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Focus remains on Kentucky, Tennessee in fight against Asian carp [photos, video]

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

Bryan College anglers in good position for national tournament

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

TVA lakes named some of best in the Southeast

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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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

Tenn. Senator Studies New Law to Manage Aquatic Vegetation on Area Lakes

By Richard Simms -November 27, 2018 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Most fishermen just call it “grass.” Others refer to it as “milfoil” (although that is just one species of many). Scientific types called it “aquatic vegetation,” while most dock owners refer

Tennessee River has shocking amount of microplastics, scientists warn

The Tennessee River has an alarming amount of microplastics that could threaten the health of species in the world’s most aquatically biodiverse freshwater ecosystem, scientists warn. Results of the most comprehensive study on surface pollutants in the Tennessee River’s history

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Henley Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Watts Bar Lake

From: Bass Resource.com ROCKWOOD, Tenn. (Sept. 17, 2018) – Boater Chase Henley of Kingston, Tennessee, won the Bass Fishing League (BFL) Volunteer Division tournament on Watts Bar Lake Sunday with a two-day cumulative catch of 10 bass weighing 32 pounds,

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Notice to Navigation Interest: LRN 18-39 (9058) TVA Field Study at Watts Bar Fossil Mooring Cells TRM 529.2

Notice to Navigation Interest: LRN 18-39 (9058) TVA Field Study at Watts Bar Fossil Mooring Cells TRM 529.2 Please see attached Notice to Navigation concerning TVA conducting a field study at the Watts Bar Fossil Plant mooring cells located at

NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS

NOTICE TO NAVIGATION INTERESTS INTERMITTENT LOCK DELAYS

The Silver Carp Threat

The Silver Carp Threat by Timothy Joseph, PhD. Chairman — Watts Bar Ecology & Fishery Council HISTORY In the 1970’s nearsighted state biologists, natural resource managers, sewage treatment facility operators, and others made appalling errors in judgement by thinking introducing

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