Month: July 2019

Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Championship hits Lake Chickamauga this weekend

Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Championship hits Lake Chickamauga this weekend From the Herald-Tribune Aug. 27-29, the top four teams from the championship go on to the College Bracket tournament on 39,000-acre Watts Bar Lake at Spring City, Tenn. In that competition, the four teams are split and the eight anglers compete individually for a coveted …

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5 Unforgettable Hikes in the Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee

5 Unforgettable Hikes in the Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee Watts Bar Lake mention in Forbes Be Inspired by the Scenic Black Mountain Overlook Although the Black Mountain Overlook in Crossville, Tennessee, is popular, you just may feel like the first person to discover its beauty. The short loop trail that brings you to the …

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Researchers host public meeting to discuss TN RiverLine Pilot Project in Roane County

Researchers host public meeting to discuss TN RiverLine Pilot Project in Roane County From WBIR […40 miles of the Tennessee River flows through Roane County, and county leaders hope this project will help bring more people out to the water.   Researchers chose five areas out of a possible 17 to participate in this pilot …

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Invasive fish — heading here to destroy

Invasive fish — heading here to destroy By Timothy Joseph, PhDFishery Biologist The “invasive” Silver Carp (from Asia) have overrun most of the Mississippi and Ohio River watersheds. They have occupied the Tennessee River as far upstream as Wheeler Reservoir in Alabama, and may already be in Guntersville Reservoir. They are heading this way. Silver …

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Kentucky wildlife officials trying new Asian carp control

Kentucky wildlife officials trying new Asian carp control GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) – A fishing method originally developed in China will be used to remove invasive Asian carp from Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley. The “unified method” of fishing drives carp through a series of large nets into a containment area, where they can be …

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Bassmaster Magazine – Watts Bar Lake: “15th best bass lake in the Southeast Region”

The bass fishing world was buzzing in 2018 when Bassmaster Magazine declared Chickamauga Lake the second best bass fishing lake in the entire nation. However in the 2019 Bassmaster Top 100 Best Bass Lakes rankings, Bassmaster decided that the bass fishing on Chickamauga Lake either got worse or other lakes have gotten better. Chickamauga Lake has …

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