Month: September 2019

Rhea Alliance scholarship fishing tourney returns Oct. 12-13

The Rhea Alliance will be hosting its fifth annual scholarship bass tournament on Oct. 12 and Oct. 13 with $8,500 in scholarships to be awarded in the two-day tournament. The bass tournament is open to Rhea County residents who are in the sixth- through twelfth-grade on the day of the tournament. The two-day event will …

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JOHN MURRAY WINS TWO-DAY T-H MARINE FLW BASS FISHING LEAGUE EVENT ON WATTS BAR LAKE

September 16, 2019  by FLW Communications ROCKWOOD, Tenn. – Boater John Murray of Spring City, Tennessee, brought a two-day total of 10 bass to the scale weighing 28 pounds, 11 ounces, to win the two-day T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Volunteer Division super-tournament on Watts Bar Lake Sunday. Murray earned $7,334 for his efforts. “I fished in …

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Two-day T-H Marine FLW Bass fishing tournament set for Watts Bar Lake Sept. 14

Two-day T-H Marine FLW Bass fishing tournament set for Watts Bar Lake Sept. 14 The T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Volunteer Division will wrap up their tournament season for anglers with a two-day BFL Super Tournament on Watts Bar Lake, Saturday, Sept. 14 and Sunday, Sept. 15. Up to 400 boaters and co-anglers …

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Opinion: Electric barriers necessary to stop carp takeover

Opinion: Electric barriers necessary to stop carp takeover From Knoxnews.com Timothy Joseph, Ph.D., is a fishery biologist, chairman of the Watts Bar Ecology and Fishery Council, wbefc.org, and a resident of Rockwood. The optimism expressed in the article “Officials optimistic about progress in fight against Asian carp” is misplaced. The facts stated by Tennessee Wildlife …

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