Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on April 26, 1954 · Page 3
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MONDAY, APRIL 26, 1954 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Hirer Ripples Current Events on Alton Lake and Roamin' the Piasa Country With HAROLD BRAND PAGE fttiMt rolnmnlM I* E. Brown, a mem- hot of the staff. 4 Early SprlnfE "At this timr of the year the Ivirriy line fishermen are catrh- iMi* a variety of fish; and those taken at this time of the year arc perhaps thf? best eating. "Sturgeon are the numhpr one fish for the trotliners at.' present i if they fish below the locks, or in the Missouri River), and they are hard to beat for eating. worms are the most likely bait for these horny-scaled fish, which resemble an alligator. Sturgeon of two to three pounds are consdered best for the table, the meat being snow-white and quite firm. Only when the water in the rivers is cold can they be taken, pole and line, trammel net and trotlines being the means of endeavor. "These fish may be taken with pole and line if the fisherman uses worms and keeps his bait near the bottom of the stream. They are found mainly where the bottom terrain is sandy, and a medium to moderate current flowing. Trotliners do best with the same requisites; fishing Ihe bottom with a sandy location. "Sturgeon are difficult to dress for the amateur, the professionals wear gloves, cut the horny 'hackels' or ridges from head to tail, and then pull of the remaining skiji with pinchers or pliers, Walleye* Biting "Tha pole and line fisherman also runs a chance of catching a walleyed pike (river jack salmon). These are top-notchers To Size 42! in the finny tribe, and are taken only when the water is cold. I never hooked one on a trotline. They are bottom feeders also, and are taken where the water is moving swiftly. Fishermen on the apron on the Missouri side have caugli» many walleyed pike just below tne locks. Axrortmcnt of Pish "All of the rest of the scale fish can be taken at this time of the year (barring closed soasonst. and rels will bitethr hooks in the river. Most amateur pnglers are rather perplexed rnrt chagrined to find what they ar? about to land when it turns out to be an eel. and much more so when they try to t;\kr the hook from its mouth, or untangle the snarled lines. Perhaps the best way to handle one of this critters is to pick up a piece of newsprint and wrap the snake-like fish with it. They a^e not considered the choicest eating by most people, but a few seem to like them. (Not 11. "Channel catfish and most of the other choice varieties, including Fultons. can be caught in cold water, but the best luck that I have had usually came fiarbershoppers Sing Set May 8 Alton Chapter of SPERSQSA, boiler kno\\n H* "Barbrrshop- i pers." will present its spring sine at Alton High School Audi- i torhim, Saturday. May 8. at 8 I p.m. Tljp singers will be assisted by i members of the .Icrseyville (Chapter. Claude Smith, director a little later, in Juno during their spawning season. Carp and Buffalo are spawning nnw. A Hint to the Wl«f> "A sign erected in St. I/inis by a disciple of Izaak Walton is reported to read: 'Go fishing while you're hot: you're going to be rold a long time.' " of both the Alton and „ croups, will direct the combined rhonis for the show. Also fca- tuwd on the proRram will be several quartets and novelty numbers by members of the • ehoms. Tickets forjihjs show are now on sale by several church organizatio.is in the ci»v. There are now more than 600 | i chapters of SPKRSQSA in the. ! t'nited States. Canada. Alaska, i and Hawaii From these groups : have oome many otitstandlnR quartets. Several international rhampions were from Illinois chapters; in 1953 the "Vikings" from Rock Island; in 1952 the "Four Teens" from Scott Air Force Base. RelleviHe, and in 1949 frtim Chicago, the "Mid States Four." 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