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By Nick Davis nick.davis@news-herald.net The Lenoir City High School Bass Club was busy over the weekend as teams up split to fish in two East Tennessee tournaments. Dalton Bailey and Hayden Stockett had the strongest day on the water Saturday, …

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Bryan College Wins College Classic Tournament on Watts Bar Lake KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Cole Sands and Bailey Fain got ahead of today’s unfavorable weather conditions, sacked up a five-bass limit that weighed 13 pounds, 11 ounces and won the Bassmaster College …

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Headland Alabama Wins High School Classic Tournament on Watts Bar Lake KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Mobility was the key for Gracie Herbold and Aaron Cherry of Headland Bass Team, who caught a five-bass limit that weighed 16 pounds, 9 ounces to …

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Mahaffey Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Watts Bar Lake ROCKWOOD, Tenn. (March 4, 2019) – Boater Jeffrey Mahaffey of Bristol, Tennessee, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 20 pounds, 10 ounces, to win the Bass Fishing League …

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Microplastics hit home: Tennessee River among the most plastic polluted in the world Andrew Capps, Knoxville News Sentinel Microplastics, or tiny pieces of various types of plastic less than 5 millimeters long, have long been accumulating in sources of freshwater …

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by Bob Epstein Sure, it’s winter, but Watts Bar waterway never freezes. Many residents of Crossville take advantage of this big, deep water in the shadow of the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant. The Watts Bar Lake reservoir covers 39,000 acres, …

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By Eric Fleischauer Metro Editor Jan 27, 2019 Updated Jan 27, 2019 A cubic meter of Tennessee River water contains about 17,000 tiny plastic particles, and scientists’ increasing concern about the health effects of those microplastics when ingested by humans …

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MLF Bass Pro Tour Names Dayton, Tenn., as Stage 4 TULSA, Okla. (Jan. 25, 2019) -Major League Fishing announced today that Dayton, Tennessee is the fourth destination of the 2019 MLF Bass Pro Tour schedule, with its famed big bass …

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Boy Scouts earn Badges at Camp Buck Toms on Watts Bar Lake [… Several Scouts went to Camp Buck Toms on Watts Bar Lake in July where they had the opportunity to earn several of their merit badges in camping, swimming, fire building, horseback …

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Friday, January 11, 2019 | 09:50am NASHVILLE — The 2019 Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival is set for Jan. 19-20 (Saturday-Sunday) at the Hiwassee Refuge and Birchwood Community Center. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is the primary sponsor for the 28th edition of …

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