Stories tagged with: fishing

June 21, 2013 - 3:52pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

Dillon Falls Store is hosting its first-ever catfish tournament Friday at 7:00 p.m. Fishermen can register at Riverside Park's boat ramp which is where the tournament will kick-off.

"We just tell everybody to go there, sign-up showing that they're gonna be in it. They can fish all night. At 7 O'clock, make sure to bring in their two biggest fish, we'll weigh them in at that time," said Kathy McCann, owner of Dillon Falls Store.

McCann says the one big difference about...

May 5, 2013 - 6:14pm
1 year 11 weeks ago

33 club members set their lines at the third fishing tournament of the year at Dillon Lake and by 3:00 p.m. they caught a total of 59 bass which were released back into the lake.

"Today was eight hours from 7-3:00p.m. We always start like the first week or the second week in April and we end in late October," said Kenny Simpson, V.P. of the Y-City Bass Club.

The top five winners won a trophy and cash. The club has ten tournaments throughout the year where you fish for...

June 20, 2010 - 8:35pm
4 years 4 weeks ago

One local father got to spend Father's Day with his children for the first time in years.

Gerald Rice has lived in Wyoming for the past ten years, and after moving back six months ago, there's nowhere he'd rather be.

"It means the world to me being able to spend time with my kids so something I've been waiting for for a long time," says Rice.


Rice's sons Elza and Donald are thrilled to have their dad home, and have been spending as much time together as...

May 30, 2010 - 9:28pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

Do you ever wonder what other people are up to on Memorial Day weekend?

At Dillon Park, it seemed like there wasn't a person without a fishing rod and a cooler.

Cody Butler, Brandon Smith, and Trey Lutz had a little bit of luck today, "We wanted to go fishing and we've been here for an hour. I caught a baby catfish."

Most people say they were planning on either spending time on the water or with their family and friends.

"The family cookout, the get-...

May 4, 2010 - 7:08pm
4 years 11 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife is asking local fisherman to take part in an online survey.

Questions will surround some fishing regulations, use of a fishing forecast, fishing restrictions, and how water sources across the state fair. You will also be allowed to add additional comments.

The survey can be filled out through the end of September.

The department says it plans to use that information to improve fishing in Ohio.

If you're...

April 25, 2010 - 4:16pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

Ohio is known for its great fishing waters.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources wants people to take advantage of them. So it's holding "Free Fishing Days" next weekend. On May 1st and 2nd, people will be allowed fish in any creek, river, or lake without a fishing license, but once these free fishing days pass, individuals will be required to purchase a 19 dollar license if they have anything further plans to remove fish, turtle, or any other creatures from Ohio's water...

September 26, 2009 - 4:56pm
4 years 42 weeks ago
 

 Local kids casted off at Tri-Valley Wildlife for the 12th annual JAKES Day.

JAKES stands for, Juniors Acquiring Knowledge Ethics and Sportsmanship. Around 80 kids, ages 17 and under, were learning different aspects of the outdoors. The most popular events are fishing, archery and BB gun shooting.

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