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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.

FLY-FISHING CLINIC

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.

WOMEN IN OUTDOORS

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.

FISHING TRIP

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.

KIDS FISHING

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.

GUN CLUB COURSE

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

GROUNDHOG CONTEST

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.

PISTOL COURSE

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.

FISHING DERBY

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.

RIVER SWEEP

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.

SHOOTS ON TAP

  • 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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