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By Bob Frye Bigger is better. Size does matter. It's great to live large. We've been hearing those sayings for years. But do anglers think that way when it comes to their panfish? The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is trying to figure that out.
By Margo Sullivan, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Jun. 25--KINGSTON -- A fish count in Powwow Pond showed this winter's toll on bass was worse than originally feared, according to Ben Nugent, fisheries biologist with the state Fish and Game Department.
By Michael Pearce, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jun. 22--One angler has spent years refining his approach It only took a few dips of the rod tip and Mike Suitt knew what was in store. "This feels like a walleye," he said as he pointed his rod at the water and lifted it slowly.
By O U T D O O R S J I M R O B EY RUSSELL'S POINT -- Never in their wildest dreams could early Ohioans have figured an old wetland could become one of the state's greatest areas for outdoor recreation. But it happened at Indian Lake, a 5,800-acre body of water 12 miles northwest of Bellefontaine.
By Bob Hood, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Sep. 16--Robert Sirkis and his 6-year-old son, Jake, discovered some great fishing almost at their back door recently when Jake caught several catfish at the Chisholm Park pond in Hurst.
By Gary Dotson, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. May 17--The brown plastic lizard had barely disappeared beneath the water when a 3-pound largemouth bass sucked it in, then leaped high into the air with violent head shakes, trying to spit out the hook.
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By Christian Berg, The Morning Call, Allentown, Pa. Dec. 19--State officials hope to complete long-awaited repairs at Leaser Lake by 2010, but local fishermen will probably have to wait another four years before angling for species such as bass, walleye, muskellunge and catfish.
The weekly state fishing report, as produced by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources: LAKES * BEECH FORK - Lake is below summer pool due to the continuing annual drawdown and murky to muddy. For more information call the Corps of Engineers recorded message at 304-525-5092.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Stripped of tinsel and ornaments, thousands of Christmas trees across the United States are becoming reefs for fish in fresh-water lakes. The U.S.
Pomoxis Rafinesque, is a genus of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. The type species is P. annularis, otherwise known as the white crappie. The species of this genus are known as crappies (the first syllable being pronounced "crop" in American English), and are extremely popular game fish; both are also sometimes known as the calico bass. The genus has two species: The white crappie, Pomoxis annularis Rafinesque, 1818, is native throughout the...
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