Fishing & Hunting

Tennessee’s Wild Side is already preparing for the next hunt or fishing adventure and we’re taking you along. Join our award-winning writers, producers, and videographers as we open the door to unique locations, techniques and traditions across the great state of Tennessee with some very special people who embody the spirit of the Wild Side.

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Reel Tips: Basic Knots

Don’t go nuts over knots! Here are step-by-step instructions on how to tie two of the most fundamental and best performing knots there are…an improved clinch knot and a palomar knot.

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Kayak Competition

You won’t find fancy bass boats powered by big gas engines at this tournament…just intense anglers going out with environmentally friendly kayaks powered by paddles.

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Buffalo River Adventure

For those looking to get away from it all, a fishing and camping trip down the Buffalo River…118 miles to its confluence with the Duck…is the perfect place to go.

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Cold Water Cats

For those anglers willing to brave freezing temperatures on the cold waters of Chickamauga Lake, patience and persistence often pay off in trophy catfish.

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Rocky Fork Trout

Flowing through the East Tennessee mountains, the pools, eddys, boulders and rocks of Rocky Fork Creek create what many call the perfect mountain stream for trout fishing.

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