UM luck, ctllf., . tÂ«- 1N4 3* Races to !.; By DON DONNELLY J Long Beach skiers have 'been preparing' all season Â· "for "the Big Three!" I^Next Saturday the Long oieach Ski- Club competes with the top club -race learns from Downey, Hun- Sjngton B e a c h, Newporl- lboa, Anaheim and Fuller- |bn in the Southeast League ;Race. '* Â«' The race, including men's 'ifind women's open-A-B-C i'classes, will again be held Jit Mammoth Mountain with Defending champion Long [Beach being challenged by iDouglas Snowfliers, Sierra, Â·Langlaufers, Snowbounders, Seckman and 'Balboa ski 'clubs. ;';;., |J. This annual race meet is She p r i n c i p a l ' event of Southeast League, a division pf Southern Council Â· Far. West Ski Assn. : * .* .-* Â»Â· ' Â· ;THE' : ;ANNUAL Long Beach.'-;Skl: 'Club -Race will 'fe held;tSimfay v : also.'at rlarnrrjptl;Mountain.'' Â·;:;;, ; . J This ; isY'iilalp'myeven.t open t6'all;merhbers'of the llub. -With- an., anticipated urhput'.bf' more; than-50 pmpetitArs,.'this meet rromises to .provide lots.'of hriils and'excitement. ^ Much; more/-than .racing Jewess is at stake here. j3Many club members have Tieen.expounding on their Ability /and'. "better than hoii-isms" all season and pw.c.'pmes the day of Judgment. Â·. - _ Â·, f |[ The third .event is the jjity. Race., Cp^spbris'pred by jtonnie's S p b r. t i n g Goods ,%nd the Long Beach Ski Â§ ub, ; thpi/$nnuai ski meet one pL.tWe, highlights 'pi e'city Vsports yekp..'' -",.: p-This"-year '.th'S^race Â»is slated for March 27 and will be held at Snow Summit in Big Bear. Summit has a good pack and, even with continued w a r m weather, the upper slopes should provide good racing conditions well into April. To be, eligible for this race, you must live or be employed in Long Beach or be a member of the Long Beach Ski C l u b . Entry blanks will soon be available at Lonnie's in Los Altos, as well as other loca- tions throughout the city. Â» .* * Â» IN THE current issue/ SKI Magazine offers several pointers on spring skiing. Besides technique problems, care of the eyes is emphasized. John Canova of Belleayre Mt., New York, writes that ,t\vo pairs of glasses are necessary. Dark g l a s s e s should be worn at mid-day and lighter amber are better for the late afternoon flat light. He also points out the'importance of high quality glasses. To add- to this, one of the most painful and unnecessary injuries the ski patrolman encounters is. snow blindness. ;. This writer.': 'is Of the opinion that over-use of sun glasses is almost as bad as under-use. ' . ' Â· Â· ; But snow blindness,Oike sunburn, is often undetected in time to prevent 1 serious damage. Basic precautions, therefore, are a must. .-... AIX OUTDOORS . . .T ELECTRONICS SÂ»rvfeÂ« Â·Â·Â·Depth Sounders Â· Radiotelephones Â· Direction Finders NlftR-TRONlCS U.S. Hockey Team Falls to Finns, 4-1 LJUBLJANA, Yugoslavia UPI)--Finland collected three bals in the second period and ent on.to hand the .winless, ellarndwelling United States squad a 4-1 defeat Wednesday a battle, of also-rans at lie world ice hockey cham- donships. : ^ . Â· ; It was the fifth straight etback for tlie hapless United itates team, which-is in dan- ier of being relegated to ;roup B play if it doesn't fin- sh better than seventh in this tourney.. . Poland, ;which suffered a 4-0 whitewashing at the hands pf East Germany in.the only other action Wednesday, and he'U.S. are now both 0-5 in he ,competition.. Finland is sixth, with a 1-4 record and last Germany is fifth with a 2:3 mark; ' ,'...; - ;. ; Â·'-'* Â·'; *. Â·'*'.- '*' .f ;'Â· Â·*' ii'-.THE; - THREE : u n b e a t'e n learns' 1 battling fpr.jthe.title^ ihree'-tirne deferring chvani- pi6h Russia;/Qfiiada' : and 'chpslovakia-SAve'r'e -idle Wednesday::' : All 'f .have ;4-0 THE . ARNOLD by GOLF'S 4-TIME MASTERS WINNER PITCHING WEDGE BEST FOR BURIED LIES 3-9 . For hirting a that from a burled lie, you musr,uÂ»B a club with a heavyweight head and sharp, leading edge. That's Why J pitching wedge li tailor-made ' f o r such shot*; If you cJon'town a pitching wedge, the 9-iron would be your next choice, i . . , . Plan to hit such a shof just 01 you Would a normal fairway wedge-sbt-except Â«je fhaMhe club.enterj the sand behind thAba|l (No. 1).'. If you retqin.your ,-.'Â· 'weightonypur left fobf arid cock your wrlitÂ» quick- V 'ly W r ypur' backswing,-you wilr-getÂ· Ihe sharp!y. ^descending downswing you' : heed to cut well under ; ' t h e ball. - '..Â·.';'.-., .".- / . . x . , . - , ; Â· . : . . - , . Afcove all, .remember; to,wing:WeH.through on the sndr-with a finri leff.hdnd grip (No. 2). Tri Island T TH1 - Â·' Race Ihis Weekend By DAVE TAYLOR Los Angeles Yacht Club will, stage its Tri Island Race :an Racing and catamaran classes and-its Ship Rock (Little Whitney) Race for Midget Ocean Racing classes Friday and Saturday. Open to Ocean Racing classes A.-B, C, and D and catamarans over 36 feet, the Tri-Island Race is slated Friday and is invitational to all - YRU membDr CULPEPPER SCYA and 'acht clubs. The 152-mile classic around Santa Barbara, 'San Clemente and Catalinaj 'Islands will start .Pff Los: Angeles Harbor at 5 p^m.: Fritjay; . Ocean .Rac- ng classes' will be competing m.the second. heat of the 1966 Whitney Series. . -Â· Â·Midget Ocean Racing classes willig^t thein start -in the 4Q-mile : 'phip':-RoGk Race, at li a.m. Saturday; 1 ' '"''.- ','? * '-' *. .*Â· ' Corinthian Yacht Club \yill host its .St. Patrick's Day .Regatta for all iriside and outside classes 'at' Â· Newport harbor Saturday, atid Sunday. i Inyitationai 'to Â·Â· all ' SCY A ' ' Artificial Reefs Due Locally By LEW ALLISON Fishin'' Around: for Donnell Culpepper, Who is In Mexico on Special Assignment. There's a hew deal coming for pier fishermen, and its promises are. great. Artificial fishing reefs off the end of the piers will bring a new kind of fishing. Seal'Beach and Huntington Beach are among the next piers to benefit from this program of the Wildlife Conservation Board.. Bids have been opened and the state board is entering into a contract with M D Shipping of Santa Monica for construction of the reefs, scheduled to begin in the spring in order to interfere as little as possible with sport- fishing boat operations. Pier fishers should be able to notice the results before the summer is over. The horseshoe-shaped reef -- Seal Beach will get 4,185 tons of rock--will nurture food and provide a hiding place for small forage fish, which in turn will attract - larger game fish'. At least 12 feet below the surface, the rocks "will riot interfere with navigation. The reef will be close enough to' the pier so fishermen can cast close to the rocks. ' " : Â·'. - - . The benefits of the.reef already have been established. The rocks of the oil' islands already have become great bass fishing grounds, 1 arid the rocks of the Marina jetties also have helped attract bass and other fish. An artificial reef 'already built at ! the Imperial Beach pier is proving its value. Species of fish not common to the sandy bottom areas are being taken. The projects, funded through the Parks and Recreation Bond Act'of 1964, include San Clemente, Oceanside, Herrhosa Beach.-Venice and Manhattan Beach piers also. ;Â· KTTfCWERSACK'lNTb"Y.0Â«SWiNdl ~WIHi'Â«)Â«hÂ«lpef.AmcW ' Pqlmir 1 ! new, illuitrattd booklif, *!Â·Â· Shod ond Falway WoedÂ«.' SÂ«nd 20$ ond a Â»lf^oiWtÂ»iÂ«Ki, Â«toiti(Â»d tnvilop* to AmeW Falrtxr, In can of Iftii iÂ»wipapr. - Â· . ' Â· Â· Â· Â· Â· . . .'The; U.S., which has ; been siidihg 'downhill in amateur hockey ever since its dramatic, televised victory over Russia in the 1960 Olympics at Squaw Valley, managed to stay in the .contest for.alrngst 30 minutes'but.theh collaps'e'd under the heavy pressure of Longi' : Beach Kids Baseball the Finnish team. .. Â· Association, is conducting its affiljated clubs, the' St: Pat's Day classic will feature a five-race schedule for. inside classes aridi three races for P'utside;classes; - 'Â·'.:Â·: Inside classes. ..will sail three Cheats Saturday begiri- nihg at' 11:30 a.m. and two Sunday starting at 12:30. Outside' classes sail two races Saturday starting at noon and pne ; . Sunday at 1 p.m. * 4 4. Â· * * CALIFORNIA O u t b o a r d Boat Racing Assn.' will hold a 35-mile marathon .event, at South Bpy .near : Chula Vista Sunday' in .honor of COBRA racer Marv Tweed who died recently after a boat racing . Of the 1964 Bond/Act funds ; $5 million dollars has been reserved for .Wildlife Conservation. The reefs will be the .'first bf its 'Bond .Act projects to be completed. The Department, of Fish'and Game figures the Southland piers will provide more than 1 million fisherman-days this years. A reef is planned at Belmont after construction of the new pier. ' ' * * * THESE DAYS OF THE.FULL MOON, following last week's stormy weather, have turned warm and clear, with high tides in the mornings and minus tide's in the afternoon, making things interesting for the surf fisher' Sea" Boats Set Isle Tripi; ; Ocean fishing will be'fttov- ng into high gear in the cprri- ng week as regular Â·Â·island ishing and free-lance' trips r or surface fish begih-V'to" crowd the rock cod-'cruise's out of the picture. :'-- :'" Gone are the days''Wnen anglers waited for April 1 to declare fishing . season^ ^to". Hali but have Â· been working well, recently of f shore* %nd close off the East Long'Beach surf. Barraccuda are showing at the island, bass are hjt^ing well there, and the vanguard boats of the 1966 season have been - raising .'yeilowtail,' al- though'there's.been no action with these. : ' ,' Â· * :Â»Â·'.;* * i,' THE STATISTICS SHOW that even January was a good month for .the Southland's deepsea' crpvyd". While rock- fish'provided .much of the catch of 'Â·125,'478 'game fish-8.6 fish:per man--there were 10,000 .kelp bass in the sacks as well as barracuda, Halibut, sculpin and various 'otHer species, including even-, 117 yellows. Â· ."'Â·". ' After next weekend's island cruise, Pacific Landing expects to start daily 'trips there. The Pacific Queehj after an extensive overhaul, will be returning to service the following weekend, .-faster than ever. The EstreUa,;pbpU- [ar veteran half-day and 1 local boat, has a new Â·V-S.-twin power plant that has; in': crease her speed considerably. Popular "sundowner" .excursions will be resumed soon/ Clinic Sunday IODGE TRUCKS CAMPERS f enn E. Thomas Says: e've got 'em . . . the most complete flection of Dodge Trucks and Recreational jumpers in the Southland."Â·Â·'"_ i compact van accident River! on :the Colorado Glenn E. Thomas, Pres. DODGE Al 00 COMPACT TRUCKS GVW Pack; Â·id custom VÂ»n wr .._ irt vin convent Spor(sman wng'on SPECIAL VALUE '66 DODGE VAN 'With Compcr Conversion Big ( molne, SJK-pound OVW packaut Incl. B-ply IS-tacl! lirei, fresh air ttaltr, Passtoocr seal and small accessarklr screened pklurt wkitfflw'intf luvered scretaed wlnlews IM sltf* doers/ pkis 2 conilorlabl* rear seals that convert to a bid. Bufttl priced compete . . . 2599 plus tax lie. e , . . cnoae [ram TAB speii^nÂ«i ipcrli Wagons. 1hÂ« compact Pickup 0r ._ i or wkrhoul camper conversions. Wa have roort van conversions than an/ other dealer In tba Harbor area. See them all her* COMPACT TRUCKS FOR IMMEDIATE -- DELIVERY -- j-cyltarfer er V-l; standard IransmltsloA or Automatic Leaded wllh eflurpmenl or plaia. Dodge (j Chinook Motor Homes Now on Display for Immediate Deliver SEE OUR % -TON CAMPER SPECIAL PICKUPS annual baseball instruc tional "clinic. Boys ages 10-13 living any : where in Long Beach or Seal Beach are invited to attend. The-dates will be Sunday, March Â· 13,-. and'the following Sunday, March 20. The locations: S t a n'ford, tcigers, . Stevens, Lindbergh r. High fields arid Spud : Field n Signal -Hill. :A1L sessions Will begin at, 1' and continue Cole's. Market of the Roary League, will'hold tryouts Saturday at 1 p.m. at P a r k Avenue Field. All boys 13-14 are invited. The.Carson Little League Sunday's event..will .pit; all outboard racing class^s-and; invitational :tp. :; ': all /.outboard drivers. Racing-begins at 9:30 a.m. Sunday.'iEntn.es must-be filed an hour' 1 before, race time. ' * * * * B O A T I N G organizations from nine states and Washington, 'D.C., agreed Monday to-form a 100,000-member na- :ional boating corporation. The announcement of the new National Boatmen was Federation of made at the will hold tryouts Saturday and Sunday at the new field on Main St. near Sep'ulv'eda. Boys 9-12 report Saturday al 10 a.m.; boys 13-15 r e p o r t Sunday at 1. The Jr. Lifeguards of the Rotary league will hold tryouts Saturday at 10 a.m. a.nd Sunday at :].Â· All boys 13-14 living east of-Cherry Avenue are invited. Chicago National Boat, Travel and Outdoors show. Robert Synnestvedt of Jenkintown, Pa., was elected temporary chairman of the new group's steering committee. "The problems of';boating have become national in scope, and they must :be met y a national organization. If the individual boatman is to have a voice in such' matters as legislation, equipment requirements and education, he DODE BUBLDS TOUGH TRUCKS the 5-year, 50,00 Mile Warranty . , . and they are all here at Graebner Wins Egyptian Match CAIRO (UPI)-^CIark Graeb ner of Beechwood, Ohio, breezed into Ihe semifinals of the Egyptian lawn tennis championships ". Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-3, 7-5 victory over Bernard Montrenaud of France. Sweden's Jan Erik Lund quist, an experienced globetrotter, was taken to f o u r sets by Egyptian teenage champion Ismael Elshafei be- 'ore winning a two-hour match, 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2. Ken Fletcher of Australia jeat Russia's Toomas Lejus, 6-2, 6-3, 6-3, in the other quarterfinal Wednesday. must organize," Synnestvedt said. The new federation in- e l u d e s representatives of boating organizations from Illinois, Wisconsin, Pennsyl vania, Arizona, New Jersey, New York,'Michigan,. Maryland, Ohio and the District of Columbia. men'and the clam d i g g e r s . A check down the beach found Belmont Pier anglers taking bonito; some bonito on the San Gabriel River bridge; some fairly good perch fishing along.the strand; : and some sporadic corbina catches, topped by one 5 : pounder at Belmont Shore. ' Belmont Pier is'suffering somewhat from the pile 'driving and 1 heavy'construction work on the new pier alongside, but with halibut^ close in all along the East Long Beach and Seal Beach shore, both those piers should be producing well soon, nonetheless. A.Tuesday night check for grunion along Belmont Shbfe'was disappointing, although not a complete blank. One,party had a few. dozen fish in the bottom of their Â·'bucket/ but many .of the sca'ttered hunters--mostly joyous .young couples--found none: If you feel hardy, have a try forjhe funny little finnies at midnight tonight Or'a haif-hour later in the wee hours of Saturday morning. We found things better last weekend among the clam hunters--in fact, too good. This digger took three limits 'of Pismos in three days, conscientiously burying the ones under 4'/4 inches and stopping at 10 clams. But we saw lots of illegal clams being'taken, mostly by youngsters who didn't know any better, and we saw others with far more than their limits. The clams were too easy to get in a number of places along the Southland shore, and the fishery took quite rf beating. Game wardens reported that clam diggers unable to resist breaking the law were the most numerous among game law violators last month. There were 94- arrests of clam, diggers among 289 citations. That exceeded even the arrests for fishing without a license (a license is required for clams, too). The offenders paid a total of $8^298 in fines, and if you figure that out, you'll see you're running the risk of a healthy penalty for that unlawful chowder. SKIN DIVERS AND SCUBA DIVERS will switch their attention from spiny lobsters to abalones Wednesday. The abaior.e season opens as the lobster season comes to an end until Oct. 5. Fishing hours for abalone are a half-hour before sunrise to a half-hour after sunset, and the limit is five of any or all species. A license is required. Minimum sizes: Red--7 .inches; green--6'/$; pink --6; black--5, and all other specials, 6 inches. You have PIERPO1NT, which running weekend island^trips, plans to inaugurate a ^free-. lance boat next week.., -'-.vv Belmont Pier's Queen pf,..the Sea will be running ...daily- beginning April 2, according'. to Skipper Harold BoyerY-The landing is running taxis .to Capt. Fred Austin's barge Islander, off the breakwater;, on weekends. Fishermen there riave been having better"th'an [air. luck with'.bpnito,--some halib'ut and a. few sculping Seal Beach half-day Â»boats have been operating ^ daily through the winter. Its..bSrge. Alaska will not be in service, until April.--L.A. - ..A*".-.' Anchovy Catch 340 E. ANAHEIM ST. LONG BEACH HEMLOCK 7-6491 Seal Beach -- 32 passengers on 2 boats cat,0-M 4 bonito, 2 calico bats, 55 hIlbut. Landing -- 73 Southland . Trout Plant Sites Listed The Department of Fish and Game has s c h e d u l e d the s t o c k i n g of catchable-size rainbow trout this week in the f oj lo w i n g lakes and streams: LOS ANGELES COUNTY-Big Tujunga' Creek (Lower and Upper), C r y s t a l Lake, Jackson Lake, Legg Lake, Littlerock Reservoir, Pudding- stone Reservoir, San Gabriel River (East Fork, North Fork, West Fork). ORANGE COUNTY --Silverado Creek, Trabuco Creek. RIVERSIDE C O U N T Y -Fulmor Lake. SAN B E R N A R D I N O to carry a device for measuring your catch. Any abalone not kept must be put back on the rock were it was found. i Bob -Helwig of Huntington Park created a stir at Irvine Lake Monday when he netted a 6-pound, 13-ounce trout that, hit a red and gold spinner. The trout was the largest ever taken from the lake, according to R. S. Cleary, operator. Cleary said trout are hitting salmon eggs and cheese almost anywhere in the lake in 8 to 15 feet of water. A weight limit topping 10 pounds was taken by J. F. Madden of Culver City. A 5-pound, 9- ounce prize was taken on a Daredevil spoon by Don Green of Cudahy. Bass and catfish strings are good. There's a fishing derby under way. Canal Angler Oaims He's Caught 22 Striped Bass boats cauoJit 550 roc* mu, , w LUW iwu. M ling Â£od, 2 calico bast, SO halibut, 41 wnilciisft, i *uifl.'n, 19 miscellaneous. Pactfk Lawflnfl -- 55 passengers on 3 boars cawM 133 rialibul, 65 roclc cod, 3 bonito. Redondo--61 passenoe/s on 4_ boa's sllco bass, 6~iole;"33 ~pa'sj*n~oÂ«'/Vcri I'bar U bonito. It mkfertl, 37 rode Â· ifbo*--M passertoen on 3 boats caught I bonllo, UP cairco Dais, B sculpfn, 42 allbul, S ihctcshexl. X Wuo twrch, 31 rockrish, 43 mrKcilAr.eous. IT c V""c n Â£ r Â«d" COUNTY--Cucamonga Creek, Deep Creek, Miller Creek. SAN DIEGO COUNTY-Doane Lake Santa Margarita Fishing for striped bass hi| the Coachella Canal wouldn't seem to be a very rewarding pastim?, just offhand. ' Vernon Anderson of Indio, however, claims he has caught sprn'e 22 legal-size stripers in he..c?inal during the past year. His latest catch is a 29-inch nine pound 12 ounce striper :aken in the Coachella Canal at Avenue 50, Indio, Feb. 25. This is the largest striped bass ever caught in the canal. Biologists of the Department of Fish and Game are studying scales from the fish to if Sweetwater River. VENTURA COUNTY--Piru Lake. .'shrimp. Striped bass find their way nto the Coachella Canal from he Colorado River via the All American Canal, the DFG said. Stripers first were inlro duced into the lower stretches of the river in 1959. Some of these striped bass iave become vagabonds, providing unexpected t r o p h y catches to anglers fishing the rrigation canals of the Imperial and Coachella Valleys and even little Sunbeam Lake near Seeley. Anderson, who had landec a five pound striper the night before his record catch, says he entices the fish with such Commercial fishermen-have harvested 4,349 tons pjf : a'n- chovies through Feb. 24Â° in the experimental anchovy;-re.- . duction fishery, the Department of Fish and Game'jf^ xrts. ;:I.i;ji- The experimental jfis.heYy opened Oct. 14 and wiU.rjin through April 30. Fish, and Game Commission regulations placed a ceiling of 75,000 tons On the f i s h e r y in 1965-66, with a s t i p u l a t i o n ' Â£ h . $ t it could be closed immediately if any danger developed to the anchovy resource. Â·Â·Â·" i '_- DFG Director Walter- Â· f. Shannon reported landings in the fishery's five zones -;as follows: "Â·;':Â·Â·' Zone 1 -- Pt. Concep,cion : Hueneme area, quota of 10,000. tons, 654 tons landed; Zone 2 -- San Pedro area, quota of 10,000 tons,.^2','3'24 tons landed; Zone 3 ^'jSan Diego area, quota of '10,600 tons,- no fish landed; Zptje.,'.4 --offshore from southern California, quota of 35,000 'tons, 1,156 tons landed; Zone. 5-f offshore from northern -'California, quota of 10,000 .tons, 215 tons landed. Â· .. , Slaiighterin of Deer Ha Boaters to Picnic The Ouibodi'd Boating Club determine its age and rate of of Long Beach has invited " . _--i-- -- . *_._- i .. growth. members and friends to at tend an annual get-acquaint ed picnic at 10:30 a.m. Sun day at Caughran Park, 14001 Bellflower 3lvd., Bellflower. bait as liver, worms and There will be swimming from 10:30 to noon. in Yosemite Â·iifn^'f 1 -' Y O S E M I T E NATIONAL PARK (ffi -- Deer huntÂ£by rangers in Yosemite Natijmal Park have been halted'pend- ing the outcome of hearings by the Fish and Game'-Cjirti- missjon, Park Superintendent John M. Davis announced.;?.. The commission is considering a request by park off i: cials that sportsmen be. allowed to shoot antlerless deer in special winter hunts 'Ojit- sida the park's boundaries. Â·: Until the commission'rules, Davis said, rangers wijl^foj? slaughtering deer. '-%Â£''
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