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  • Scott and Drew Bullock won the March Catmaster Tournament at GLSM
    Scott and Drew Bullock won the March Catmaster Tournament at GLSM
  • Boaters are discovering the Chickasaw boat ramp at GLSM
    Boaters are discovering the Chickasaw boat ramp at GLSM
  • Dan Hickey with early season Lake Loramie crappies
    Dan Hickey with early season Lake Loramie crappies
  • March channel cats at GLSM
    March channel cats at GLSM
  • This young turkey needs to get smarter before opening day
    This young turkey needs to get smarter before opening day
  • It’s tournament time for bass fishermen
    It’s tournament time for bass fishermen
  • Carp Fishing for Fun and Profit

    Outdoors with Forda Birds—By John Andreoni I spent some time watching and talking to a few carp fishermen during last weekend’s local tournament and picked up some insights I’ve never thought much about. First, more than 100 fishermen took part…

  • Get the Carp Out

    Outdoors with Forda Birds—By John Andreoni Last weekend was the annual Carp Derby sponsored by the St. Marys Rotary, St. Marys Eagles, and the Lake Improvement Association. The purpose of the tournament was to remove as many carp as possible…

  • Welcome the Summer Season

    Outdoors with Forda Birds—By John Andreoni For years I looked forward to Memorial Day because it meant summer was unofficially here and I had the next three months to enjoy without worrying about my job. Although I really enjoyed my…

  • National Safe Boating Week

    Outdoors with Forda Birds—By John Andreoni When I was growing up, I always wanted my own boat. Looking back, I really can’t remember why. I was around the water a lot, although most of that time was spent on the…

  • ODNR Loaded with Talent

    Outdoors with Forda Birds—By John Andreoni When the people elected the new governor, I’m sure he had people in mind to run Ohio’s various departments and agencies. Common sense would dictate that he surround himself with trusted appointees who were…

  • Looking for Mushrooms?

    Outdoors with Forda Birds—By John Andreoni Like everyone else, I watch a lot of television. I have some network favorites, but frequently I get involved with the treasure hunters who are trying to solve the mystery of Oak Island, find…

  • Turkeys are Adaptable Birds

    Outdoors with Forda Birds—By John Andreoni Ohio hunters checked in almost 3000 birds on opening day in the south zone which is all counties except a few in the northeast corner of the state. That’s a significant number of birds…

  • Brushpile Fishing Crappie USA Super Event Returns

    Outdoors with Forda Birds—By John Andreoni Grand Lake St. Marys has received more than its fair share of negative press over the last ten years or so and a lot of it was justified. On the other hand, that same…

  • GLSM Saugeye Update

    Outdoors with Forda Birds—By John Andreoni In 2014, I attended a meeting with various business, state, and local individuals to discuss the possibility of introducing saugeye to Lake St. Marys. With available research and the introduction of genetically modified saugeye…

  • Boaters need to be Proactive

    Outdoors with Forda Birds—By John Andreoni If the stars align and the creeks don’t rise, I should be on the lake fishing my first catfish tournament of the year. The temperatures aren’t supposed to be particularly warm but the predicted…

  • Time for the Annual Pheasants Forever Banquet

    Outdoors with Forda Birds—By John Andreoni When I was a kid in the late 1940s, Ohio’s wild pheasant population was estimated at around 5 million. Hunters killed some 750,000 of these premier game birds each hunting season. Our area provided…

  • Getting Ready for Spring Fishing

    Outdoors with Forda Birds—By John Andreoni The first day of March was always a sign that spring was just around the corner. Of course, that meant I started focusing on spring fishing, something I’ve done for over 70 years. Today,…

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