Latest Grand Lake St. Marys State Park Stories

2008-08-20 12:00:29

By OUT DOORS JIM MORRIS There is some good news about Grand Lake St. Marys. No, the water has not cleared up. It's still green with the consistency, in spots, of weak pea soup. While that's not good news, there's hope on the horizon. "This lake has been let go for so long, it's going to take a lot to get it back to where it needs to be, but now everyone has been brought together through the watershed project and that is going to help us accomplish many things," said...

2008-06-15 15:00:23

By Sam Powell, Tulsa World, Okla. Jun. 15--The Wildlife Department will host its eighth annual Kids Camp on Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Cherokee Wildlife Management Area. This free event is open to any youth 15 and under and will include a wide range of activities--everything from fishing to shooting, paint ball and seminars on taxidermy, trapping, turkey fall and much more. Food and drinks will be supplied, as well as fishing tackle. This WMA is east of Fort Gibson. Call Ron Justice at...

2007-08-10 21:12:55

By OUTDOORS JIM MORRIS The annual lottery drawings for duck blinds on Ohio state park lakes will be Aug. 18 at the park offices and other locations. Interested hunters must appear in person with proof of a 2007 Ohio hunting license, state wetlands stamp endorsement in the applicant's name, and a signed 2007 or 2006 federal duck stamp. Applicants under the age of 18 are encouraged to have a parent or legal guardian present to sign the permit contract. Each hunter can apply...

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