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Reflections on SEOPA and Beyond

17 Nov
SD Sunrise

The flatlands and potholes of South Dakota combine to create some amazing sunrises. (Photo: Richard Simms) The rain fell in buckets. Lightning flashed overhead and thunder rolled across the South Dakota cornfield. There was also thunder down under, however, as ringneck pheasants boiled out of the corn with a rush of wings and cackling roosters.…

Scenic City Fishing Awarded TripAdvisor “Certificate of Excellence”

21 May
TripAdvisor Badge of Excellence

CHATTANOOGA, TENN. – May 21, 2015 – Scenic City Fishing Charters today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. Now in its fifth year, the award celebrates excellence in hospitality and is given only to establishments that consistently achieve great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor. Certificate of Excellence winners include accommodations, eateries…

Huge Catches Highlight the Scenic City Fishing Newsletter

05 May
Bill swan 77 lb. Blue Cat

Newly-appointed Tennessee wildlife commissioner Bill Swan, pictured with his son Billy, shows off a 77 lb., 52-inch blue catfish caught April 28. CLICK HERE to watch the video of that catch. (Photo: Richard Simms) The latest edition of the “Scenic City Fishing Charters Newsletter” went out recently. The Scenic City Fishing Guides, (including owner and…

New Tennessee Record Largemouth a “Mere Formality”

18 Feb
New Tennessee Record Largemouth a "Mere Formality"

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Regional Biologist Mike Jolley says they have examined Gabe Keen’s pending record largemouth bass (15 lbs. 3 ozs.) caught on Chickamauga Lake near Chattanooga on Friday, Feb. 13. Jolley said, “All went well and I signed the certificate which will go to Nashville for the Chief of Fisheries Bobby Wilson to…