Category Archive: Outdoors

Outdoors

TWRA Region 3 Fishing Report: Nickajack and Chickamauga Lakes

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) has issued the Region 3 Fishing Report for our area lakes this week… Nickajack Reservoir: Reservoir Conditions: Mean elevation: 633.5 feet. Current elevation: 633.5 feet. The water surface temperature is 49 degrees. Largemouth Bass: Some lower reservoir fish are being caught while casting the “Rig” and jerkbait in the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://marioncountymessenger.com/2017/02/twra-region-3-fishing-report-nickajack-and-chickamauga-lakes/

Little Owl Festival 2017 at Audubon Acres

The Chattanooga Audubon Society invites you to enjoy the sixth annual Little Owl Music Festival, Saturday, May 13, 2017, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm, at the Audubon Acres sanctuary. Admission is $7.00 per person or $15 per carload.. .Join them for a fun-filled day of music, art, and nature. Michael Gray returns as Stage Producer …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://marioncountymessenger.com/2017/02/little-owl-festival-2017-at-audubon-acres/

11th Annual Youth Quail Hunt Scheduled For March

The Knoxville Quail Forever Chapter along with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) will once again sponsor a quail hunt at the McGhee-Carson Unit of the Tellico Lake Wildlife Management Area on March 4, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST. This hunt is for young sportsmen ages 10 to 16 that have passed a Hunter Safety Class. …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://marioncountymessenger.com/2017/02/11th-annual-youth-quail-hunt-scheduled-for-march/

TWRA to host special hunts for kids

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency often hosts special hunting opportunities exclusively for youngsters. Two such hunts are coming soon, but preregistration is required. The Seventh Annual Daniel Greer Memorial Youth Waterfowl Hunt will be held Saturday, Feb. 11 at Cheatham Lake Wildlife Management Area. The event is held in honor of U.S. Marine Corporal Daniel …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://marioncountymessenger.com/2017/01/twra-to-host-special-hunts-for-kids/

Kick off 2017 with free hikes at Tennessee State Parks

Tennessee State Parks will sponsor free, guided hikes at 55 parks beginning on Dec. 31, and going throughout the day on Jan. 1st. “Our First Day Hikes are our most popular annual guided event statewide,” said Deputy Commissioner for Parks and Conservation Brock Hill. “It’s a great way to start your New Year’s resolutions off right and …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://marioncountymessenger.com/2016/12/kick-off-2017-with-free-hikes-at-tennessee-state-parks/

Grundy man dies while hunting

Authorities in Grundy County have confirmed that a man died there Saturday while hunting. Sheriff Clint Shrum says that the body was found in the Clouse Hill area of Grundy County located between Monteagle and Tracy City around 12:55pm CST. The body was identified as Michael Nunley, known as “Moty” by friends and family. The …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://marioncountymessenger.com/2016/12/grundy-man-dies-while-hunting/

Rabies prevention program for raccoons begins today

In an effort to prevent the spread of rabies across the state, an annual baiting program to help prevent rabies in raccoons begins Monday in Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Health is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the project. Oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons will be distributed along Tennessee’s borders with …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://marioncountymessenger.com/2016/09/rabies-prevention-program-for-raccoons-begins-today/

Free hunting day in TN this Saturday

Saturday marks the opening of Squirrel Season for Tennessee hunters and it’s also the day that Tennessee residents can hunt without a license in the state. Free Hunting Day is an annual event provided by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency to increase interest in hunting. In a news release from the agency, it says Tennessee …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://marioncountymessenger.com/2016/08/free-hunting-day-in-tn-this-saturday/

Kimball and other TN cities receiving parks and rec grants

It was announced on Monday at a press briefing with Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam that dozens of communities across the state would be receiving part of a parks and recreation grant totalling more than $17 million dollars. The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is awarding $15.8 million in Local Park and Recreation grants to …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://marioncountymessenger.com/2016/08/kimball-and-other-tn-cities-receiving-parks-and-rec-grants/

» Newer posts