Saturday, April 20th, 2024

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Saturday, April 20th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Commentary: Ohio steelhead program owes a lot of success to late Phil Hillman

Phil Hillman, once the fisheries manager for the Division of Wildlife in northeast Ohio, championed the steelhead stocking efforts and his research has paid off handsomely. (Stock photo by Ben Moyer)

The between months, anglers know them well. It’s that period when your boat sits winterized while you’re surviving winter’s frigid chill and waiting for spring’s first cast. 
Some of us are lucky enough to have a dog to hunt, birds to watch, and deer stands to sit in. But for some unknown reason which I can’t fathom, there are folks who mope about until temperatures make their spring rise.

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