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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

Outdoors: Blade baits work well on open water Outdoors: Blade baits work well on open water
12 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
13 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
14 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
15 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
16 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
17 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
18 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]
JEFF KNAPP: Glendale is good for ice fishing
19 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Glendale Lake’s 1,635 acres support a varied fish population, one anglers make good use of during the ice-fishing season. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Outing produces last bass of year
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JEFF KNAPP: Outing produces last bass of year
20 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
The leadhead jig dropped into the 15-foot depths off the edge of the weedline. A distinctive tap took me somewhat off guard. Happily, I recovered in time to manage a hookset. [Read More]
Hemlock Lake is good winter fishery
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Hemlock Lake is good winter fishery
21 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Located within a divide that separates the Allegheny and Susquehanna River watersheds, northeastern Indiana County features worthy destinations for the outdoors person seeking wintertime recreation. [Read More]
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