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2nd Annual Tailwater Roundup

2nd Annual Tailwater Roundup March 16-18, 2018 The Roundup starts off on Friday night, March 16th, with the Fly Fishing Film Tour held at the Holston River Brewing Company (2623 Volunteer Pkwy, Bristol, TN 37620).  Doors open at 4pm — shows start at 6pm. All proceeds from ticket sales go towards river cleanup efforts, any remaining… Continue Reading »

Fly Fishing Seminar

Learn to cast a fly rod and be eligible to win an Orvis fly fishing outfit (rod, reel and line).Instruction provided by Orvis professional Jake Mullins and Trout Unlimited members with over 50 years of experience.                                    $25 at the door (Cash only)      Please call 423-552-4311 Cherokee Chapter of Trout Unlimited to register prior… Continue Reading »

South Holston Dam Maintenance Scheduled

Major Update to South Holston River Dam Turbine Scheduled A major update to the South Holston River Dam turbine is scheduled from July 10, 2017 through March 16, 2018, according to James Everett, P.E., RFC Ops Support for TVA River Management. The current turbine is 67 years old and the original to the dam.  TVA… Continue Reading »

Paint Creek is a prime destination for local outdoor enthusiasts. But seldom do they get to explore the watershed like seven kids from the Boys & Girls Club of Greeneville and Greene County did Tuesday. Thanks to a unique opportunity provided by Mahoney’s Outfitters, the USDA Forest Service and the Cherokee Chapter of Trout Unlimited… Continue Reading »

Funding Solution of Hatcheries has been Announced!

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The following press release was announced at the Erin National Fish Hatchery in Erwin Tennessee on Monday May 11, 2015. » Link to Press Release From Right: Ed Carter, Exec Director of TWRA; Bill Johnson, Pres/CEO of TVA (in Cherokee Chapter TU hat); Senator Lamar Alexander, R-TN; Mike Octker, SE Regional Director of US Fish and… Continue Reading »

New Summer Snorkeling Program!

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  Learn More » A Deeper Creek – The Watchable Waters of Appalachia  Dear Fish Watcher, Thank you reserving a trip with the Cherokee National Forest Freshwater Snorkeling Program. We cannot wait to introduce you and your group to the wonders found in our local stream. Be prepared to be amazed by the biodiversity that a… Continue Reading »

TWRA Proposes Changes to License Fee Structure

Monday, December 15, 2014 | 01:19 pm   Only the Second Increase Sought in 25 Years; New User Groups Asked to Contribute  NASHVILLE — For only the second time in 25 years, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) is seeking to adjust the way hunting and fishing licenses and fees are structured in order to… Continue Reading »

Sawmill Branch – Daylighting Project

The temperature was not quite 50 degrees Saturday morning April 5, 2014, but the air was calm and the sun was shining during our daylighting project on Sawmill Branch in the Cherokee National Forest.  At 9:30 that morning, twelve Cherokee Chapter TU members met with three US Forest Service staff to remove vegetation and low… Continue Reading »

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