Georgia lawmakers are considering making baiting deer legal state-wide (it is already legal in the southern part of the state) as debate continues about a similar move in Tennessee.
A recent TV commercial portrayed a young couple on a camping trip who can’t fall asleep because it’s too quiet.
Fur sale: Although prices fluctuated greatly, trappers were generally pleased with the results of the recent annual fur sale in Crossville.
Lebanon’s Clarence Dies was among the instructors at last week’s trapping camp at Buffalo Ridge in Humphries County, and came away encouraged about the future of the centuries-old profession.
In the old days deer hunters would sit around the campfire at night, swapping stories and re-living their hunts.
Hunting and fishing licenses expire Feb. 28, except for holders of Lifetime Licenses who never need to bother with renewals.
Some of the most treasured deer antlers Garrett Tucker has collected over the years were gained without firing a shot.
Trapping camp: Lebanon’s Clarence Dies will be among the instructors at the Feb. 23-25 trapping camp at the Buffalo Ridge Refuge in Humphreys County.
There are 23 fewer coyotes and six less bobcats on the prowl in and around Wilson County after the second annual CamoBoy Outdoors Predator Hunt held earlier this month.
Deer harvest down: The state’s deer harvest for the recently completed 2017-18 season was down almost 10 percent from the previous season.
It was a frigid four degrees when the Wilson County Squirrel Hunt kicked off Jan. 4 in icy woodlands throughout the area, but despite the numb noses several squirrels were treed.
Big bass: A monster largemouth bass caught Dec. 30 in Chickamauga Lake just missed the state record by 11 ounces.
Lebanon’s Clarence Dies might have been born a century or two too late.
Awhile back I saw a story on TV about a terrified suburban housewife who called the police when she found a possum in her garage.
Deer finale: A special antlerless deer season, limited to private land, runs Jan. 8-12 in Unit L, which encompasses most of Middle and West Tennessee.