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Outdoors

‘Ultimate showman’ of bass fishing, Ray Scott, dead at 88

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Ray Scott, a consummate promoter who helped launch professional bass angling and became a fishing buddy to presidents while popularizing the conservation practice of catching and releasing fish, has died. Scott died of natural causes at a rehabilitation center near ...

Rower plans solo trip from Virginia Beach to France

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Peter Harley has roughly 2.1 million oar strokes ahead of him. That amounts to 4,000 miles on the open ocean — or about 3-4 months of paddling the Atlantic. The 61-year-old South Africa native, who resides in Cary, North Carolina, embarked this month on a solo ...

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Atkinson Mills Sportsmen’s Club ¯ Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. The club is located at 55 Sportsmen Club Lane, McVeytown; email atkinsonmillssportsmensclub@gmail.com; online at http://atkinsonmills-sportsmensclub.weebly.com Blue Rock Sportsman ...

Duck Calls

LEWISTOWN — Entrepreneurs come in all shapes, sizes, ages and backgrounds. Age, in particular, is no barrier to entry. You need a solid idea, unshakeable belief, a tenacious work ethic, and a market that wants your product or service. Easier said than done. But through effort and ...

Outdoors calendar

Atkinson Mills Sportsmen’s Club • Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. The club is located at 55 Sportsmen Club Lane, McVeytown; email atkinsonmillssportsmensclub@gmail.com; online at http://atkinsonmills-sportsmensclub.weebly.com Blue Rock Sportsman ...

Traumatized veterans heal through the power of nature

ALLENTOWN (AP) — Mario Kovach stood at a trailhead near Hawk Mountain the other day, with the Appalachian Trail stretching to Maine one way and Georgia the other and a perfect blue sky spilling sunshine over everything — a red car parked on the side of the road, a gaggle of genial ...