A recent TV commercial portrayed a young couple on a camping trip who can’t fall asleep because it’s too quiet.
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.
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.
Hunting and fishing licenses expire Feb. 28, except for holders of Lifetime Licenses who never need to bother with renewals.
License reminder: New hunting/fishing licenses are now on sale at most outdoors outlets.
Grandma Harriet called them wild winter crocuses, and even if that’s not their proper botanical name, it fits.
Trout, deer violations: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency officers issued citations for two recent significant game-law violations, one involving trout and the other deer.
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.
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.
Many successful anglers keep their favorite honey holes, hot lures and special fish-catching techniques carefully-guarded secrets.