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Clarksville Police Department participating in Operation Dry Water to raise awareness of dangers of boating under the influence

 

Clarksville Police Department launches awareness campaign to reach out to boaters

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department will be participating in Operation Dry Water as part of a nationally coordinated effort to raise awareness about the dangers of boating under the influence (BUI) and reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to alcohol use on our waterways.

Operation Dry Water weekend, June 27th-29th, is the national weekend of heightened enforcement of boating under the influence laws and recreational boater outreach.

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency announces Sixth Annual Operation Dry Water set for June 27th-29th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN - The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating in Operation Dry Water, June 27th-29th.

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 the weekend prior to the July 4th holiday to give BUI enforcement high visibility during the peak boating season.

TWRA to conduct 6th Annual Operation Dry Water June 27th-29th (Bill Larson Clarksville Online)

TWRA to conduct 6th Annual Operation Dry Water June 27th-29th (Bill Larson Clarksville Online)

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TWRA reports Spring Turkey Harvest passes 30,000 mark; slips slightly by 2013 Total

 

686 Turkeys Harvested in Montgomery County

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee turkey hunters passed the 30,000 harvest mark for the 12th straight year during the spring season which concluded last month.

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency reports that the 2014 harvest stands at 32,495. The harvest just slips past the 2013 total of 32,489.

Sportsmen faced inclement weather on several weekends during the season. «Read the rest of this article»

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Three Tennessee State Parks Among the Top 100 Family Friendly Fishing and Boating Destinations

 

Paris Landing, Pickwick Landing and Tims Ford Recognized by Take Me Fishing

Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – Paris Landing State Park, Pickwick Landing State Park and Tims Ford State Park were listed among the Top 100 Family Friendly Places to Boat and Fish in the U.S., according to Take Me Fishing, whose first Top 100 list was released this month. Park and recreation areas in 24 states were represented in the Top 100.

“We are thrilled to have three of our great Tennessee State Parks on the list of family-friendly boating and fishing destinations in the country,” Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill said.

Paris Landing Landing State Park. (Tennessee State Parks)

Paris Landing Landing State Park. (Tennessee State Parks)

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TWRA announces Tennessee Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 7th, 2014

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Tennessee’s annual Free Fishing Day is Saturday, June 7th 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 15 and younger may fish without a license beginning on Free Fishing Day through the following Friday (June 13th).

Two boys fishing at Liberty Park during last year's Free Fishing Day.

Two boys fishing at Liberty Park during last year’s Free Fishing Day.

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TWRA reports One Boating Related Fatality was reported over Memorial Day Holiday Weekend

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is reporting that there was one boating-related fatality reported over the 2014 Memorial Day holiday weekend.

The fatality came on Memorial Day morning. James Edward Arnett (67) of Knoxville, TN was launching his boat from a trailer when the incident occurred on Douglas Lake near Inspiration Point Campground on Muddy Creek in Jefferson County. «Read the rest of this article»

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TWRA says 2014 Boating Season kicks off Memorial Day Weekend

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – Memorial Day holiday weekend is regarded as the unofficial start to the summer boating season and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency wants to emphasize the use of life jackets while boating in a safe and responsible manner.

Annually, the Memorial Day weekend is one of the year’s busiest boating weekends. Last year over the holiday weekend, there were no boating fatalities for the third consecutive year.

Clarksville's Liberty Park boat ramp.

Clarksville’s Liberty Park boat ramp.

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Friends of Dunbar Cave’s Spring Fling event to be held May 10th, 2014

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TN – The Friends of Dunbar Cave have announced the schedule for this year’s Spring Fling event to be held (rain or shine) on May 10th, 2014.  All activities begin at the Visitor’s Center and are free of charge.  Snacks will be provided for a modest donation. Children must supervised by an adult.

Come out and enjoy a day of free, family fun.

Reptiliacs at Dunbar Cave's Spring Fling

Reptiliacs at Dunbar Cave’s Spring Fling

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TWRA announces Wounded Solder Open Bass Tournament at Kentucky Lake set for May 17th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources FoundationNashville, TN – Registration is underway for the Fifth Annual Wounded Soldier Open Bass Tournament to be held at Paris Landing on Kentucky Lake, Saturday, May 17th.

The tournament format will be a 3-fish limit with a guaranteed first prize of $2,000. «Read the rest of this article»

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TWRA’s 2014 Cheatham Wildlife Management Area Youth Hunt set for March 22nd

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and the Young Sportsman Foundation, along with the support of local state chapters of the National Wild Turkey Federation, will host a youth-only turkey hunt on Saturday, March 22nd at the Cheatham Wildlife Management Area.

The annual hunt is for youth between the ages of 6-16 will be conducted on more than 20,000 acres of prime wild turkey habitat at Cheatham WMA. «Read the rest of this article»

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