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Senator Bill Powers calls for Aggressive Action to address Asion Carp Invasion in Tennessee Waterways

 

State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee Senator Bill Powers (R-Clarksville) is pushing passage of a resolution calling for the Tennessee Valley Authority, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, and other federal authorities to join Tennessee in “aggressively addressing the Asian carp invasion in Tennessee waterways.”

Senate Joint Resolution 723, co-sponsored by Powers, recognizes the urgency of the infiltration of the invasive fish into Tennessee’s rivers and lakes, the negative effects on the state’s ecosystem, and the disastrous economic consequences to the state if the problem accelerates further.

District 22 Tennessee State Senator Bill Powers.

District 22 Tennessee State Senator Bill Powers.

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APSU Governors Bass Tournament begins in a few weeks

 

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APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – On Saturday, May 13th, 2017 the 24th annual APSU Governors Bass Tournament will be held at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing (Tennessee) State Park. Last season’s tourney drew nearly 200 boats.

More than $12,000 dollars in prize money will be awarded. Previously, the Top 25 places earned cash prizes but now only the Top 10 places will gain monetary awards, meaning greater cash payouts, respectively, for those positions.

Husband/wife team of Frank and Connie Fisher from Clarksville came in First Place at the21st Annual APSU Governors Bass Tournament.

Husband/wife team of Frank and Connie Fisher from Clarksville came in First Place at the21st Annual APSU Governors Bass Tournament.

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Austin Peay State University announces APSU Bass Tournament set for May 13th

 

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APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University announces that the 24th annual APSU Governors Bass Tournament will be held Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing (Tennessee) State Park. Last season’s tourney drew nearly 200 boats.

More than $12,000 dollars in prize money will be awarded. Previously, the Top 25 places earned cash prizes but now only the Top 10 places will gain monetary awards, meaning greater cash payouts, respectively, for those positions.

Husband/wife team of Frank and Connie Fisher from Clarksville came in First Place at the21st Annual APSU Governors Bass Tournament.

Husband/wife team of Frank and Connie Fisher from Clarksville came in First Place at the21st Annual APSU Governors Bass Tournament.

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APSU’s 21st Annual Governors Bass Tournament set for this Saturday, May 16th

 

APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – The 21st annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament will be held 6:00am, Saturday, at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing, Tennessee, State Park.

Twelve thousand dollars in prize money will be awarded with a guaranteed first-place prize of $5,000. Second-place is guaranteed $1,500. Third and fourth-place will receive $1,000 and $600.00, respectively. The top 25 places will receive prizes.

Boats heading out at the start of last years Governors Bass Tournament.

Boats heading out at the start of last years Governors Bass Tournament.

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Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament to be held May 16th

 

APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – As final remnants of last week’s snow and ice storm quickly melt away and temperatures rise into the 60s, it is a reminder the 21st annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament is just around the corner.

This year’s edition will be held Saturday, May 16th, at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing, Tennessee, State Park. Last season’s tourney drew 227 boats.

Boats heading out at the start of last years Governors Bass Tournament.

Boats heading out at the start of last years Governors Bass Tournament.

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APSU’s 21st Annual Governors Bass Tournament set for May 16th

 

APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – As final remnants of last week’s snow and ice storm quickly melt away and temperatures rise into the 60s, it is a reminder the 21st annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament is just around the corner.

This year’s edition will be held Saturday, May 16th, at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing, Tennessee, State Park. Last season’s tourney drew 227 boats.

Boats heading out at the start of last years Governors Bass Tournament.

Boats heading out at the start of last years Governors Bass Tournament.

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Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency confirms New Largemouth Bass Fishing Record

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has confirmed that a new state record for a largemouth bass has been established, breaking the previous mark which was set more than 60 years ago.

The new state record fish weighs in at 15 pounds, 3 ounces. Friday, February 13th proved to be a very lucky and history-making day for angler and new record holder Gabe Keen who made the catch on Chickamauga Reservoir.

Gabe Keen holds his new state record bass caught on Chickamauga Lake on February 13th. The record fish broke the previous mark which stood for more than 60 years. (Richard Simms, Scenic City Fishing Charters)

Gabe Keen holds his new state record bass caught on Chickamauga Lake on February 13th. The record fish broke the previous mark which stood for more than 60 years. (Richard Simms, Scenic City Fishing Charters)

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Tennessee B.A.S.S Nation State Championship being held in Clarksville May 15th-16th

 

Tennessee B.A.S.S NationClarksville, TN – The bass fishers are back in Clarksville! The Tennessee B.A.S.S Nation will be hosting their 2014 State Championship at the Clarksville Marina at Liberty Park on May 15th-16th.

This year’s tournament will see over 120 anglers from all over the state of Tennessee. Teams will begin fishing on May 15th, with weigh-ins taking place at 3:00pm at the Wilma Rudolph Event Center on both Thursday, May 15th and Friday, May 16th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament to be held Saturday, May 10th

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – The 20th annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament is just a week away.

This year’s edition, which will be held Saturday, May 10th, at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing, Tennessee, State Park, promises to be more accessible for entrants and families alike.

Last May entrants were forced to use the back entrance because of flooding. Despite that obstacle, the tourney drew 282 boats — 14 more than in 2012.

Boats heading out at the start of last years Governors Bass Tournament.

Boats heading out at the start of last years Governors Bass Tournament.

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APSU to hold 20th Annual Governors Bass Tournament May 10th at Paris Landing

 

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APSU Governors Bass TournamentClarksville, TN – The 20th annual Austin Peay State University Governors Bass Tournament is just five weeks away.

This year’s edition will be held Saturday, May 10th, at Kentucky Lake, with registration and boat launching from Paris Landing, Tenn., State Park. Last season’s tourney drew 282 boats—14 more than in 2012, despite entrants being forced to utilize the back entrance because of flooding.

Austin Peay Governors Bass Tournament

Austin Peay Governors Bass Tournament

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