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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Caz’s First Fishing Trip

For a little boy is so sick that exposure to places or people outside his home or a hospital room puts his little life at risk, the chance to go fishing for the first time is an an amazing adventure.

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Hard Hunt, Big Harvest

Hunting elk in the rugged terrain of the North Cumberlands is a challenge for any hunter…but this hard hunt can lead to a really big harvest.

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Public Hunter Meets Private Turkey

For years Jimmy Dobes believed turkey hunting couldn’t get any better than it was on the public lands of East TN. But that was before Wild Side Guide Chris Nischan took him hunting on a private farm.

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Paddleboard Fly-Fishing

Never afraid to try something new, Wild Side Guide Chris Nischan grabbed his surf shirt and fly-rod and headed out to the Caney Fork River to try fly-fishing from a paddleboard.

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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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