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Lake Erie Solo Challenge

I am absolutely amazed and touched by the interest and support I got during the Lake Erie Solo Challenge. This was the most difficult thing I’ve ever done. I was expecting it to be difficult; it is supposed to be difficult, and not everyone is expected to complete it. One…
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How to Net a Fish

Jordan, Rick and Chase Until yesterday, I had never given it a second thought that someone might not know how to net a fish. I sometimes forget that what comes as second nature to me is a very new experience to someone else and can be quite challenging. I thought…
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Ohio remains vigilant in Asian Carp testing

Only a single water sample, out of 225 samples from the Maumee River and 100 samples from the Sandusky River, contained traces of genetic material from silver Asian carp, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The testing seeks to identify the presence of environmental DNA (eDNA) from…
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Fish Sale at OSWCD

Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District announces its 2013 Fish Sale. Area pond owners have the opportunity to stock their ponds with fish through this convenient and low-cost program until Friday, Sept. 27. The fish are supplied by Fender’s Fish Hatchery, Baltic, Ohio. Their tank truck, with aerator, will distribute…
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Cooler temperatures are a blessing for anglers

Gabe Fassler, 8, with his catch. As we all know, weather plays a big role in fishing. This summer has been up and down in the temperature division, and we’ve had more rain this season than we have the past couple of seasons. While it might not be desirable for…
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