The Racine Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin from Racine, Wisconsin on August 2, 1959 · Page 29
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The Racine Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin from Racine, Wisconsin · Page 29

Racine, Wisconsin
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Sunday, August 2, 1959
Page 29
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It niVcr falls to htpipfn Hrrit* that a aaitato 1 li fnrihifti^ hot and Ijr aO(hh« it tai tha iaka btf mrtar aaa waoda. Or that a Iaka It •%low fithlaf'' and nativn and tourittt braak rods by tha carton hatdlnf out luakmra. Last week we despaired of artificial bait success in the Fox River, then spent a delightful weekend with smallmouth hats, white bass and northerns hanging away at just about any "hardware" thrown their way, Our best bet seamed a chunk of metal kmiwB as a 'superHhiper*, a sooaviiMt U* shaped strip of metal that should be more at home openfaig bottle caps than at* tracting a fish. Everything had to be fished deep during the day and on the shallows in the evening. Otto Jorgensen worked the river wiU) us one night and took a neat ZO-inch northern on a medium running plug in some six inches of water near < weedy little island. As with most bank fishing on the river, care in casting is needed due to brush and tree growth along the river. Best way to avoid hanging lures In trees Is to find the shallows and wade, or do It by boat — a tiring process when one considers the many shallows along the Fox. But the fish are there, and— witii patience—can be iiad. * * * We Midwestemers moy think we have a comer on the prob lem of water pollution and view the ocean-coast states as having the problem licked. Not so, according to the recent Conservation News. Big cities on the ocean front have tremendous prob* lems disposing of their sow* age sludge. New York barges Its sludge far out Into the ocean and even this Is frowned on as no one can aee the long*range affect this may have. Asbury Park, N.J., has had an application rejected for federal aid in building sewage treatment and disposal facilities because it proposed to hold digested sludge during summer months when beaches are in use then discharge it during the winter 1,000 feet off shore. The federal aid law says that befora a community Is able to get such aid, Its proposed sewage treatment must guarantee that "substantially complete removal of aattle* able solids will result befora aewage effluents are dls* charged to any focalvhig waters". A director of the Oyster Institute of America charged recently that 100,000 acres of oyster grounds and clam beds cannot now be used due to pollution. Santa Monica beach in southern California has been quarantined because of this health hazard as far back as 1943. New York has only 36 miles of the city's 400 miles of waterfront listed as fit for swimming. So It Isn't only our Inland waters and lakes where pol* lutloB exists. Tliree thousand Brevard County residents and members of the Florida Wildlife Federation are asking their governor to deny approval of a dredging and filling project which would Four Ratine Sportsmen found Long Journey Rewarding landangar the spawning grounds of a popular Florida game fish Marthas of tfiraa ttraama in •nvani COvnty, Fla., MIS* tain large populations of wtatarlniwaterfowl and spawning grounds for many spades including the famed tsAt water trout A real estate promotion would dredge and fill in a pub licly-owned marsh area for a bulkhead six miles long and 8,000 feet wide to create a housing development near Co coa, Fla. The county commission gave its approval although consultant for the Commission is reported to have endorsed the project to the commissioners then filed the plat as engineer for the development firm. Florida sportsmen don't like It and have told the gov* emor so. Now it renulns to be seen If their voices were loud enough to Mock the plan. * * * You may add to the ways the sportsman or nature lover can land in the arms of John Law the picking of daisies along a country highway. The state says it is unlawful to disturb, molest, deface, remove or destroy natural plant growths or structures on public property. While you may not ba nabbed by the game wardens for picking a flower or soma berries along a quiet country road, you could be. It's Illegal. The law alms primarily at the despoller of munlcl* pally planted flowers and shniba and at the tester of rifle and shotgun on road signs. It is too bad the Indian didn't have lawyers. They might still have their land if they did. The State Legislature, In paasing the boating law, knocked out an amendment which would have prevented local municipalities from banning "non-native" boats from watera within their Jurisdiction. Now if the Indians had only had a few LLDs among them they could have chucked such a measure at the early French and English coming to these parts and where would an ex plorer be without a boat? « * « Wisconsin bureaus and departments sometimes puzzle the citizen. The state officially sends expensive Junkets to Washington and Canada to join In fighting Chicago's "water ateal" as diversion of Lake Michigan waters is called anywhere outside of Illinois. But a contractor withdrawing an estimated million gallons of water a week from a lake the size of Browns Lake seems to leave the Public Service Commission with a "so what?" at titude. A mathematician might have fun figuring the ratio of water wlthd^awal of some 6,000 gallons an hour from Browns Lake and the amount Chicago proposed to withdraw from the Groat Lakes. The steam from the Browns Lake resort owners and natives built up amazing intensity as the road construction outfit pumps drained away at the lake. Who is to blame them? The lake has problems enough as it is without whittling down its water area. By Pat Duhn It was a long way to go for fish but worth every mile of it. That's the opinion of four Racine sportsmen who recently returned from fishing Lake Tazin in Canada. Twenty-p o u n d lake trout were common, 27-28 pounders and one that went to 32 pounds topped the catch for anglers Hans Geyer, Earl Hess, Ray Hansche and Mike Salvano on their Canadian junket. Before anyone plans to take off a weekend and try their luck, it should be explained that Lak^ Tazin lies some 1,500 miles north of Wallace, Idaho, partly in the Northwest Territory, northern Saskatchewan and Manitoba. It is 40 miles from the new boom-town of Uranium City and 400 miles from the closest road. You An Uncrowdad The Racine party flaw to Uranium City and again by float plane to Lake Tazin. Aa might be surmised, fishing pressure on the lake is far from annoying. Some 68 miles long and 28 miles wide, there is one mm Landlubbers Easy to Spot By Wm. Taylor McKeown Editor, Popular Boating "I've just bought my first boat," a friend told us. *i hate being spotted as a landlubbery beginner. What should I do?" Start learning as fast as possible, we told him. Seamanship is Important for safety and boating pleasure. The beginning boatman can be recognized before he even eaves the dock. Does he pick up an ice chest and picnic basket which could throw him off balance, and then try to step onto the side of a small boat? Falling overboard right at the start can be very em barrassing. Note his equipment aboard. Are there life preserver jackets and cushions for each passenger and are his children already wearing theirs? Do you notice he has stowed aboard an anchor and lots of line, bilge pump, spare paddle and probably an approved-type fire extinguisher? Is stowage kept shipshape? Watch him leave the dock. Has he been watching other boats go in and out so that he can judge the strength of the wind and any current? Boats have no brakes and it is important to learn wha speeds are necessary to keep steering control and still be able to stop in time. Watch Speed How fast does he head out? He may be safely away from other boats and still throw out a bow wave that can rock and slam moored craft against the dock. Is he going out in threatening weather when more experienced boatmen and even commercial fishermen would stay at anchor? Traffic Is usually heaviest around a dock. Here is where the newcomer's knowledge of rules of the road shows up. Does he back out into the channel without giving approaching boats thft right of way? When a boat comes toward him from the right, does he show he is a novice by cutting in front of the other craft, or worse still, steer a confusing course first one way and then the other while he tries to make up his mind? Watch him offshore. Does he drive near swimmers? Speed past anchored fishing boats? Allow passengers to stand up or sit on the slippery forward deck of the small outboard? Ask Queationa How about his return to the dock? Here he can use an offshore wind or current as a brake, or may need to rely on his reverse gear. Does he put out fenders to cushion his bump against the dock and then make a slow approach? "So how do I learn all these techniques?" our friend asked. Magazines, books, Power Squadron and Coast Guard Auxiliary classes and best of all questions and practice. Go offshore and try to pull up slowly to a buoy or floating piece of drift as if it were a dock. Approach from different Sam Snead's Golf School * * * * * * Remcmbtr: Ltft Heel Down Early! angles to find how your boat reacts to the wind and curront. Experiment at your dock when no one else is around. Ask questions. Every boatman likes to give advice and enjoys his sport more the more he learns. Find out from ex pcrienced seamen what they advise for docking procedures, equipment, safety practices and the weather. The sure sign of the ins^ure and not-too-bright beginner it that he's ashamed to ask. lona retort on the lake, catering to flying tportamen who come teeklng tha big onet In the ice-cold waters of Lake Tazin. And cold it It. In mid-June the ice had not yet parted going out of the Iaka. Thnre wat ttlll Ice in tha water in July. Proper flthlng «ttire In eludes woolen thirtt even In July and Augutt and every night it a double-blanket night in that latitude, tome 100 rauat balow the Arctic Circle. Hett and Geyer had often fished Reindeer Lake In Saa- katchewan befbrc. Thlt year they decided to try tha bigger onet rumored to haunt tha virgin watert in the far north of the province. Their two-weak tojourn Included 10 dayi of flthlng. No f-lh. Tatt Hart Armed with 35-pound test linen line and rods and reels of matching stamina, they had a ball. Some periods were unproductive, Geyer recalls, but "when they hit, they HIT." And when fthey didn't, there was all that matchless scenery to be examined and photographed. Catting up on the reefs near drop off, lunker lake trout would take the lure and gun for the deep water. Sometimes Hess, said, they would fight a fish for 30 to 35 minutes before it tired and could be DU Has Hopeful Duck Forecast Landlubber at work? Watch a boatman approach the dock and you can usually tell how experienced he Is. A slow approach with lines Is recommended, but watch that forward deck. It may be slippery and insecuro to stand on. Solons Reach Some of Conservation Goals A key movement In the left heel way off the ground! downswing concemt tha left Don't let this happen to you. heel. But befora wa get to Keep that left heel move fairly what actually should happen abort, even on the longest shot, to tha left heel, at that time, that downswing let mo mention another 'ML novement-the idea is to get Many golfers lota eoajlrol of y^u, ^,lght back on your left their twingt becauaa of ^•h-l at early at possible In 'tot dance" they do with the ^ downswing, like I am doing left foot o« the J «ckjiring.i„ tod,y., photograph. That VoM gueatad It-thay lot that ^hole weight trans- * faral movement' (to the left leg) and assures the golfer of Power Boat Owners Call Qet Tax Refund Tha National Wildlife Fad eratlopi warned power boat owners that tha deadline for filing for federal gat<4ine tax refund It Stpt. 30. Application, for tha one cant a gallon refund fuutt ba filed on Intwnal Rtvemia Service fori| |43, with the dittrict di rectcNT Intamal rtvtnue. Claimt fUad bafora this Stpt. 30 should cover gaaoHnt uiad betwiNi July 1,1951 and Jtto* 80. 1»W. The Outbdud Boating Club of America aatinataa that moTf than 4 million gaUbni of gas ware coniumad 1 plaaauit ^oiti ^Auriog INi. Fishing Techniques Hove Many Names HARRISBURG, Pa. — (NEA) —There are probably more names for fishing techniques than there are fish. Most anglers have heard of casting and trolling, but some of the names are more or less local, points out the Pennsyl- vanish Fish Commission. What is known as dapping for crappie and bass in some areas becomes jigging In another. In the west, the same technique of using a long pole and a short line goes under the title of tule dipping. A winter steelhead fisherman goes plunking, an exact ing science of lobbing salmon eggs into the current, planting a bell-equipped rod in a holder and hustling back to a bonfire. Green Bay Wesf Gets New Coach GREEN BAY—(ffi —Robert C. Kloss, basketball coach at La Crosse Central High School for the past seven years, has been named cage coach at Green Bay West High, succeeding Bruce Fossum. Klois, 37, had a record of 97 victories and 63 losses at La Crosse Central. He is a graduate of Ripon College where he won 11 Setters. Fossum, former University of Wisconsin star, has been named assistant basketball coach at Michigan State University, t MADISON— (i?>) —The state assumed control of the 97-mlle upper Fox River waterway in one of the 1959 Legislature's most important acts affecting the outdoors. The lawmakers also approved a $27,333,000 conservation fund budget, a boat regis tration plan and a $757,000 state-county lake access acquisition program. A $2 park sticker plan, pushed hard the past week, was laid over until the fall session. As part of the waterway bargain, the federal govern ment agreed to put the area in repair at a cost of about $300,000. Congress has appropriated part of the money, plans to put up the rest a year from now. The U.S. Corps of Engi neers will do the work. Kill Re-organlzatlon Gov. Gaylord Nelson's pro posal to abolish and reorganize the conservation commission was killed in a party-line vote by the Republican controlled Senate. Opponents contended the bill was an attempt to pack the commission with Democrats. Under the bill, Nelson would have been able to name six new commissioners. Under present law he is entitled to name two to posts which become officially vacant next week. Terms of A. W. Schorger of Madison and Leonard Seyberth of Eau Claire are running out. The two commissioners will continue to serve until reappointment or replaced. The governor has delayed taking this action in order to make his choices on the basis of nominations of a Resource Development Advisory Committee. The committee is created by a new reorganization law. Senate confirmation, un­ der'this plan, will be sought in tha fall. Pass Boat Law Fishermen will be subject to new motorboat registration and regulation laws, beginning March 31. Included Is a $3 fee for three years. The regulations require motor boats to have running lights at night, safety equipment and mufflers. The last of the controversial bounty bills was lost In the shuffle of adjournment. It would have boosted hunting license fees slightly to underwrite the cost of paying state bounties, estimated at $249,000 for the biennium. It would have restored state bounties—discontinued in 1957 —on fox, coyete and wildcat. Need County Money The budget's newest feature is a plan for development of public access on lakes and streams. In order to be effective, the $337,000 put up by the state will have to be matched with county funds. Trout fishermen made an important gain in a compromise bill making water from lakes and streams available for agricultural irrigation. The key provision in the temporary two-year law gives the Conservation Department veto power over permits which would affect the flow of trout streams. The commission was unable to obtain legislative approval of a plan to liberalize its deer party permit system. It put in a bill to permit issuance of permits to two or more hunters. Under present law they are issued to groups of four or more. The system, adopted two years ago, has been used exclusively by deer hunters. A $2 state park sticker fee proposal, defeated two years ago, was laid over until the fall session, Under the bill, vehicles entering the 33 state parks would be required to carry either a $2 sticker or pay a 50 cent admission fee. Frick Selects All -star Umps LOS ANGELES—(A»)—Baseball Commissioner Ford Frick announced these umpires for Monday's All-Star game in Memorial Coliseum: National League—Bill Jac kowski, Tony Venzon and Ken Burkhart: American League — Bill Summers, Charles Berry and John Rice. Jackowskl will open behind the plate, Venzon at second base. Summers at third and Berry at first. Burkhart and Rice will work the foul lines. NEW YORK—WV- A Ducks Unlimited spokesman has reported that drouth conditions in the southern areas of Saskatchewan and Alberta, Canada, this year will not be as serious as they might have been. Reports from primary breeding grounds of waterfowl in the prairie provinces make the determination of the wildfowl prospects this fall impossible! at this time," said Arthur Bartley, executive director of the organization. "However, Information received Indicates the breeding stock return to the nesting grounds was satisfactory. There still are some water areas in southern Saskatchewan and Alberta, in addition to those built by Ducks Unlimited, that are holding many birds and producing effectively." Bartley presently is making an inspection of Alberta, Sas katchewan and Manitoba with DU general manager Angus Gavin of Winnipeg, to determine, the success of ducks and geese on their primary breed ing grounds where Ducks Unlimited has built more than 500 "factories," or breeding areas, during the past 21 years with contributions from American sportsmen. A telegram received from Gaven by Lawrence Durkln, executive secretary of Ducks Unlimited, whose national headquarters aro in New York, bears out Hartley's forecast. It read in part: "A survey of waterfront conditions in Manitoba and Saskatchewan during the past week covering 1,500 miles of ground surveys in parkland and prairie, including both dry and watered terrain, show noticeably improved conditions for 1959 waterfowl production. The breeding season for a nuijority of the duck population it three to four weekt late. Many broods above average are now appeai^ing among all species . due to lateness of the final hatch determination of this year's production cannot be e* tabllshed at this time." Prep Coaches Slate Clinic at Madison Ben Martin of the Air Force Academy and Frank McGuire, who led North Carolina to the 1957 NCAA basketball championship, will be featured guest Inttructort at the annual Wisconsin high school coaches' as sociation "clinic" Aug. 3-7 at Madison. Milt Bruhn of Wisconsin and Fran Polsfoot of River Falls will join Martin, whose Air Force team played TCU to a 0-0 tie In the Cotton Bowl, on the football faculty. Assisting McGuire in cage instruction will be Wisconsin's new coaching trio of John Ericksen, John Orr, and Ron Nord. High school coaches on the program will include Herbert Butch) Mueller of Madison East (football) and Dick Wadewitz of Milwaukee Lincoln basketball). In addition, Wisconsin coaches will conduct clinics in wrestling, baseball, track, tennis, and filming of athletic events. worked up out of deep water to the boat. And when they hit well, there was excitement that richpcheted between the boats like a .30-06 slug. Once two men in one of the boats hit at the same time, struggling half an hour to bring a pair of trout to boat. One went 27 pounds, the other 28. The lake trout were so much fun that the party didn't try for any of the hulking northern, walleye or Arctic grayling to be had in the same waters. After all when 15-25 pound lake trout are coming as run- of-the-mill catch, to be tossed back like stunted panfish, who wants to try for another species? Architect Geyer had an interesting observation on far- north fishing, "It sure ruins you for fishing around here." n.50 RENT A TRUCK FOR ONI HOUR AND PIVI MILIS DIAL 2-S103 MERCHANTS DEUVIRY TRUCK RENTAL, Inc. Ills Iff ». 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