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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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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 …

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

From Times Free Press The fish are Asian carp, an invasive species whose growing population has migrated from the Ohio River into the Tennessee River, threatening the region’s renowned biodiversity, commercial fishing industry and posing a health risk to recreational …

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Bryan College anglers in good position for national tournament Bryan College expects to do well the next few days in the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Championship — for three big reasons: (1) The Dayton school has an impressive short history …

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TVA lakes named some of best in the Southeast For The News Courier Jul 11, 2019 Clean water, careful management, aquatic plants and southern hospitality create the perfect recipe to make Tennessee Valley lakes some of the best bass fisheries …

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