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TWRA announces Application for Grants Directed Toward Hispanic Communities to Engage in Fishing

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is announcing it is accepting grant applications for fishing programs, activities, and classes which bring fishing programs to educate and engage Hispanic communities.

The George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar Education Fund was established in 2014 by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). With the help of generous donations by Bass Pro Shops founder and CEO Johnny Morris and other organizations, the fund has continued to grow and expand nationally.

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Tennessee Wildlife Federation, invites Youth, Parents to Learn How To Hunt This October

 

Tennessee Wildlife FederationNashville, TNTennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to conserving our state’s wildlife and natural resources, invites Tennessee families to learn how to hunt deer. Six experiences have been announced for October.

First-time or novice deer hunters—or those interested in future experiences around turkey, dove, or fish—can sign up at tnwf.org/interest.

The Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy program provides engaging, hands-on instruction in the art of being an outdoorsman through multi-day, immersive experiences. 

Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy program hosting deer hunting experiences for beginners

Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy program hosting deer hunting experiences for beginners

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TWRA asks Public to Submit Fishing Questions for Upcoming July Online Public Meetings

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) will host three Facebook Live events in July to talk with anglers and get feedback about fishing in Tennessee. The three events will be generally focused on east, middle, and west regions of the state and general comments or questions will be taken prior or during any meeting. 

TWRA welcomes the public to provide any comments or questions in advance of the events to , or on Facebook or Instagram via direct message prior to and during the events.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) will hold three Facebook Live events to answer questions and to get feedback on fishing in July.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) will hold three Facebook Live events to answer questions and to get feedback on fishing in July.

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TWRA Announces Application for Grants Directed Toward Hispanic Communities to Engage in Fishing

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is announcing it is accepting grant applications for fishing programs, activities, and classes which bring fishing programs to educate and engage Hispanic communities.

The George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar Education Fund was established in 2014 by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). With the help of generous donations by Bass Pro Shops founder and CEO Johnny Morris and other organizations, the fund has continued to grow and expand nationally.

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My Two Cents: Cowboy

 

My Two-Cents with Hank BonecutterClarksville, TN – Parents want their children to be healthy and productive in life.  To give their kids every opportunity to excel.  Whether it’s in sports or academics. 

I’ve seen a lot of young people in Clarksville use sports as a vehicle to advance their education.  Baseball, football, soccer, tennis and golf are typically the activities you see kids participating in.  But, rodeo?

Eli Bock JR High Nationals Chute Dogging. (James Bock)

Eli Bock JR High Nationals Chute Dogging. (James Bock)

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TWRA, Clarksville Parks and Recreation annual Youth Fishing Rodeo set for June 8th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAClarksville, TN – The  Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has announced that the 2019 Free Fishing Day in Tennessee when anyone may fish free without a license in Tennessee’s public waters is this Saturday, June 8th.

TWRA and Clarksville Parks and Recreation will be holding their annual Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park’s pond on Saturday, June 8th, 2019 from 7:00am to 9:30am.

Over 300 participants are expected. The age limit for the event is 0 to 16 years of age.

More than 200 kids took park in last year's TWRA Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park.

More than 200 kids took park in last year’s TWRA Youth Fishing Rodeo at Liberty Park.

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Clarksville Police Union held “Cops and Bobbers”, Saturday

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – The annual “Cops and Bobbers” sponsored by the Clarksville Police Union #18 was held on Saturday, May 18th, 2019. The weather was perfect for the event.

There were approximately 50 children who came out and enjoyed an opportunity to fish in the Liberty Park pond. Each of the children were given a fishing pole, tackle, and bait to try out their fishing skills.

Kids had a great time at Saturday's "Cops and Bobbers" event. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

Kids had a great time at Saturday’s “Cops and Bobbers” event. (Jim Knoll, CPD)

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101st Airborne Division: Pfc. Ryan Carpenter

 

40th Public Affairs Detachment, 101st Airborne Division

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – On this week’s edition of Meet your Army, the 40th PAD shines a light on:

Pfc. Ryan Carpenter, 24, grew up in Harrodsburg, KY, and followed his older brother’s footsteps into the Army, after trying college for a few years.

He majored in business administration at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.

“I started out studying business, and I don’t know what made me choose that,” Carpenter said. “It was not my cup of tea.”

Once he realized that college was not for him, Carpenter said he talked it over with his wife and they began to see the Army as a realistic career move.

Pfc. Ryan Carpenter. (Pfc. Lynnwood Thomas, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

Pfc. Ryan Carpenter. (Pfc. Lynnwood Thomas, 40th Public Affairs Detachment)

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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave, a Natural Treasure

 

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Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Dunbar Cave State Park will intrigue nature lovers, history buffs, spelunkers and budding archeologists. This 144-acre park in Clarksville is situated around Dunbar Cave which has the distinction of being the 280th largest cave complex in the world, stretching 8.5 miles toward the center of the earth.

The entrance to Dunbar Cave was inhabited by local prehistoric peoples for thousands of years before settlers arrived.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

Entrance to Dunbar Cave.

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Kids catch interest in outdoors, environment at Cheatham Lake Annual Fishing Rodeo

 

Written by Trey Church
Cheatham Lake Conservation Biologist

U.S. Army Corps of EngineersAshland City, TN – Kids caught fish and an interest in the outdoors and environment during the Cheatham Lake Annual Fishing Rodeo.

“The Fishing Rodeo brought about many smiles, healthy competition, education, and memories to last a lifetime,” said Amy Hill, an event participant.

Every child (up to age 15) who signed up for the event received a prize ranging from fishing rods, archery sets, sporting equipment, local gift cards, and tackle boxes. Every participant was also treated to lunch from event sponsors.

This boy and father celebrate catching a fish during the Cheatham Lake Annual Fishing Rodeo in Ashland City, Tennessee, June 16th, 2018. (Trey Church, USACE)

This boy and father celebrate catching a fish during the Cheatham Lake Annual Fishing Rodeo in Ashland City, Tennessee, June 16th, 2018. (Trey Church, USACE)

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