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Daniel, Flack Win 2015 Alabama Bass Trail Championship

Wired 2 Fish

Date: 10/14/2014 8:03:00 PM

Amongst those were the team of Craig Daniel and Jackie Flack, tournament veterans who had proved their mettle over the years all over; but especially on Lewis Smith Lake, the venue for the inaugural Alabama Bass Trail Championship. Saturday, the pair of

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Grassland birds, waterfowl, professional anglers and more: Outdoor Insider

Penn Live

Date: 10/14/2014 6:12:00 AM

After postponing the 2014 PAA opener originally slated for Sept. 25-27 on Douglas Lake in Dandridge, Tenn., the Board of Directors has also cancelled the remaining two PAA events for 2014. Starting with a single event on Choke Canyon, Tex., in 2008

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Filmmaker's tale of 44-day canoe trip to the coast will premiere at Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Birmingham

Al.com

Date: 10/11/2014 4:00:00 AM

Nichols floated down the Cahaba River, then into the Alabama River, and finally into the delta and the Gulf of Mexico. "The lower Cahaba is so rural you can travel for days without seeing other people," he said. "On the Alabama River you'll see bass boats

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Lay Dam has rich history

gadsdenmessenger.com

Date: 10/10/2014 12:15:00 PM

On Dec. 4, 1906, Gadsden entrepreneur and steamboat captain William Patrick Lay founded the Alabama Power Company and began plans to build a dam near the site of Lock 12 on the Coosa River. Lay acquired congressional approval to build the dam, cleared the

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Rain was big weather story for Augusta in 2013

Augusta Chronicle

Date: 12/29/2013 5:18:00 PM

Heavy summer rains frustrated farmers and event planners in record-setting fashion in 2013. Augusta had its wettest June in history with 10.78 inches, and rainfall through July and August gave the area its third highest total ever over those

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• Surface Area: 102 Acres
Lake Wedington is a 102-acre lake located amid a lush hardwood forest, and the 424-acre Lake Wedington Recreation Area. Born out of the Depression and completed in 1938 by that era's Works Progress Administration (WPA), there are 18 family-unit campsites with showers at the restroom facility and 19 family-unit picnicking sites. Overnight guests can stay in any of the six refurbished cabins built by the WPA. The air-conditioned cabins have fully equipped kitchenettes and sleep from three to six persons. Playgrounds, swimming, volleyball courts, horseshoes and hiking are available March through November. A seven-mile hiking trail is open year-round. Other amenities include a lodge, pavilion, boat launching ramp, boathouse and overnight group camp. On the National Register of Historic Places, it is one of northwest Arkansas's best-kept recreational secrets. The Forest Service manages the 16,000-acre Wedington unit of the million-acre Ozark National Forest through its Boston Mountain Ranger District.

The Wedington unit has also been established as a Cooperative Wildlife Management Area, with the Forest Service and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission entering into a partnership to improve area wildlife habitat. Game and Fish and the Forest Service work together to control land use and give wildlife special designation, restricting some hunting.
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