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Sep
20

Trying Harder Pays Off For Lewistown Angler

Walmart’s Bass Fishing League tournament visited Indian Lake this month with some real drama at the final weigh-in. The champ finished just two ounces ahead of his nearest competitor to take home a check for more than $5,000.

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Sep
14

Free Outdoors Skills Instruction Offered

Two opportunities await area residents interested in learning some outdoor skills. The first is a program designed for the whole family. The second is for Ohio women.

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Sep
6

A Silver Lining For That Horrible Winter….

Ice fishing and the strong walleye bite have made Lake Erie the place to fish in 2014.

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Aug
25

After Long Wait, Bellefontaine Angler Bags Top Prize

Although he doesn’t fish BFL tournaments for the big money, he enjoys fishing with some of the top bass anglers in the region. And recently, he outfished most of the fishermen in the field.

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Aug
17

Ohio Still Keeping Asian Carp Out Of Lake Erie

The latest round of testing has been on the Muskingum River and parts of two others. The infamous eDNA has been found, but no bighead or silver carp. Those rivers, like several others, are highways from the carp-filled Ohio River to the Great Lakes.

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Aug
7

Walleyes Take Summer Vacations, Too…

Tracking system shows Lake Erie’s western basin walleyes spend part of the summer in Lake Huron, as far north as Mackinac.

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Jul
29

Lebanon Man’s Book Covers Little Miami River

If you are interested in fishing the Little Miami River but don’t know where to go, a good place to start would be the pages of Little Miami River, Fishing, Facts and Folklore Galore! It’s a recent book researched and published by an area man.

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Jul
16

Another Wonderful, Walleye-less Day On Lake Erie

It’s been another good year for walleye fishing on Lake Erie. The fishery is attracting plenty of anglers and boats, including a crowd of about 100 for the annual Governor’s Fish Ohio outing for media members, state fish management employees and others.

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Jul
5

Tearing Down Some Local History

As the wrecking ball slowly smashed the old Amateur Trapshooting Association building on Vandalia’s National Road, perhaps the city and airport officials who ordered the demolition should have consided the building’s history and who constructed it.

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Jun
20

Park Money Welcome, But It’s Long Overdue

The Ohio Legislature recently approved a large amount of money to be distributed among Ohio’s state parks for repair and replace to physical facilities. It’s very welcome for the many park goers. That said, it’s also been a long time coming.

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