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#3223861 - 04/16/13 08:14 PM Re: Yanahli Land BEING TAKEN!!! ATTENTION!!! [Re: bowtechgump]
bowtechgump
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One thing is funny about the whole thing. I have friends with the TWRA and they say TVA is once again looking to build a dam in the Columbia area. It seems that with the growth in this region that Normandy is falling short and there are two options to alleviate the issue. The first is to up-size Normandy dam the latter is a dam in Columbia not along the "Duck" but maybe on a major creek tributary like Fountain. Who knows what may happen but one thing is a guaranteed the government will buy/take the land and waste the money and the farmland. Yanahli II!!!!????
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#3224041 - 04/16/13 10:46 PM Re: Yanahli Land BEING TAKEN!!! ATTENTION!!! [Re: bowtechgump]
catman529
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 Originally Posted By: bowtechgump
One thing is funny about the whole thing. I have friends with the TWRA and they say TVA is once again looking to build a dam in the Columbia area. It seems that with the growth in this region that Normandy is falling short and there are two options to alleviate the issue. The first is to up-size Normandy dam the latter is a dam in Columbia not along the "Duck" but maybe on a major creek tributary like Fountain. Who knows what may happen but one thing is a guaranteed the government will buy/take the land and waste the money and the farmland. Yanahli II!!!!????
hope they don't dam up that area. I love the fountain creek and duck river area down there and don't want to see it a lake. Would hate to see one of my old hunting spots under water. Maybe that's just selfish though... I like it the way it is.
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#3224338 - 04/17/13 11:21 AM Re: Yanahli Land BEING TAKEN!!! ATTENTION!!! [Re: bowtechgump]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: bowtechgump
 Originally Posted By: kdxdude
 Originally Posted By: bowtechgump
 Originally Posted By: pressfit
Did yanahli come about when tva was forced to shut down the dam because of the snail darter?

Yes, and that sucker is everywhere. My family is from Somerset, Ky and they don't have a bridge crossing the creeks feeding Land Cumberland unless it is for an interstate for that sucker!


I believe this is inaccurate. The Columbia Dam Project was shut down because of an endangered mussel, not the snail darter.

I agree they tell you it was because of a mussel now that is true. However when the dam project was first overturned it was because of a snail darter which was found a few years later to not be "endangered" at all. The quick fix was on then and the "mussel" was the official red herring to foot the bill.


it was tellico dam that was delayed by the snail darter.
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#3529873 - 01/03/14 10:39 PM Re: Yanahli Land BEING TAKEN!!! ATTENTION!!! [Re: bowtechgump]
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Ttt

Any update on this?
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#3555765 - 01/21/14 04:59 PM Re: Yanahli Land BEING TAKEN!!! ATTENTION!!! [Re: Rockhound]
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I have been driving back and forth from Nashville to Huntsville for work. After noticing this stand of woods I did some research on it. Apparently this is the WMA you are discussing in this thread. It looks to be in a great area. How has the early bow season historically been? With the acreage this place boasts i would think you could find some secluded areas of the beaten trail that are holding big deer? Is it a possibility that it won't be huntable in 2014?
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#3666297 - 05/09/14 08:53 AM Re: Yanahli Land BEING TAKEN!!! ATTENTION!!! [Re: Rockhound]
trealtree
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 Originally Posted By: Rockhound
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Any update on this?



Looks like its a done deal. 477 acres lost.
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#3666854 - 05/09/14 09:03 PM Re: Yanahli Land BEING TAKEN!!! ATTENTION!!! [Re: trealtree]
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 Originally Posted By: trealtree
Looks like its a done deal. 477 acres lost.
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http://columbiadailyherald.com/news/local-news/state-oks-wildlife-area-transfer
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#3669759 - 05/13/14 09:29 PM Re: Yanahli Land BEING TAKEN!!! ATTENTION!!! [Re: Andy S.]
Farm manager
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Just a little note, the lands that were accumulated for the the Columbia Dam / Yanahli WMA were all purchased and none were taken by imminent domain. There were some road projects that were related to the Dam / lake where some properties were acquired through imminent domain but not for the reservoir itself.

One of the comments in the Daily Herald article that jumps out at me was that the Maury County Parks wanted 350 acres and TWRA gave them 477 acres and will let them develop trails and such through an adjoining 700 acres. Looks like the neighbor has got his foot in the door!!!

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#3669762 - 05/13/14 09:35 PM Re: Yanahli Land BEING TAKEN!!! ATTENTION!!! [Re: Farm manager]
Farm manager
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Tree Ghost this WMA produces lots of deer and lots of turkeys with some nice trophy quality animals taken every year. I think that it ranked in or very near the top five WMA's for overall deer harvest and the only areas that were ahead of it have 10 times as much acreage or more. I believe that it ranks in the top 10 for turkeys also.
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#3671096 - 05/15/14 04:13 PM Re: Yanahli Land BEING TAKEN!!! ATTENTION!!! [Re: Farm manager]
catman529
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Trails through an additional 700 acres? I pay to hunt there and don't want trails through that much acreage.
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