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Bass Fishing Workshop Scheduled for June 17 in Ashland City

Tennessee Wildlife Federation is hosting a bass fishing workshop in Ashland City on June 17, 2023 (Photo: TWF)

Tennessee Wildlife Federation, one of the largest and oldest nonprofits dedicated to conserving the state’s wildlife and natural resources, is hosting a bass fishing workshop in Ashland City on June 17, 2023. This workshop is a part of the Federation’s Hunting and Fishing Academy, which offers Tennesseans opportunities to expand their knowledge and passion for the outdoors through virtual classes, experiences, and workshops.

Bass are one of the most exciting species to fish for in Tennessee waters. In this four-hour workshop, participants and instructors will discuss everything from where to find bass to pairing the right rod, reel, line, and lure to each unique situation.

Join Tennessee Wildlife Federation for an amazing day of learning! Refreshments and a grilled hotdog lunch will be provided.

If you have any questions in regards to the workshop, email Tennessee Wildlife Federation's Middle TN Field Representative, Taylor Fox at

Topics include:

  • Biology of Bass

  • Tackle Preparation

  • Pairing Lures with the Correct Rods and Reels

  • Patterns and Locations

  • Knot Tying

  • Lure Presentation Demonstrations

When: Saturday, June 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (CT)

Rain or shine Who: Hosted by Tennessee Wildlife Federation

This workshop is geared toward adults; however, teenagers are welcome to attend but must be accompanied by a guardian. Where: Riverbluff Park Pavilion located at 175 Old Cumberland Street Ashland City, TN 37015 Why: Hunters and anglers are the main source of funding for wildlife conservation in Tennessee and are leading advocates for policies that promote good stewardship of our natural resources. Contact: Caroline Heggeman, Tennessee Wildlife Federation(615) 353-1133 office; (251) 463-8302 mobile;


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