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2008-06-17 15:00:24

By Lucia Orozco, The Miami Herald Jun. 17--With his father standing next to him, 7-year-old Christian Mira pulled his fishing rod toward his chest as a fish pulled back. And, then, just as the fish was being reeled ashore, it was gone. The big one had escaped. Still, Christian and his dad, Rick, went on to win three awards at the Father Knows Best fishing tournament at Graham Dairy Lake in Miami Lakes on Saturday. "They fish every weekend and during the week," said Christian's...

2008-06-16 21:00:12

By Will Elliott Anglers on Saturday can get in on the statewide opening of bass season, can enter one of two area fishing contests for all or can enter kids in a fishing derby. The Wagon Wheel, at 7201 Niagara Falls Blvd. in Niagara Falls, stages its annual Bass Contest from sunrise to 4 p.m. Saturday. Registration, weigh-in, food and awards presentations take place at the Wagon Wheel for this 100 percent payout event. For details, call 283-9861. Bird Island Grill holds an open fishing...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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