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  • Oct. 5th, 2010  |
  • By By Dave Flessner
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Chattanoogan Herman Welch enjoys visiting a particular part of “the natural Florida” in pursuit of his varied outdoor interests.

Field preparation for Tennessee’s mourning dove season has gone well. Biologists and hunters just hope early results reflect the effort.

Michigan native Dave Cameron realized the advantages and disadvantages of sea kayaks as he fished from them in the mid-1980s.

It’s hard to match hooking King salmon in Alaska, Reese Griffin believes.

Heat adjustments

Ponds, cover plants areas of concern

Farm ponds and small lakes are among areas most adversely affected by the hottest summer since 1977, biologists say.

Nearly 250,000 people annually float the Ocoee River in rafts. Some pay fees for the opportunity to cover it with a myriad of outfitters. Others kayak down the stream on their own.

Summer arrives and the thermometer rises. Fish like bass and crappie go deep, seeking cooler waters.

A memorable deer hunting experience has led to a means of controlling some of the deer's biggest environmental competitors -- non-native wild hogs that challenge them for food.

GALLATIN, Tenn. — Some pro bass anglers compete in major tournaments stretched from coast to coast. Many are affiliated with the Forrest L. Wood or Bass Anglers Sportsman Society tours, which have big entry fees and large payouts. Expenses are offset by strong sponsorships for many of the fishermen.

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