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on TS in th ~tMO(m _0OR 4'/,~ oX/ L%Z ON 0~" to books or articles about fishing for fun? I mean recreation that puts a man out on a stream or gs whenever the angling spirit moves him. bait or lure to a likely-looking lair and hopes for Is more prevalent, especially in places like Central r editors in the hallowed halls of bookdom and world realize. Sometimes I wonder whether a fun sport into a scientific pursuit of questionable ! August 14, 1975 The (,lenville Democrat/Pathfinder Tygarf and Stonecoal recieve walleye More than 1.5 million walleye fry aud 1.8~X) walleye fingerlings have been released in "I'ygart waters in Taylor and Marion Counties, and Stonecoal I,ake near Weston in Upshur and Lewis Counties. according to wildlife resources assistant chief David W. Robinson. 5 Persons catching walleyes in Tygart River are requested to report their catches to Fisheries Biologist Frank lernejcic, Wildlife Resources District Office. 1304 Goose Run Road, Fairmont. West Virginia 26554. Catch information is valuable in evaluating and planning future stockings. Send in your subscription promptly. Classified Ads pay. II DAWSON Tack Supply Saddles Horse Blanket Bridles All Horse Care Products Available. HaRer Reins Horse Shoes At Dawson Farm -- 462-7119 I I I moved Lois and me two weeks ago. I don't know was in. and I didn't check the solunar tables, a It was a nice, bright, warm, sunny day, gear, tied the canoe to the Country Caddy rooftop Lake. We simply wanted to enjoy a beautiful and wet a line for an hour or three. , Stonecoal is a narrow, many-fingered, green jewel-like Water located about five miles out of Weston, just off for Buckhannon, turn right onto the Georgetown road will take you right to the boat ramp. Or onto the back road behind the State Road it'll take you to the other end of the five-mile long where no motors over 10 hp are allowed. ramp, turned up our side-mounted electric motor to fl lay a cove-exploring ride to the other end of the ora and fauna instead of studying "structure." as one Bass Fishing) says you should. Structure fishing. the way to boat bess. To me, a house is a Bridge But to the scientific fisherman, features on the lake bottom that are different areas. A stump is structure. An old creek bed and so is a submerged old road bed. Locate the SCience writers say, and you'll locate bass. ~ofthe lake. the book advises, and then spend two pages You how to get one. It seems, there are contour maps you plan to fish a man-made impoundment, the one. But the writer concedes that sometimes the never tried to determine which would be best for You're scientifically ready. Next. says the book. use out in the middle of the lake, a job made easier if And then my writing compatriot spends another page a hundred bucks or more} apparently is essential structure. You also need another scientific lead weights yet and in different colors {for You use the buoys to actually outline, submerged structure. "Take out your notebook and sketch the outline of points where possible to orient it," says the an old creek bed marked, you're ready to fish. Or Water temperature? Dissolved oxygen content? Water for bait? Even after you decide what lure to use. to scientifically work it in the water. At least that's along, the "electric" turned down to slow, our rods the could reach out and pick blackberries lining the brushy bank. We watched curious out of "structure" -underwater weeds-in the clear a turtle poke its horny snout out of the water as if L as aroun&We pulled into shore, unpacked a cooler. and cold 'iced tea. and at last began to fish-for fun! I barely got through in 1943, and passed up chemistry because I didn't I substituted my own angling system for science on Surfacefished-Loiswith an ultra-light and me with my In the first cove, no strikes. Fifteen minutes later, we r oreline, thinking bess may not head for the coves this Bunnies kept bouncing our bait. We motored to another spotted fawns feeding the shore. Then we fished hour, convinced we might find some topwater was fun. manuals-Fisherman's Bible, Angler's Bible, The Fishing, etc. etc. - and all of them give you that If the fish won't hit on top, switch to shallow If they still don't hit, go to bottom bumping lures. Locate structure. Establish a pattern.Well, that fishing on the surface was useless we had run out the scientific angle writers seem to fail I never seem to have enough time to try all I would be the last to put my fellow "tradesmen" right: their tactics and techniques work. But once a book or an article or two about something I fishing for tim! GUNS aM BOW SHOP 22-260, Used, Wan $160 -- NOW $125. 222, New, W88 *240 - NOW t169. NOW on Bear Archery Eqtdwnm~ Gum ,~TOCK Now Incfud~ Kits; K~mxky Rifles, Pistols b Derringers Primers 8. Sierra Bullets. . 5 (Sand Fork Rd.) Glecl~lle Rudy King, GRenville Merchants first baseman, drives hit to deep left field in first game of doubleheader. The Glenville Merchants softball team warmed up for Wednesday's championship league match tbJs past Sunday with a doubleheader at Kanawha Drive field. Glenville defeated General Ma- chine of Clarksburg 9-8. and 6-0. The local lads play the same club in Clarksburg for the fast-pitch title at Summit Park. beginning at 7 p.m. Tom Moore. whose likeness was featured in last week's sport page, pitched true to form and the merchant-sponsored Glenville team hung on for a close victory in the first game. In the second game. a shut-out for Glenville. two Merchant pitchers worked for the opposition in order to provide local batters with some of the fast zingers they'll most likely face at the State Softball Tournament coming up in Parkersburg. Pete Godfrey and Ronnie Bonnette alternated for Clarksburg and the local nine still came out on top. Jay Davis s/gas at GSC Jay Davis. a 5-9 linebacker for Buddy James at Parkersburg High School, has been selected for admission and ~ participate in football at Glenville State College. Davis was defensive player of the year for the Big Reds. despite his 160 pounds. He was also selected All Metro and second team All State, according to GSC coach Whitay Adolfson. at R The eight annual West Virginia Trappers Association convention will be held at the Gilmer County Recreation Center and 4-H camp- grounds on September 6-7. Some of the great fur trappers of Canada and the U.S. will attend, according to Olston O. {Nick} Wright, WVTA president. Wright also said that fur harvesting in West Virginia brought trappers well over $1 million during the past two seasons and he predicted a good year in 1975. Demonstrations of skinning, flesh- ing and dr~ng of fur-bearing animals will be featured as well as trapping methods by some of the more notable trappers in the state and the nation. The antique trap exhibit should be one of the best in the U.S. according to Wright, as well as the fur pelt and animal exhibits. The largest bear trap ever made will be on display along with the world record timber wolf pelt. Beaver, muskrat, mink and other fur bearers will be pelted, fleshed and stretched in various demonstrations over the weekend. Guest of honor will be Rap. Joseph Ballouz. chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture and Natural ResoUrces. GLENVILR EQUIPMENT? WE ErI3IER HAVE IT, OR WE CAN GET IT FOR YOU. I OR THE BEST BUYS IN ARCHERY, GUNS, AMMO, HUNTING CLOTHES, Wit every gun sold during the month of August. For Back To School Slacks Pantsuits Sox Shoes Panties Tops |eans IT'S Shirts lames Department Store We're "'On The Square" Grantsville S14S.O0, Sale Price SlO0 S175.00, Sale price S125.00 $275.00, Sale price S175.00 22 cal auto rifle, reg. price S72.95 sale price 50.00 22 car auto rifle, reg. price $86.95 sale price S 5.00 Crawlers 65 cents a dozen. CInb golf tourney set for Labor Day The 8th annual Labor Day Club Championship Golf Tournament will be played Sunday and Monday, August 31 - September 1. Club member are eligi- ble to play and may sign up at the clubhouse, according to Dennis Fitzpatrick tournament director. Fourteen trophies will be awarded fat two-man and individual dmmpions, longest drive from the tee. best tee shot on hole 4. best second shot and longest putt. A covered dish dinner will precede the tournament on Saturday. Fitzpatrik also said a youth tournament is planned but the dates are uncertain. For further information. interested players may call the clubhouse, m m a O 0 O O IS ACCEFFING APPLICATIONS FOR DAY CLASSES AT THIS TIME. IF YOU ARE A STUDENT, VETERAN, HOUSE- VvqFE OR UNEMPLOYED PERSON AND DESIRE TO LEARN A SKILL, CONTACT THE PRINCIPAL OF YOUR LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL. NIGHT CLASS SCHEDULES AND INFORMATION WILL BE ANNOUNCED IN THE FUTURE. 4 I I I 4 ! if a a m U U n II II m m a a m m a m a U m m m u a m a m a m a a a u a u m a a a m l m a a a a a a u u m U a a m u u u n m a m n m a n a a m U U a m m u m U a ON ,588 buys you p White a loader. A For a limited time only, you can buy a tough White" 1365 4-wheel-drive tractor and 1514 loader combination for a price so low you have to see it to believe it. Our White/Oliver 1365 4-wheel-drive comes fully equipped.., ready to go. 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