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Mon River receives more walleye fry

| Sunday, May 19, 2002

The Fish and Boat Commission has released more walleye fry in the Monongahela River.

The Grays Landing-Maxwell stretch received 1,247,250; Maxwell to Charleroi, 1,242,750; state line to Grays Landing, 523,500; Lock 2 to Point, 283,500; and Lock 2 to Lock 3, 283,250.

Keystone Lake in Armstrong County received 750,000 walleye fry and Crooked Creek Lake, 265,000.

Lake Somerset was stocked with 18,011 redear sunfish fingerlings.


Joe Humphries, nationally known fly fisherman and author, will head a Fly-Fishing Clinic set Friday and Saturday at the McKeever Environmental Learning Center, Sandy Lake, Mercer County.

In addition to various classes, participants will get a chance to fish with Humphries. Cost is $115. More information: 724-376-1000.


Two National Wild Turkey Federation chapters have announced plans for Women in Outdoors events.

The Allegheny Valley chapter's program will be June 1 at the Bull Creek Sportsmen's Club, Tarentum. More information: 724-224-4182.

The Moraine chapter's program will be June 8 at the Butler City Hunting and Fishing Club. More information: 724-284-9201.


Penn's Woods West Chapter of Trout Unlimited is sponsoring a bus trip to the special-regulations area of Spring Creek, Centre County, on June 8.

Cost is $28. More information: 412-630-8281.


Dunbar Sportsmen's Club will hold a Kids Fishing Day 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday in the Bluestone area of Dunbar Creek. There will be refreshments.


The Greater Pittsburgh Gun Club will hold Basic Carbine-Pistol Training Saturday and May 26-27. More information: 724-796-9111.


Wyatt's Garage of Calument will hold its second annual Groundhog Contest July 1-Sept. 30. Entry fee is $5, juniors; $7, seniors. More information: 724-423-7727.


Logans Ferry Sportsmen's Club will present an Advanced Pistol Course beginning 7 p.m. Thursday. Materials will be provided. More information: 724-795-1436.


Tri-County Trout Club will hold a Youth Fishing Derby 1-4 p.m. June 8 at Burrell Park Lake for those 15 years of age and under. More information: 724-444-6569.


The Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission is making plans for River Sweep 2002 on June 15. Volunteers may call 800-359-3977 for details.


  • Western Pennsylvania Sportsmen's Club of Murrysville will hold the Johnny Mock Shoot 10 a.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. May 26, and 9:30 a.m. May 27; 724-327-9918.

  • White Oak Rod & Gun Club will hold a blackpowder shoot 1 p.m. May 26; 724-863-9941.

  • Youngwood Sportsmen's Club trap shooting kicks off 1 p.m. May 26; 724-832-1582.

  • TNT Shooting Grounds 3-D shoot will be 8 a.m.-dark May 26; 724-677-2609.

  • Rostraver Sportsmen's Club 3-D shoot will be 7:30 a.m. May 26; 724-872-4399.

  • Shannock Valley Sportsmen's Club 3-D shoot is set 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 26; 724-783-6450.

  • Buffalo Valley Sportsmen will hold a 3-D shoot 8 a.m.-2 p.m. today; 724-297-3662.

  • East Monongahela Sportsmen's Club will hold a 3-D shoot 8 a.m. today; 412-469-9733.

  • Hungry Hollow Sportsmen of Leechburg will hold a 3-D shoot 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today.

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