Watts Bar Lake Association

Author: Andy

All: The attached depressing press release shows the Silver Carp are now in Chickamauga. This is devastating news. Two years ago, when I was told by TWRA there was no evidence of Silver Carp presence in Guntersville, I replied that …

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by Reed John The Rhea County Commission approved a resolution on Tuesday, asking that the state government take further measurers to stop an invasive species of fish — Asian carp — that could destroy local ecosystems and in turn hamper …

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Commissioners also took a stand against invasive Asian carp by passing a resolution supporting efforts by the Tennessee legislature, Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Tennessee Valley Authority to control and prevent the fish. “… …

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RSVP for the Next Asian Carp Grassroots Action Call Thursday, October 31 at 1 p.m. CT / 2 p.m. ET   If you’d like to join us , please take a minute to RSVP by October 25 (and ask questions …

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Contact Lists for Government and Media Thanks to the WBEFC (Watts Bar Ecology and Fishery Council). They have provided our citizens and communities with three handy government and media contact lists which can be easily viewed and printed at the …

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Age-old wisdom claims it takes a village to raise a child. As it turns out, the same could be said of the effort to rescue a river giant. Despite being one of the largest fish in the Tennessee River and …

Tennessee Aquarium, partners have now released more than 250,000 Lake Sturgeon into wild Read More »

Kingston tackles the Silver Carp Issue by Hugh Willett The Kingston City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed a resolution in support of efforts to stop the migration of Silver Carp toward Watts Bar Lake. “This is something simple that we …

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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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Lenoir City High School’s Marshall Smith, left, and Avery Johnson hold up their fish Saturday after placing 10th in the Tennessee Bass Nation Southeast Region tournament on Watts Bar Lake.

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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