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Cove Lake State Park
to host TWRA program

On Thursday, Nov. 4, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will host a public meeting at the Cove Lake State Park Pavilion in Caryville. The purpose of this program is to present information about some of the management programs in Anderson, Campbell and Scott counties.
The program will begin at 7 p.m. Topics and presenters are as follows: North Cumberland Wildlife Management Area – Stan Stooksbury, Off Road Riding/ATV Use – Rusty Dunn, Tennessee Elk Herd – Steve Bennett, Musky Management – Jim Negus, and Clinch River Trout Management – Jim Habera.
The public is encouraged to attend this meeting and learn more about some of the agency’s programs that affect the many outdoor users who live in or visit this area of the state.

Youth outdoor clinic
planned for Knoxville

A Fall Youth Field Day will be held on Saturday, Oct. 23 at the John Sevier Hunter Education Center in Knoxville.
The daylong activity will begin at 9 a.m. and is planned for youth ages 10 through 16 who have always wanted to learn some outdoor skills or even have the desire to develop their outdoor skills further.This fun filled instructional event is free of charge and will be hosted by the Volunteer Rifle and Pistol Club, Smoky Mountain Archers, Quail Unlimited and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.
Topics to be presented include: shotguns, rifles, archery, hunting and/or fishing, and wildlife management and conservation.
Space is limited, and pre-registration is required. Young people who are interested in attending the clinic must send name, address, age, date of birth and phone number to: John Sevier Education Center, 2327 Rifle Range Rd., Knoxville, TN 37918-3705. Lunch will be provided.
For more information, call 865-594-6279.