Scoby Dam Project Attempting to Balance Lamprey Crackdown, Steelhead Access – Olean Times Herald

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Scoby Dam project attempting to balance lamprey crackdown, steelhead access
Olean Times Herald
Sea lampreys, an invasive aquatic animal that comes up from Lake Erie to lay eggs, have been kept out of local waterways by the Scoby Dam. Experts are trying to ensure a new dam will let steelhead trout up through while keeping lampreys out.

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Lake Flooding Couldn’t Sink Boy Scout Fishing Tournament – Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Lake flooding couldn't sink Boy Scout fishing tournament
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Harry Cott had fished for salmon and trout on Lake Ontario before and had success. But netting a king salmon – the famed lake's ultimate prize - had eluded him. That was until Monday. Cott, 47, of Seneca Falls, landed the largest king salmon in the ...

Fishing Trip Turns Into 2 Nights on Deserted Island for Men on Lake of the Woods –
Fishing trip turns into 2 nights on deserted island for men on Lake of the Woods
Two men from the United States are happy to be home safe after spending two nights as castaways on a deserted island on Lake of the Woods. Gary Soucie set off on a fishing trip with his cousin, Bob Brott, on July 31 near Garden Island. "We had a great ...

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OUTDOORS: Pennsylvania Angler Wins Summer LOC Derby – Finger Lakes Times

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OUTDOORS: Pennsylvania angler wins summer LOC derby
Finger Lakes Times
A Pennsylvania woman is a tad bit wealthier following the Lake Ontario Counties Summer Trout and Salmon Derby. This year's event began June 30 and wrapped up July 30. Sandra Brown of Clearfield, Pa., was fishing with her husband, Ed, and their friend, ...

VIP Day Still a Success a Decade After Inception – Evening Observer

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VIP Day still a success a decade after inception
Evening Observer
Those who continue to make this event successful are participants from three counties: Chautauqua, Erie and Niagara and getting that participation was a feat in itself. The VIP day includes a simple formula. Invitation, fishing on Lake Erie for a half ...

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Proposal Would Strengthen ‘Bottleneck of Defenses’ Designed to … – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Proposal would strengthen 'bottleneck of defenses' designed to ...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers outlined its tentative plan in a report scheduled for release in February but delayed by Trump administration.  
Asian carp report reinforces need for greater federal investments in

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