Topic: Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
Nashville, TN – The 2013 edition of Tennessee’s long-standing tradition of hand-drawn duck blind drawings will be held at the regular sites across the state on Saturday, August 3rd.
Registration will be held from 7:00am until 10:00am and the drawings will begin at 10:00am at most locations. For more information, visit the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency website, www.tnwildlife.org. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency participated in the fifth annual Operation Dry Water weekend which has been held the weekend prior to the July 4th holiday since its inception.
There was a one fatality, a boating accident in Montgomery County which claimed the life of a 21-year old Clarksville woman.
Palmyra Man Faces Vehicular Homicide Charge Following Saturday Boating Accident On the Cumberland River
Clarksville, TN – A 23-year-old Palmyra man was arrested and jailed in Clarksville charged with vehicular homicide and tampering with evidence three days after the boat he was driving on the Cumberland River in Clarksville struck and killed a 21-year-old woman.
Bond has been set at $403,000 for Douglas Jackson of Vernon Creek Road in Palmyra, a community in Montgomery County, after officers for the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency arrested him this morning. «Read the rest of this article»
TWRA reports Four Agree To Plead Guilty To Over The Fish Limit, Pay $8,400, Lose Fishing Privileges For Three Years
Nashville, TN – Four Nashville men agreed Wednesday to plead guilty to two counts of keeping fish over their daily creel limit and all must pay $2,097 in court costs, fines, and restitution for their actions last winter. They also must wait three years before they fish in Tennessee again.
The four men were originally charged with six counts of keeping creel limits of white bass over the allowed 15 per day. They agreed to plead to two counts to avoid a trial date in Cheatham County General Sessions Court in Ashland City. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) will be participating in Operation Dry Water, June 28th-30th. Operation Dry Water is a national weekend of Boating Under the Influence (BUI) education and enforcement directed toward reducing alcohol and drug-related accidents and fatalities.
Operation Dry Water is held on a weekend prior to the July 4th holiday to give BUI enforcement high visibility during the peak boating season.
Clarksville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) in partnership with the Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation, Grandpa’s, Walmart, Boyles Bait, First Baptist Church, and Yellow Creek Baptist Church worked together to give the youth of Clarksville an opportunity to enjoy a day of free fishing in Liberty Park on Saturday.
The annual Youth Fishing Rodeo is held on the second Saturday in June to coincides with Tennessee’s Free Fishing Day and 16 and under Free Fishing Week. “This is the 12th year that we’ve joined together with the Clarksville Department of Parks and Recreation, and all of our sponsors to bring the outdoors to young kids who may be fishing for the very first time,” said Montgomery County Wildlife Officer Dale Grandstaff. This year, there were 380 kids gathered around the fishing pond at Liberty Park to have a great time in the great outdoors!
Nashville, TN – Nick Luper has been named the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency 2012 Boating Officer of the Year while Tommy Stockling is honored as Part-Time Boating Officer of the Year.
The recipients of the annual awards were announced by Darren Rider, TWRA Boating and Law Enforcement Division Chief. Both officers serve in TWRA District 31, which encompasses 12 counties in northern Middle Tennessee and has popular boating and fishing destinations. The officers were presented their awards at the May meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission.
Clarksville’s Youth Fishing Rodeo will be held Saturday at the Liberty Park Pond
Nashville, TN – Tennessee’s annual Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 8th when anyone may fish free without a license in the state’s public waters.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency provides the free day in hopes of increasing interest in fishing. The day allows anyone the opportunity to try this great outdoor sport, especially children. In addition, children ages 13-15 may fish without a license beginning on Free Fishing Day through the following Friday, June 14th.
Tennessee – As you make plans for the coming weekend, consider the recreational quality and outstanding value of Tennessee State Parks. From hiking to swimming to golfing to canoeing – most activities are free and there’s something for every age and ability.
Some upcoming Tennessee State Parks events are: Astronomy Weekends, Youth Fishing Rodeo, Appalachian Heritage Fair and more.
Finding a state park in your own backyard is easy to do and you don’t have to spend a lot of gas money to get there!
Here are just a few state park events in your area. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Resources Commission set the state’s 2013-14 hunting seasons at its May 30th-31st meeting which concluded Friday at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Ray Bell Region II Building.
TWRA staff had presented the recommendations on upcoming hunting seasons at its April meeting with few changes for 2013-14. Tennessee deer hunters will again see an increased opportunities for harvest in the coming year. «Read the rest of this article»
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