Month: September 2019

Letter from WBEFC – Silver Carp Migration All: Please see the Senator-STRAWMAN LETTER and information from the TWF. $25 million has be allocated to the silver carp problem, but it is clear from what I heard on the TWF Conference …

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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 …

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The Lenoir City High School Bass Club kicked off the 2019-20 fishing season with a bang Saturday when three duos finished in the top 20 in the Tennessee Bass Nation Southeast Region tournament on Watts Bar Lake. “It went pretty …

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Loudon County Visitors Bureau and River Sports Outfitters are teaming up to hold a county-wide paddle Sept. 29 that will allow participants to explore Loudon County down the Tennessee River. The idea sprung up last summer when RSO opened a …

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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 …

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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 …

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WBLA Annual Fall Meeting 2019 Watts Bar Lake Association – Annual Meeting (9/28/2019) – The WBLA will meet on Saturday, Sept. 28th, at the Spring City United Methodist Family Life Center building, beginning at 6:00PM. Please arrive earlier to verify …

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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 …

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All week long, Cody Huff was the most impressive angler in the Bassmaster College Classic Bracket, and the Bethel University angler concluded his championship run through the tournament at Watts Bar Lake on Thursday. Huff, a 22-year old senior from …

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