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SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…
2021 Special Report On Fishing Emphasizes Highest Overall Participation in 14 Years - Surge in female, youth, Hispanic, and African American participation supports new record
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…
They Are at It Again: Confusing and Ineffective Fuel Pump Warning Labels Do Not Help Boaters Choose Safe Fuel
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…
Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)
11/2/2020 1:00:00 PM
Sequoyah Council BSA recently held a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony for the McGlothlin Family Dining Hall at Camp Davy Crockett.
10/31/2020 8:30:00 PM
Since 2018 three fishing teams have formed in Blount County, with more than 130 middle and high school students competing this fall.
10/30/2020 7:45:49 PM
Tampa Bay Times
He owns a half-million-dollar home on Cherokee Lake, about an hour outside Knoxville. Cancer Fund's tally over the past decade: Family members nearly $5 million. Cancer patients $890,000.
10/29/2020 5:00:00 PM
Holding his ground and waiting for his opportunities, Matthew Robertson of Kuttawa, Ky., took the day-2 lead at the Cherokee Lake Bassmaster Eastern Open with a 2-day total of 28-08. After sharing a ...
10/27/2020 6:08:00 AM
The golf course was his second home and he loved the Owens family as his own. He enjoyed Cherokee Lake where he fished with his son and had cookouts at the campground with family and friends.
10/9/2020 2:10:00 PM
Hands On Thomas County (HOTC) is seeking volunteers for the 17th annual HOTC Day, which will take place on Saturday, October 17 from 9 a.m.-noon. HOTC Day is a collective day of community ...
10/1/2020 7:37:00 AM
Scott and Melynda Renner of Herndon, Virginia, are avid Boundary Waters canoers. They’ve paddled the remote wilderness more than 20 times, including several with ...
9/29/2020 4:00:00 AM
Cherokee Dam is on the Holston River in East Tennessee, 52 miles upstream from the point at which the Holston and French Broad rivers converge to form the Tennessee River.
9/27/2020 5:00:00 PM
The college freshmen finished ninth in the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Eastern Regional presented by Bass Pro Shops at Cherokee Lake, Tennessee. Last week they really clicked, claiming the ...
9/24/2020 10:22:00 AM
The annual Butterfly Festival at Cherokee Pollinator Garden, adjoining the Rose Garden at Cherokee Lake Park will be Sunday, September 27, 2 to 4 p.m. There will be a pollinator/butterfly costume ...
9/23/2020 9:56:00 PM
The annual Butterfly Festival at Cherokee Pollinator Garden, adjoining the Rose Garden at Cherokee Lake Park will be Sunday, September 20, 2 to 4 p.m. There will be a pollinator/butterfly costume ...
9/18/2020 2:10:00 PM
MOULTRIE, Ga. (WALB) - September is National Recovery Month in Georgia. In light of this, Georgia Pines Community Service Board in Thomasville will host a health and wellness event on Saturday.
9/18/2020 2:04:21 PM
Albany (GA) WALB on MSN.com
In light of this, Georgia Pines Community Service Board in Thomasville will host a health and wellness event on Saturday. Georgia Council on Substance Abuse chose the organization to host this event.
9/15/2020 5:00:00 PM
There are many lakes around the area with picnic spots and walking trails. The beautiful Cherokee Lake is only minutes away by car. You can rent a boat, take a walk in the forest, or just relax on the ...
9/15/2020 3:30:00 PM
A Hawkins County couple who allegedly dumped raw sewage from their septic service onto the property of former in-laws last year were named in sealed Hawkins County Grand jury indictments ...
9/15/2020 3:22:00 AM
Family fun is probably what comes to mind when you think of Orlando. Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World and many more attractions can be found in the greater Orlando area. A little fun in ...
9/10/2020 11:07:00 AM
Jarred’s mother, Michelle, was also diagnosed with cancer during 2018 after she fell when Jarred was competing at a College Series event at Cherokee Lake in Tennessee. In April 2019, during the ...
9/7/2020 5:18:00 PM
WATE 6 On Your Side
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — This Labor Day, the one thing pulling people away from their homes and barbecues is the shopping. Almost everywhere you look, there’s a sale, and people are taking ...
9/7/2020 1:34:00 PM
WATE 6 On Your Side
A collision on the water sent rescue crews out late Sunday night on Cherokee Lake. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency says two bass boats collided in the main ...
9/6/2020 3:30:00 PM
WATE 6 On Your Side
Watch this drone video of TN4Trump Boat Parade held Saturday afternoon on Fort Loudoun and Tellico lakes. Dozens upon dozens of boats participated in the ...
9/6/2020 11:52:00 AM
The Hawkins County Rescue Squad said the accident happened around 9:27 p.m. on Saturday near Chelaque way in Morresburg.
9/6/2020 5:14:00 AM
and TWRA were on the scene of a boat crash involving two boats on Cherokee Lake near Chelaque Way in Morresburg. It happened just before 9:30 pm on Saturday. Officials say everyone involved was ...
9/5/2020 9:00:00 PM
Dayton Daily News on MSN.com
"Bill" Age 86, passed away unexpectedly on August, 24, 2020. He was born in Cincinnati, OH, on Jan 17, 1934, the son of Otto and Marie (Dietrich) Herbort. He was preceded in death by his parents, his ...
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…
9/1/2020 6:38:00 AM
WATE 6 On Your Side
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians plans to develop a 200-acre mixed-use “experiential destination” in Sevierville, the group announced Tuesday. The 200-acre ...
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…
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