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Hip-hop meets fishing in Breaking Bass with Carnell ‘Dimension’ Lee and Oliver Ngy

Monsters and Critics

Date: 8/15/2017 12:40:00 PM

The series kicks off in Nashville, Tennessee where the crew hits up J. Percy Priest Lake, as they visit the Party Fowl restaurant and bar and a legendary recording studio. Next stop is Kentucky where a friendly competition is waged. Then over to Arkansas

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BREAKING BASS Reality TV Fishing Show to Start Airing


Date: 8/14/2017 11:58:00 AM

Their journey kicks off in Nashville, Tennessee where they drop their lines in J. Percy Priest Lake, visit Party Fowl to try some of the hottest chicken in the city and hit one of Music City’s recording studios to lay down some rap tracks. They move on

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Plan Your Next Cheap Date in Nashville With This Couple’s Tips

Date: 8/13/2017 3:48:00 AM

Nick and I are definitely outdoorsmen who somehow wound up in the big city. Luckily, Nashville is next to the giant, 42-mile-long Percy Priest Lake, home to plenty of outdoor activities like boating, kayaking, biking, and — our favorite — hiking

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Local Ministry Helps Men Struggling With Addiction


Date: 8/12/2017 9:58:00 PM

The program has included fellowship and weekend activities. On Saturday, they went to Percy Priest Lake. "We have this general term, hey let's party ya know?" Murray said. "Well often time connotates alcohol and drugs and stuff. We're trying to help guys

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Nashville Travel Guide

Travel Leisure

Date: 7/30/2017 4:34:00 PM

The Cumberland River slicing right through its epicenter provides ample opportunity for water outings—not to mention stunning skyline views, best glimpsed from the pedestrian bridge—as does the nearby Percy Priest Lake. Downtown’s famed “Honky

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• River: Stones River
• Length: 213 Miles
• Surface Area: 14,200 Acres
• Volume: 202,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 892 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 29 Feet
Percy Priest Lake is a reservoir in north central Tennessee. It is formed by J. Percy Priest Dam, located about 10 miles east of downtown Nashville. The lake and dam are named for Congressman Percy Priest.The dam project was first authorized by an act of Congress approved on July 2, 1958. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project was completed in 1967.

The Natural Resource Management Office maintains three campgrounds, eleven day-use/picnic areas, and twelve boat launching ramps. There are also six marinas located on the lake.
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