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Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission Meeting gives update on Asian Carp, Duck Hunters Survey, Annual Awards

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAHumphreys County, TN – An update on Asian carp, results of a recent Tennessee duck hunters survey, and annual divisional awards presentations were among the business conducted at the October meeting of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission.

The one-day meeting was held Friday in the Tom and Wendy Beasley Education Center at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Buffalo Ridge Refuge. It was the TFWC’s first formal meeting at Buffalo Ridge Refuge which comprises about 2,000 acres in southern Humphreys County.

Results from Tennessee Duck Hunters Survey was presented at the TFWC meeting.

Results from Tennessee Duck Hunters Survey was presented at the TFWC meeting.

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Waterfowl Dream Hunt, Gear Featured in Tennessee Wildlife Resources Conservation Raffle

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – A four-person, two-day waterfowl hunting package at a prime West Tennessee location with Realtree Pro Tyler Jordan and Team Realtree during the 2020-21 hunting season is part outstanding packages available for a lucky winner in the 2020 Tennessee Conservation Raffle sponsored by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation.

The waterfowl hunting package is one of the seven, priceless outdoor experiences available to win this year.

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Conservation Raffle

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Conservation Raffle

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Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission elected new officers for 2016-17 during February Meeting

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission elected its new officers for 2016-17 during its one-day February meeting on Friday at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency’s Region II Ray Bell Building.

Harold Cannon (Lenoir City) will serve as the 2016-17 chairman after he was vice chairman this past year. Jamie Woodson (Lebanon) moves from serving as secretary to vice chairman. David Watson (Lookout Mountain) was elected as the TFWC’s new secretary.

Jim Bledsoe (Jamestown) holds a plaque of appreciation he received for his service as chairman of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission. Chairman Bledsoe will continue as a commission member and is pictured with the newly-elected TFWC officers for 2016-17. To Mr. Bledsoe’s left is Vice Chairman Jamie Woodson (Lebanon), and to his right are Chairman Harold Cannon (Lenoir City), and Secretary David Watson (Lookout Mountain).

Jim Bledsoe (Jamestown) holds a plaque of appreciation he received for his service as chairman of the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission. Chairman Bledsoe will continue as a commission member and is pictured with the newly-elected TFWC officers for 2016-17. To Mr. Bledsoe’s left is Vice Chairman Jamie Woodson (Lebanon), and to his right are Chairman Harold Cannon (Lenoir City), and Secretary David Watson (Lookout Mountain).

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TWRA Presents Fishing Proposals for 2014-15

 

Now Accepting Regulations Comments

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRAKnoxville, TN – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) Fisheries Division announced its proposed 2014-15 sport fish and commercial fishing regulation changes during the Tennessee Fish and Wildlife Commission’s August meeting.  TWRA Fisheries Division Chief Bobby Wilson made the proposals at the August 22nd-23rd meeting of the TFWC held in Knoxville.

The public is invited to provide comments on the 2014-15 proposals. The comment period for the commercial fishing regulations will be until September 18th. «Read the rest of this article»

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Reelfoot, Statewide Duck Hunting Seasons Start December 4th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The second segment for Tennessee’s hunting seasons for the Statewide Duck Zone and the Reelfoot Duck Zone will run December 4th and continue through January 30th, 2011. Shooting hours are one-half hour before sunrise until official sunset each day.

The Canada Goose Statewide Zone third segment will run from December 4th-January 30th, 2011. The Northwest Canada Goose Zone will have its season from December 4th-February 13th, 2011. «Read the rest of this article»

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First Segment of Statewide Duck Hunting Season November 27th-28th

 

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency - TWRANashville, TN – The first segment of Tennessee’s statewide duck season (the remainder of the state outside the Reelfoot Lake Duck Zone) will open Saturday, November 27th and runs through the following day, November 28th. The second segment will run from December 4th-January 30th, 2011.

Shooting hours are one-half hour before sunrise until official sunset each day.

The Canada Goose Statewide Zone (all counties and portions of counties not in the Northwest Canada Goose Zone) for Canada geese is November 27th-28th and December 4th-January 30th, 2011. A bag limit of two per day is permitted. «Read the rest of this article»

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Quake hits Illinois, disturbing vibrations reach south to Clarksville

 

The USGS equipment maps earthquake hazard zones on the spot.No, you’re not going crazy. There was an earthquake felt in middle Tennessee during the wee hours of the morning. An earthquake hit the Midwest today, originating 135 miles southeast of Springfield, Illinois, and merely 38 miles from Evansville, IN. At magnitude 5.4, the epicenter of the quake was 6 miles from West Salem, IL.

I was watching StarGate SG-1 when the floor shook. And it wasn’t the surround sound. I stood up as vibrations rattled the front door of the house, coming from that direction. The cats all freaked out and stared in the same unnerving direction I was staring in.

The vibrations grew, and the tremors then dissipated. By coincidence, I heard sirens going off down the road not long afterwards as I listened to the news, and checked online for any reports. Early reports to the United States Geological Survey spilled in from the IL/IN area. «Read the rest of this article»

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