fishing

Environment
4:18 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

KFWR Planning Chemical Fishkill at Carpenter Lake

Credit http://www.kdfwr.state.ky.us/

Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Resources officials are administering chemicals to a Daviess County lake next week to eradicate an abundance of gizzard shad.

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Society
1:00 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Boating Accident on Kentucky Lake Kills Fisherman

A fisherman was killed in a boating accident Thursday afternoon on Kentucky Lake near Marshall County. Timothy Alan Clippard, 51, of Jackson, Mo., was steering his boat under the Eggners Ferry Bridge when he struck an underwater pier structure.

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Politics
8:56 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Whitfield Says Discussions Continue on New USACE Regulations

Kentucky’s First District Congressman Ed Whitfield says the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers made no promises to change their decision to restrict access near Cumberland River dams, but they were willing to continue discussions. Whitfield and several other lawmakers met with Army Corps of Engineers officials yesterday about the planned restricted access.

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Government
4:21 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Whitfield and Local Leaders Meet With Corps to Discuss New Dam Regulations

Kentucky's 1st District Congressman Ed Whitfield and several western Kentucky judge executives are taking their complaints about changes to Army Corps of Engineers regulations to the top of the chain of command tomorrow. The corps has reinterpreted an existing rule to prohibit recreational activity, including fishing, within several hundred feet on either side of the dams on the Cumberland river.

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Environment
4:00 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

Whitfield Opposes Closing Waters Around Dams to Fishing

Kentucky First District Congressman Ed Whitfield says he’s against closing off waters close to Cumberland River dams to boaters and fisherman. Army Corp of Engineers officials say the restrictions would include closing off 400 feet of water upstream and 700 downstream from Barkley Dam.

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Environment
8:32 am
Thu December 6, 2012

TN Wildlife Resources Releases Rainbow Trout for Fishing

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is releasing more than 90,000 rainbow trout in Middle and West Tennessee. The stocking continues through March and will provide many close-to-home trout fishing opportunities for anglers.

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Society
8:10 am
Wed October 10, 2012

New Ky. License Plate Depicts World Record Fish

Kentucky has a new license plate available for sale depicting a world record smallmouth bass. People can preorder the plate commemorating David Hayes’ catch from Dale Hollow Lake in 1955. Kentucky’s Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources says Hayes caught almost 12-pound fish while trolling near a new boat ramp. The plate will cost $25 and will be available in March. Preorders are being taken until Oct. 20.

Morning Cram
10:04 am
Thu June 21, 2012

morning cram [mango pickle down river edition]

If the workers disobey or slack off, they're beaten with stingray tails, tire irons, engine belts and, in one case, a sword.

Today on NPR: Vannak Prum was forced to work on a Thai fishing boat for three years before he escaped by jumping overboard. With little oversight, rogue captains buy men like Prum from traffickers and use them to plunder the fishing grounds of surrounding nations.

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Tourism
3:41 pm
Tue May 8, 2012

TVA Opens New Recreation Area Below Kentucky Dam

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Digital Visual Library

The Tennessee Valley Authority has opened a new recreation area with a fishing pier on the west bank of the Tennessee River below Kentucky Dam. 

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FLW Fishing Report
7:18 pm
Sat April 7, 2012

FLW Fishing Report: Fishing Conditions Improve as Water Level Rises

In this week's FLW Fishing Report Scott Ellison says fishing conditions will improve as the water level rises.

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