Reelfoot Lake News

3/19/2018 3:34:00 PM
(click for more) Tour waterfalls, hikeamong the wildflowers,canoe on Reelfoot Lake, unwind with yoga and wine, discover your roots with genealogy workshops and wear green for unique St. Patrick’s Day celebrations ... (click for more)

2/26/2018 7:17:35 PM
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2/19/2018 6:40:00 AM
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2/7/2018 10:44:00 PM
In Tennessee, fifteen miles south of New Madrid, the uplited ground dammed streams and formed Reelfoot Lake. Steamboats arriving on the river once the shaking subsided found thousands of felled trees floating in the water and countless acres of eastern ...

2/6/2018 4:00:00 PM
The Jackson Sun
Crowds of people were seen pointing their phones and cameras to the sky, trying to get a snapshot of our nation’s bird Saturday at Reelfoot Lake State Park. In honor of the park’s 14th annual Eagle Festival there were Bald Eagle sighting tours and ...

2/1/2018 2:08:00 PM
NWTN Today
SHOWING OFF — Members of the team that helped make the new cabins at Reelfoot Lake State Park, including (from left) Christina Treglia, regional director of external affairs of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation; Sammy West ...

1/31/2018 3:46:00 PM
TIPTONVILLE, Tenn. — In an exciting announcement from Reelfoot Lake State Park, officials recently held a ribbon cutting to unveil seven new visitor cabins. The new cabins are made with concrete logs that provide passive heating and cooling year-round.

1/31/2018 7:17:00 AM
Lebanon Democrat
Fishing buddy Bob Sherborne and I went to Reelfoot Lake one winter to fish for crappie. We had heard that during cold weather the fish congregate in the few deep holes in the relatively-shallow lake. The crappie were congregated all right –along with the ...

1/24/2018 6:53:00 AM
Lebanon Democrat
Information on times, tickets and events is posted on Eagle tour: The Reelfoot Lake Eagle Festival is set for Feb. 2-4. Visitors can take guided tours to view and photograph the lake’s resident bald eagles, and also enjoy a wide range of ...

1/20/2018 10:11:00 PM
Kokomo Tribune
“I really love fishing for northern pike,” he mentioned. Although he relishes taking to local waters with rod and reel, he is fortunate owning a home on Tennessee’s fabled Reelfoot Lake, where many crappies and bluegills have succumbed to his lure

1/18/2018 6:05:00 AM
Tour waterfalls, hikeamong the wildflowers,canoe on Reelfoot Lake, unwind with yoga and wine, discover your roots with genealogy workshops and wear green for unique St. Patrick’s Day celebrations across the state. Here’s what’s going on this week in ...

1/17/2018 11:36:00 AM
NWTN Today
FEEDING TIME — Reelfoot Lake State Park seasonal ranger Brandon Weber of Tiptonville, a student at the University of Tennessee at Martin, worked with a Great Horned Owl named Cypress last week inside Ellington Hall at the Reelfoot Lake State Park ...

1/12/2018 12:27:00 AM
The Paris Post-Intelligencer
From Reelfoot Lake to Kentucky Lake and all areas in between, it has been a mean month at times. Most of December was warm, but January has been a doozy! There were some horror stories about waterfowlers staying up all night during the duck season recently ...

1/11/2018 11:16:00 PM
The Tennessean
If you want to see majestic eagles in their natural habitat, head for Reelfoot Lake State Park in the next few weeks for one the eagle tours, or for the free 14th annual Reelfoot Lake Eagle Festival, which is set for Feb. 2-4. The northwest Tennessee ...

1/11/2018 11:19:00 AM
The Jackson Sun
It’s not often people can walk on a frozen lake in West Tennessee. But Reelfoot Lake was a hot attraction during last week's deep freeze for West Tennesseans looking for something different to do. And Mike Sellers and his family weren’t the only ones.

1/10/2018 8:55:00 PM
The Herald Bulletin
Contact Rich Creason at 215-3478. Other trips include fishing with crappie pro James Laswell, a three-day stay at Stone Lodge Cabin, Tenn., Reelfoot Lake, Timber’s Resort, Michigan (fishing) and angling from Sportsman’s Lodge, Minn.

1/8/2018 8:45:00 PM
WPSD Local 6
REELFOOT LAKE, TN- A local lake has become a beautiful winter scene frozen by wind and frigid temperatures. We shared video of Reelfoot Lake back in December, and many of you have since sent us your photos from the lake. Have you taken pictures there?

12/29/2017 2:05:00 PM
WPSD Local 6
REELFOOT LAKE, TN- While the wind and freezing temperatures force most of us to stay indoors, it has created a winter wonderland out at one local lake. The winter weather made a unique landscape at Reelfoot Lake. The wind catches water from the lake then ...

12/24/2017 9:09:12 PM
The Weather Channel
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12/22/2017 1:02:00 AM
The Paris Post-Intelligencer
Most other areas have struggled since season opened. Reelfoot Lake has also had tough times for most of the blinds. A few exceptions have been reported on the north end of the lake and in some lucrative private spots around the parameter, but the average ...

12/16/2017 9:16:00 PM
WPSD Local 6
The lucky family won a gift package that included lifetime memberships for the three of them, $200 cash, an overnight stay including dinner at Bluebank Resort on Reelfoot Lake, dinner for two from Sassafraz Restaurant in Union City, a bottle of wine from ...

12/8/2017 1:03:00 AM
The Paris Post-Intelligencer
All the ingredients in a duck hunter’s hunting recipe were there. Sometimes, the ducks don’t play by the rules! Nearby Reelfoot Lake hunters were getting some shooting, but like us, they were somewhat surprised at the lack of activity on such a great day.

12/6/2017 10:45:00 PM
The Paducah Sun
HORNBEAK, Tenn. -- Blue Bank Resort is hosting its annual Christmas Winter Wonderland at Reelfoot Lake in Northwest Tennessee. The butterfly garden and walking trail has been transformed into a Christmas-inspired walkway with over 200,000 lights and ...

News Tribune
My grandfather was born and raised in the tiny town of Nauvoo, near Reelfoot Lake in northwest Tennessee. Like many southern families of the 1920s, the Hendren clan was large and close-knit. So large in fact, grandpa was actually six years older than his ...

12/1/2017 9:36:00 PM
Daily Journal
My grandfather was born and raised in the tiny town of Nauvoo, near Reelfoot Lake in northwest Tennessee. Like many southern families of the 1920s, the Hendren clan was large and close-knit. So large, in fact, that Grandpa was actually six years older than ...

11/23/2017 9:07:00 PM
During hunting season, I used to keep an apartment on Tennessee's Reelfoot Lake. The mallards that hung around a nearby boat dock were what I'd call semi-wild, but I would sit and listen to them for hours. They made many different calls—long and short ...

11/22/2017 2:07:00 PM
High-quality hunting and accommodations are available to meet any budget. Here are a few of our favorites. Reelfoot Lake, a natural depression formed by an earthquake in 1811-12, is one of America’s most renowned duck hunting destinations. It offers a ...

11/22/2017 11:20:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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11/21/2017 12:17:00 AM
For example, several years ago I was bluegill fishing in early June on northwest Tennessee's Reelfoot Lake. The water level was high after a heavy rain. A friend who had spent his life guiding on the lake told me about a hole back in the timber that was ...

11/20/2017 8:20:00 AM
A few decades later, another early master, Victor Glodo, developed a more effective design, which he put to good use as a market hunter on Tennessee's Reelfoot Lake. Over time, many individuals experimented with and improved upon these early prototypes.

National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/14/2017 11:37:00 AM
One of the best areas in the Mid-South to see bald eagles is Reelfoot Lake in Tiptonville, Tennessee, according to the curator. He said hundreds of bald eagles use Reelfoot as a hunting spot this time of year. An early arctic blast in the north may have ...

11/12/2017 10:50:00 PM
Daily Mail
#TNDucks #Ducks #Cut’em,' he said in the photo post showing that they had checked in at Reelfoot Lake at 7.41am. Kentucky State Police Post 3 spokesman Trooper Jeremy Hodges says three people were pronounced dead at the scene, and the fourth person was ...

11/10/2017 1:22:00 AM
The Paris Post-Intelligencer
Areas will be off limits to anglers and recreational boating traffic until March 15, 2018. The Reelfoot Lake segment will see its early two-day season arrive Saturday and Sunday. Each year, the Reelfoot Lake zone has an exclusive early two-day season as ...

11/3/2017 5:10:00 AM
The Weather Channel
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11/2/2017 10:52:00 PM
If pressure gets too heavy, these birds will abandon a preferred area. On some traditional shooting grounds where pressure is very heavy (Bayou Meto in Arkansas, Reelfoot Lake in Tennessee), ducks will pile up in dense, brushy thickets, not because this is ...

11/1/2017 6:41:00 PM
Mike Terry of Obion, Tennessee, was among this latter group. Terry typically hunts over a flooded cornfield north of Reelfoot Lake. But when the Mississippi jumped its banks, the ducks began going elsewhere. To stay in the game, he had to go out and find them.

National Weather Service

10/20/2017 12:00:00 PM
NWTN Today
UNCOVERING THE PAST — When retired Judge David Hayes of Union City began poring over the earliest records of the Reelfoot Lake region whenever he could find the time between cases, he discovered the area’s history was more interesting than he had ever ...

10/20/2017 8:22:00 AM
Seacoast Online
One of my favorite exhibits was the room-sized Earthquake Simulator, a high-tech re-creation of the enormous New Madrid quakes of 1811 and 1812 that changed the flow of the Mississippi River and created nearby Reelfoot Lake. The panoramic, wrap-around ...

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