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JEFF KNAPP

Jeff Knapp is an outdoors writer for The Indiana Gazette. His columns appear Tuesday on the Outdoors page and in the Indiana County Area Sports section on The Indiana Gazette Online.

Articles by JEFF KNAPP

JEFF KNAPP: East Hickory provides trout opportunities
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JEFF KNAPP: East Hickory provides trout opportunities
2 days ago - - JEFF KNAPP
A tributary of the middle Allegheny River, the East Hickory Creek watershed provides excellent opportunities for spring and early-summer trout fishing. Hatchery and wild trout are available. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Bass anglers can expect more of the same
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JEFF KNAPP: Bass anglers can expect more of the same
1 week ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Pennsylvania’s diverse landscape provides an interesting mix of bass fishing opportunities. We have sprawling flatland reservoirs like Pymatuning, and lengthy reservoirs such as Youghiogheny River Lake and Lake Wallenpaupack, where anglers with high-powered outboards are at home. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Little Mahoning is a worthy destination
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JEFF KNAPP: Little Mahoning is a worthy destination
2 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Indiana County’s Little Mahoning Creek is a worthy angling destination, particularly during the spring of the year when the stream tends to run full and is well-stocked with trout. [Read More]
Outdoors: Blade baits work well on open water Outdoors: Blade baits work well on open water
3 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
This winter’s uncharacteristically warm weather has provided a host of open-water fishing opportunities, with area lakes and rivers all pretty much ice-free. Walleyes, bass, northern pike and muskies are catchable, and vibrating blade baits are one of the best ways to get them. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Walleye action heats up on lower Allegheny
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JEFF KNAPP: Walleye action heats up on lower Allegheny
4 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
The recent spell of unseasonably warm winter weather, and a forecast of more of the same, has many folks thinking of fishing. One of the better opportunities now is the walleye action available on the nearby lower Allegheny River. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Buffalo Creek provides early-season angling
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JEFF KNAPP: Buffalo Creek provides early-season angling
5 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Flowing through Butler and Armstrong counties, Buffalo Creek is an important trout fishing venue in west-central Pennsylvania. Located within the stocked section is a nearly 4-mile-long Delayed Harvest, Artificial Lures Only project that is traditionally stocked in early March — weather and water [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: New service focuses on travel
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JEFF KNAPP: New service focuses on travel
6 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
A Washington County man is using his experience in the outdoor television show industry to build a travel service that focuses on fishing and hunting destinations — Wildside Adventures Travel Services. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Go small for trout in winter
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JEFF KNAPP: Go small for trout in winter
7 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
A trout, one that looked to be in the mid-teens, rolled on the spinner but didn’t hook up. A couple casts later it, or one like it, summoned a bit more energy. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Montgomery Pool is long and productive
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JEFF KNAPP: Montgomery Pool is long and productive
8 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Flowing through Allegheny and Beaver counties, the Montgomery Pool of the Ohio River supports a naturally reproducing population of walleye and sauger, one worthy of angler attention during late winter and early spring. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Another banner year expected on Erie
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JEFF KNAPP: Another banner year expected on Erie
9 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Recently I spoke with Ohio Division of Wildlife Lake Erie Program Manager Travis Hartman regarding the outlook this year for Erie walleye, yellow perch and smallmouth bass. [Read More]
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