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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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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Reel Tips-Crankbaits

From floater-diver and lipless crankbaits to jerk baits and square billed "wake" crankbaits, our resident professor of fishology Joey Monteleone covers the basics of cranking.

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Trout in Trouble?

Trout stocking in Tennessee, started to replace native fish displaced by dams, is now in jeopardy, putting the state’s trout populations in danger.

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Gun Dog Training

World-renowned dog trainer Roddy Reynolds is truly a dog whisperer, and he’s got some tips on ways YOU can do some dog whispering of your own.

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Soul Hunters

Chris Smith and his hunting partner Michael Mason spend many hours in the field videotaping turkey hunts that Chris edits and turns into DVDs to help share a message.

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Wounded Warrior Fish Tournament

These wounded veterans from Fort Campbell find comfort and solace as they enjoy a fund day on the waters of Kentucky Lake fishing in a tournament set up as a "thank you!" for their service.

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