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2008-08-02 00:00:14

By PHIL POTTER If you want to hear a collective whine, just mention school is almost starting. Both kids and parents will voice their angst unless you offer fun ways to wrap up the rest of the summer or give a glimmer of hope for the coming weekends. Here are a couple of ways to help make the start of school more amiable for outdoors-oriented kids and parents. The Down River Bowfishing Club has teamed up with Hovey Lake Fish & Wildlife Area to host a Youth Bowfishing Event for those...

2008-07-19 06:00:20

By JIM MORRIS OUTDOORS A twoday training program exclusively for women interested in boating is scheduled for Saturday, July 19, and Sunday at the Gander Mountain store in Huber Heights. "Take the Helm" will be taught by certified instructors and will include extensive onthe-water, hands-on boat handling instruction as well as classroom time. "The new program is designed to give women who are experienced or new to recreational boating the knowledge, skills and confidence to...

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2005-06-08 10:54:18

The longnose gar, Lepisosteus osseus, is a type of primitive ray-finned fish also known as the needlenose gar. This gar's snout is very long and it has a narrow beak which contains many large teeth. Its body is long and cylindrical, and covered with diamond-shape scales. Adults are about 24-40 inches and weigh 1-7 pounds; they have been known to grow to 49 inches and 25 pounds. Food They usually eat minnows and gizzard shad. Biology You can usually find Longnose Gar in...

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