hungry little bluegill, pesky yellow bass and other aggravating bait-stealers.
Trout, deer violations: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers issued citations for two recent significant game-law violations, one involving trout and the other deer.
Gobs of ice formed on the tips of our fishing rods as we cast and retrieved, numb fingers cranking frozen reel handles.
Catching big fish today while providing more for tomorrow is the dual goal of the Percy Priest Hybrid & Striper Club.
Deer harvest down: The state’s deer harvest for the recently completed 2017-18 season was down almost 10 percent from the previous season.
A couple of winters ago I went crappie fishing at Percy Priest Lake with Mt. Juliet’s Chuck Campbell and we caught some of the biggest slabs I’ve taken from the lake.
Boating/Fishing Expo: The annual Tennessee Boating and Fishing Expo that had been held at the State Fairgrounds in Nashville for many years has moved to the Wilson County Fairgrounds Expo Center and runs Feb. 2-4.
Many successful anglers keep their favorite honey holes, hot lures and special fish-catching techniques carefully-guarded secrets.