Last month Roy Denney invited me on an opening-day squirrel hunt on his Gladeville farm, but I gave him a million reasons why not.
Jana Beck brings home the bacon so husband Mickey can bring home the bass.
Friends of NRA: The Wilson County chapter of Friends of NRA last week held its annual dinner and fundraiser, generating over $19,000 to go toward firearm safety, training, and marksmanship programs.
Young Wilson County outdoorsman Hunter Larese felt he had something to prove when he went on the state’s first “velvet buck” hunt back in August.
Youth hunt: youngsters ages 10-16 who have never killed a deer can apply for a special youth hunt on Oct. 27 in Humphries County. The annual hunt is arranged by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and volunteer assistants.
Sep 25, 2018 at 8:30 AM
The Wilson County chapter of Friends of NRA’s annual banquet and fundraiser will be held Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Expo Center.
Tennessee’s first-ever “velvet” deer hunt -- for bucks whose antlers are still in the late-summer velvet stage -- is in the book, with 772 bucks killed.
With deer hunting season at hand, outdoorsmen will be trooping to hunting camps and squatting around campsites across the state, and they need to be aware of fire hazards during these hot, dry early-autumn days.
Although autumn is the most hazardous time of year for deer/auto collisions, a recent fatal encounter served as grim reminder that Middle Tennessee motorists need to be on the lookout year-round.
It might be easier to name what all Lebanon’s John Sloan HASN’T done than to list everything he’s been involved in over the years:
Gun Club benefit: The Crystal Brown Benefit trap shoot recently hosted by the Cedar City Gun Club drew over 60 shooters and raised more than $3,000 to aid the Lebanon woman’s battle with cancer.
Jerry “Tub” Thompson, famed newspaperman, TV personality and one of my favorite fishing buddies, will be posthumously inducted into the Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame August 7 in Murfreesboro.
The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has a suggestion about how to deal with the state’s exploding population of invasive Asian carp:
Garrison Keillor, in his classic “Lake Wobegon Summer of 1956,” calls it Summer Music.
Wildlife warning: This is the time of year when new-born wildlife starts to appear, and officials remind observers not to bother the young animals.