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-.,. Leave fawns alone until deer season Leave fawns alone! That's the s !n the ' SPORTS " o,, b, word from Conservation Officer Steve CT/' o PtSt s' th many Davis and Sgt. Gerald Bourne. people pick up the fawns and take B Now is the time of the year when them home. hoping to make the deer a STAN MESEROLL ely O) fawn deer are being born. The doe pet. However, this is against state law deer generally hides the fawn then unless the animal is acquired from a ever catch anything except bluegills," someone asked me a teasing taunt. "Not in the past couple of weeks," I Conrad Hotel coffee-clatcher smiled and informed me that hadn't been bustin' the bass either, and they had e Little Kanawha where in times past they always catch on the stringer. He wondered why the action the best (though not the only) answer lies in the BASS tournament buff gave me by telephone recently. feeding, they'll hit. When they're not, nothing will make a Clarksburg bassman who averages 30 to 50 hours a called. "How'd you like a story?" he asked. He knew that I e on the skids since last summer, but still needed 14 bass on poppers yesterday," he informed me. "The off the beds. Why don't you come up and we'll fish the t0 working for the Dept. of Natural Resources, Denzil makes "structure" fishing, and has placed well in several both in the state and out, so when he clues me in on generally heed his prognostications. "I'll be there," I said. our outing on the Monongahela River, but Denzll was to conditions changed. They changed! Denzil called the to try for bass and pictures. It had rained. "The Men's not hit," Denzil said. "They weren't feeding today." I go or not? Obviously, I was disappointed. This year, spring weather, bass have been feeding sporadically, but almost everywhere. I decided to go anyway. for the bass to feed, I'll turn to any fishing fare lUrant is out of blueberry pie, I don't rim to another eatery I take apple pie instead. Like apple pie, bluegills are for bass and certainly better than no pie at all. So all-day casting efforts on one species of fish or running where the bass might be a mite more hungry, I prefer substitute. me of a bass-searching stint in Georgia a few years staff of "Sports Afield" magazine, including the noted bass was there. We were "in conference" at Callaway ial "'brainstorming" sessions we pursued the bass resorrs little lake. But the bass wouldn't bite-even for the fruitless fishing around, or at least he did.for me. :sinker on your spinning line just ahead of a two-way "Then add a 16-inch leader and tie on a small, rubber-leg of course, pulls the popper under. "Retrieve it slowly or "The popper will ride along underwater where the are." It was September and bluegills had long their usual shallow-water haunts. supper, I rigged up a red-and-white popper Homer up my first shellcracker (a sunfish) about 15 feet from Small. only hand-size. I let it go, then moved out to deeper my drift. "Wham!" I thought it was a bass. But it was the biggest I'd ever caught. It weighed a pound. When I big bluegill to the boat-dock attendant he exclaimed: him for? We usually throw these small ones back!" I Zsing until he showed me the mounted two and three on the boathouse wall. the lake at Callaway Gardens, for those who might boasts the largest bluegills of any lake in the USA. are not feeding, anglers there turn to the panfish little more experimentation turned up another bluegill works as well or better than Homer Circle's underwater a small floating Rapala or Rebel minnow lure for the in to your line with a loop knot; don't use a swivel. The more when rigged this way. I took on the Elk River a few weeks ago, I must admit filled my creel this year more often than have the fish I Specially at Stonecoal Lake. While bass and walleyes have at this lake so far, their reported non-interest is not so on their part but is more due to changing conditions, As with any newly-established lake, the fishing at year. Bass and walleye for the first three years roamed )f food, suitable hangouts and spawning grounds. Natural The result was top-and fairly easy-fishing for all. has leveled off; it has become, as many anglers (me more difficult as a better balance between food and reality. Now it takes more skill, more angling time, to find of us have been unable to connect, especially with User in the ways of this schooling fish, have enjoyed pretty found the fish. For example, two Marion County Stonecoal a few weeks ago when others complained boated 14, all in the 18 to 22-inch class. They found 11 off one certain bank of the lake. There's 500 acres of this and if, I find out where that one special, productive I'll be. benzil and I went bassin' despite the murky water that story. ville Variety Shop ORIGINAL PAINTINGS CRAFTS GROCERIES GASOLINE GREENWARE We How Have Unleaded Gas! HEW HOBBY SUPPLIES! Glenville, W.Va. 462-8635 leaves to browse and feed. But, rest assured, she is never far away. The officers request that anyone finding a fawn should leave it alone. The mother deer will probably not return to the fawn as long as anyone is in the area. If the fawn is injured, however, it should be reported to a Conservation commercial dealer or during the open season. The law also applies to all wild birds and wild animals. Of course, by the time deer season arrives and it is legal to acquire a deer if a permit is obtained, the now adult fawns may be somewhat difficult to catch! GSC inks three pad standouts Coach Earl Adolfson has an- nounced the recruiting of three more grid standouts who will attend Glenville State College this fall. Bob Sargent is a 6 foot, 175 pound quarterback from Logan Elm. Coached by Perry Griffith and GSC Grad Bill Frost, Sargent was selected All-county; Mid State League. Tim Garcia is a 165 pound offensive guard and defensive end. The 6'1" standout from Roosevelt Wilson was first team all-county and monon-valley honorable mention. The final recruit is Gene White. The 185 pounder from Green plays split end and defensive end and was a two year letterman in football and a three year letterman in track. Coach Adolfson remarked that the three were fine prospects for the Pioneer squad. Trout stockin! proEram extended into June Local trout fishermen will be able to prolong better spring fishing for a month, according to an announcement from Dan Cantner, State Wildlife Resources Division Chief. Trout stocking in the larger trout waters that are listed in the bi-weekly and weekly categorY_ca will be extended into June. Increased trout productivity, due to the exceptionally mild winter and improved diets, provided sufficient poundage for the extended season, Cantner said. Nearby waters included in the extended stocking include the Elk River {Webster Springs and Whittaker Falls), Laurel Fork, Left Fork of Holly River, French Creek Game Farm pond, Left Fork of Right Fork of Buckhannon River, Teter Creek Lake and the headwaters of Tygart River. Other waters often fished by local anglers also will be stocked in June and IliA plans field day West Virginia Junior Hereford Association President, Dave Bourgeois, Ripley, has announced that plans have been finalized for the annual WVJHA field day to be held at Butler Hereford Farms, Gallipolis, Ohio, near Hunting- ton, W, Saturday, July 3. Activites are scheduled to commence at 8:30 a.m. with the registration of contestants and a special steak contest. Additional morning activities will include a judging demonstration, a judgin contest, and a weight guessing contest. A queen contest and public speaking contest for interested junior members is scheduled during the noon lunch break. Guest speakers for the afternoon program will include Charles Boyles, Ohio University Research Farms Superintendent and Jim Coley, American Junior Hereford Association 2nd Vice President, Lafayette, Tenn. Rounding out the days activities will be a business meeting of the WVJHA and the announcement of awards in the various contest divisions. Copies of each week's Glenville Democrat are avaDable at Community Super Market, Sum- mers Pharmacy, The Grill, Conrad's Motel, GSC Bookstore, Pioneer Grocery, Superette, Go-Mart Food Store, The Towne Bookstore, and GDmer Graphics, Inc. STREET PINE MANOR GROCERY Stock of tackle i n town crawlers GLENVILLE out include Spruce Knob Lake, the Cherry River (also its North and South Forks), Cranberry River, South Fork of Cranberry, Summit Lake, North Fork of South Branch, Seneca Creek, South Branch (Franklin and Smoke Hole sections) East and West Forks of Greenbrier River, Shavers Fork, Gandy Creek and Glady Fork. AUCTION BARN Top Town Hill Glenville We sell antiques, new and used merchandise. Consignments accepted at 5:30 p.m, on Monday. SALES START 6:30 P.M. ROBERT J. BUTCHER Auctioneer f June 17, 1976 The Glenvllle Democrat/Pathfinder 5 The world lifetime record yield of milk is 334,292 pounds by a Elolstein cow named College Ormsby Burke. ,i ||DDDDDBDDDDDDDDD|DDI n li n , i :" FATHER . S DAY SPECIAL DAV[_00 :. June 16 - 19 "=" """ "'''= I 1 ien's Cologne- Half Price rmlHIN5 I Men'sAfter Shave - Half Price A---- : Men s Billfolds- Half Price I/I ID Men's Blue Jeans - $6.00 Pair J|VllL : BII Men s Dress Pants- $6.00 Pair Glenville, W. Va. : :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Purina Farmers Chows Friend We carry a complete line of Purina Chows Et Health Care Products, also a complete line of Protein Blocks, Salts Et Supplements. Custom Mixed Feeds DAWSON TACK Et SUPPU Glenville, WV Imlll MOTO.X s 1000 Purse! Free Camping Concession Stand Practice 11 A.M. Race I P.M. Admission Adults s2s, Students sl, Under 6 Free Sunday, June 20, 1976 / All Classes Trophies-Mini, Junior And B (:lasses] Cash For Expert Classes 100 - 125 - 175 - 250 - Open s250 For 125-250-Open s125 For 100-175 Braxton County Cycle Park 1-79 Flatwoods Exit - Phone 765-7325 3 Miles From Flatwoods Exit - 1.79, Take Rt. 19 S To Laurel Court A rt Road To T