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July 5, 2012

Myth America

In the outdoors, you just never know when you might run into a mythical creature, including a jackalope, mermaid or even Sasquatch. Jacks or Better In Douglas, Wyoming, seeing a mythical jackalope (half-antelope, half-jackrabbit) is commonplace, considering that a taxidermist from there is credited for creating the first whimsical creature nearly 74 years ago. Douglas

Southwest Ohio Fishing Report – July 6th, 2012

Acton Lake (Preble County) Channel catfish are biting on chicken livers fished along the bottom. Fishing for channel catfish is productive anywhere in the lake. Saugeyes on the Butler County side of the lake are being caught by anglers using minnows or artificial bait. Keep the bait between 10 and 12 feet deep for the

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – July 6th, 2012

Lake Alma (Vinton County) Good catches of bluegills can be reeled in using live bait, including wax worms and nightcrawlers. Largemouth bass can be caught using artificial baits, including jigs with Twister Tails and Rat-L-Traps. Try fishing the back side of this 74-acre lake and under the bridge. Electric motors only. Hocking River (Hocking and

Northeast Ohio Fishing Report – July 6th, 2012

Akron Youth Ponds (Summit County) If you haven’t visited the Division of Wildlife youth fishing area in Portage Lakes, it’s not too late. Visit to learn more or drop by 912 Portage Lakes Drive during weekends from 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Fishing is free, equipment and bait is provided (youngsters are welcome to

Northwest Oho Fishing Report – July 6th, 2012

Beaver Creek Reservoir (Seneca County) The reservoir is located at the intersection of Township Road 196 and County Road 34 in the northeastern part of the county. Anglers can expect to have success catching catfish after sunset using tightlines fished from shore. Try using nightcrawlers, shrimp, dough balls and cut bait. Hybrid sunfish should also

Central Ohio Fishing Report – July 6th, 2012

Delaware Lake (Delaware County) This 1,017-acre lake provides the highest quality crappie fishing in central Ohio. Fish the deep drop-offs containing stumps or other cover. Crappies must be 9 inches or longer to keep. Channel catfish can be caught using cut baits and shrimp; target the upper part of the lake.  For largemouth bass, fish

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