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.
Let us help you embrace your wild side!
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.
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.
Fish Tournament Preps
Veteran bass tournament angler David Gnewikow shares some tips on how to get ready to fish your next tournament.
Reel Tips: Soft Plastics
Whether it’s a tournament or just for fun, knowing as much as you can about the bait you’re using always helps.
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.
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.
Junior B.A.S.S. Tournament
Share the excitement of young anglers competing for the title of “champion” at the state Junior Bass tournament on Kentucky Lake.
A Tough Day at the Office
Whether young or old, a day outside is hard to beat….even when that day doesn’t go as planned.
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.
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.
Governors Bass Tournament
Two long-time friends in a fishing boat trying win a bass tournament can only mean one thing…a fun day on the water!
Hardin County Youth Deer Hunt
Thanks to the the hard work of some caring volunteers, more and more kids are getting a chance to not just get out and hunt…but to experience the wonder of nature.