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Recreation

  • Solunar tables
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  • Family runs to honor Ranger
    Thanksgiving has become the biggest race day of the year, skyrocketing from less than 200,000 finishers nationwide in 2008 to more than 870,000 last year.
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Alex Gregory, the “fish whisperer,” shows off the fish he caught at Big Long Lake.

OUTDOORS EXPERIENCES

Chloee Partin caught this 15-inch, 2-pound, 3-ounce largemouth bass in September at her Uncle Rick’s and Aunt Beth’s pond.
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From left, Cole Haiflich, Keenan Hendricks, Joey Haupert and Logan Wilson went perch fishing on Lake Erie. They limited out, 210 fish, in four hours.
Jackson Baldwin, 4, caught this “lunker” largemouth bass without any help from his grandfather on Snow Lake.
Lucy Laur, left, had fun reeling in this bass but was not too excited about touching or holding it. But her sister Nora had no problem holding her bluegill that she caught.
Phoenix Haggard, 9, caught this 20-pound, 24-inch catfish in a pond behind his house in the Bridgewater subdivision using jalapeños string cheese as bait. Phoenix’s reel had stopped working, so he pulled it in by the line using his hands.

Fishing and hunting are enjoyed by young and old, male and female. As proof, readers of The Journal Gazette have been showing off their catches on the weekly Recreation page. The Journal Gazette publishes an Outdoors Experience page once a month, lending a forum for readers to share their love of the outdoors with their neighbors. Send your stories and photos to The Journal Gazette, c/o Sports Department, 600 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802, or email them to jgsports@jg.net.

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