Mar 27, 2012

Field & Stream Magazine

Thank you Field & Stream Magazine for such a nice article about our favorite place to play!
Click here to read the story.

Mar 25, 2012

FLW Tourney Results

71 boats, 142 anglers - some with their families - came to play with us Saturday in the FLW /Walmart BFL tourney at Paris Landing Marina.

Sam Lashlee (shown below) from Hermitage, Tennessee was the big winner.

Sam (quoted from Facebook) said, “Thanks to our Lord for blessing me with winning the BFL on Kentucky Lake today. I also want to thank Mike Hollingshead and Smyrna Ready Mix for all the great help! Also Strike King Lures because I caught 30 over 3 pounds today and all on Strike King Lures!”

Get all the winning details from the FLW site here.

Mar 20, 2012

Spring Kick Off Boat Show

Come on over to Odom's Blue & Gray Marine on Saturday, March 24th for the

Spring Kick Off Boat Show

Triton & Phoenix representatives will be present.
The Professor (Wilson Frazier) will be there to answer sonar questions.
Boat representatives will be there to answer any questions.

Come out and check out our boats, register for door prizes, and join in on the fun!
8:00 am to 4 pm

Mar 18, 2012

FLW Outdoors at Paris Landing Saturday, March 24th

FLW Outdoors is the largest tournament-fishing organization in the world, offering anglers worldwide the opportunity to compete for millions of dollars in prize money over the course of a tournament year and we are thrilled that they have once again chosen to come play with us at Paris Landing! Paris Walmart Store # 177 is hosting the Bass Tournament out of Paris Landing Marina. Get the details here.

Saturday, March 24th 100 to 150 boats will take off from the marina with anglers competing for one of the 40 prizes ranging from $100 to $6,000.

Fall 2011 FLW Outdoors

Fall 2011 weigh-in.  A great turn out considering how cold it was.
Watching the takeoffs (7:00 am) and weigh-ins (3:00 pm) is free (and fun) and open to the public at the Paris Landing Marina.

Mar 16, 2012

Crappie Time!

On Wednesday, Darryl Cummings and his friend from Indiana limited out with 60 crappie. They were catching them two at a time and had to throw the last one back. They were only on the water from 7 am to 12 pm. "They were almost jumping in the boat on their own." Darryl said.   He is a guest at the Paris Landing Motel and has been fishing here for close to ten years and stays a month in the spring!! A 10 year veteran who looks forward to playing with us every year!! Way to go Darryl!!

This is Ben Hovermale and his dad, Gary from Indiana with his catch of the day! Way to go Ben, Great Job!!!!!! They are also frequent guest at Paris Landing Motel, Inc.

Mar 14, 2012

David & Max - A biking story.

Every now and then we get a visitor to Paris Landing with a unique story, outlook, project or adventure. This is one of those stories.

David Miller turned 50 on October 30th last year. The day after his birthday he started an adventure to visit all 50 states … by bicycle. He plans to finish some time before his 51st birthday.

On the way, he plans to raise awareness hoping to convince people of the importance of physical activity (particularly those in his age group) as well as raise funds for a few important causes.

Max, David's 5 year old Weimaraner, will be keeping him company along the way and when he's not running alongside, he'll be enjoying the scenery from a trailer made especially for him

David was here at Paris Landing last weekend visiting his 14th state. He stayed at the Fishtale Lodge and sent this note to Innkeeper, Sharon Seaton … “ Thanks for offering me a great rate! . . . . for receiving me with such a nice, warm smile . . . for sending me to MeoMio's . . . . for being so enthusiastic about my project. You made my short stay in Paris Landing memorable!!”

David also sent the following information with an invitation to follow him in his adventure on the internet.

David J. Miller

Bike 50 at 50



Mar 12, 2012

Fishers of Men Tourney

Thirty-five boats turned out for Saturday's Fishers of Men fishing tournament.

35 boats equals 70 fishermen - all eager to hit the water. 

They blasted off from Paris Landing Marina with hopes of a 5 fish limit before weigh in.  No one dreamed that 25 of the 35 boats would limit out, that 28 pounds would be the bag to beat, or that a 7 pounder would be the "Big Fish". No one could predict that there would be no zeroes. After all, this was the first tourney of the season.   It had been cold.  It had been stormy.  There had been winds, questions of if the water would be murky, what was the surface temp going to be???? 

 How could any of these guys predict what would be the final outcome of this tournament.  At 3:00 the answers came in a big way.....

27.78 winning bag.....6.98 big fish.....and 25 limits.

That's why Fishers of Men keep coming back to Paris Landing to Play with us.

Ornsby and Wooley (shown below) in boat # 17 were the big winners. 

Mar 7, 2012

Bluebirds - A Refuge Discovery Program

Photo by Kate Young  - Copyright

Tuesday, March 13th at the Paris Refuge Office on Dinkins Lane at 6:30 pm, the Friends of the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge will host a Refuge Discovery Series program dedicated to Bluebirds. Come hear Mitz Bailey talk about this beautiful bird, their conservation needs and how you can help.

Stay to build your very own bluebird box and hear the best tips on how to place them in your yard. As with all Refuge Discovery Series programs, they are free and open to the public. So please pass this along. This is an excellent program for families, or those working with children.

Free door prizes of posters and wildlife guides to all participants.

Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge
3006 Dinkins Lane,   Paris, TN 38242
731-642-2091                           Fax 731-644-3351