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January 14, 1962

The Racine Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin from Racine, Wisconsin · Page 32

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RACINE SUNDAY BULLETIN Jan. 14, 1962 Sec. 3, Page 4 SPQRTSTVI Cu fat Largemouth Bass," lists a number of causes for damage to bass populations. Included tion of competing species. Of these causes, the tapeworm, which causes sterility in the fish; destruction of habitat by carp, or the effects of over-fertilization of the water seem to be the only ones that would apply at Browns Lake. the history, ecology and management of largemouth bass. It has had a reputation as a With the icebox door wide open from Canada and Alabama and natives everywhere huddled near the hearth, the first sign of spring comes nevertheless. New York's Boat Show is in full swing. March 2-11 the Chicago Boat Show will be staged and, mixed in with these dates will be the sports- shows in Chicago and Milwaukee. At these the rod and reel fisherman will once more emerge from his den and drool over new gear and gadgets. Outboard Boating Club of America says $7 billion was spent on recreational boating last year. This is big business when one considers that this is a recreation, not a vital necessity like meat and potatoes or housing. Boats are getting bigger, more fancy, more loaded with gadgets such as pushbutton shifts. However the manufacturers leave no segment of the field untouched. They know a lot of individuals have neither the money nor inclination toward the cruiser comfort class. There are lots of anglers in the market for small boats, boats that can be taken out, dunked in the water and fished from without investments in trailers, hoists or three strong men to muscle their craft in and out of the water. And the manufacturers are turning out small, light craft to attract this group. One Washington state manufacturer has a takedown craft that will fit in a car trunk, go together in three minutes (he says) and will take a small outboard motor. It might not be a boat to buck Lake Michigan, or to take on Winnebago in a windstorm. But for small waters, and shallow streams it i.s just the thing. There could also be much interest in craft of thi.s: support men on foot. Men type from some whf) look for in autos may be a different a .second boat fcjr the family breed of cat, however. Some —in which Papa may fish orj townships have laws pro- Show F^iiiirii Boat added an , all-purpose utility scoop "suitable for use as a boat bailer, ice scoops little basket or dust pan" and life belts for dogs. For the man who has' given up hope of ever owning a By Bill McCormick NEW YORK — (NEA) — Practically all certified grade- A, kooky boat lovers are dyed-in-the-wool, confirmed gadgeteers. "^"^ 'tLm 'thVwd £:boat, but still likes to dream, are stuniing in small infertilelS' Motor Boat Show lakes (not a problem at he New York Coliseum Jan. and glass and cork floats will Browns Lake) winterkill inlfs '^^'^^^^ decoratmg dens shallow lakes, destruction of some 265 accessory manu-i^nd recreation rooms, habitat in waters infested byif^cturers will display thou-^ Boats for Sale carp or affected by over-fer-jgan^s of contraptions for Of course the whole show tilization, heavy infestationsj^^ose who don 't consider a won 't be devoted to gadgets, of bass tapeworm or introduc-|(,Qaf altogether seaworthy un-iFor the boatman of modest '•- ' less it is rigged up like a con-imeans there will be every- trol bunker at Cape Canav-| thing from transparent glass eral or a pinball machine prams to modest cruisers with electronic and mechan-.among the more than 450 rec- jcal devices. A vast number of the 350,- reational craft and outboard motors ranging from putt- 000 expected to attend the putts the size of kitchen mix- show will be guys and dollsjers to 100-horsepower plants, who can't afford a rowboat.j Browns Lake and its bassbut like to buy seagoing; are frequently referred to injtrinkets and dream of some; jthe department pamphlet onjday building a yacht around League Opposes Hunting in Parks ,. , ^ CHICAGO — </P) — The everything and has achieved.j^ ^^^j . , . , largemouth lake for two gen-,enough status to drink v^^ter^^^^^ ZS^^ erations. It will be too bad ifipfioai a rianriv seawateriu.. ... them. For the yachtsman who has its bass population goes. Any angler who has had a set-to with a Browns Lake lunker will hope that an answer to the problem will be reached. afloat, a dandy seawater, evaporator will be on display. by voice Saturday vote that recommended the ban on Weighing less than 60 poundsjhunting in national parks be and making 10 gallons ofjcontinued. A s p 0 k e s m a n for the pure water an hour from sea water, it is a little brother oPijeague said there has been a the monster that makes up tojstrong move by some hunt- Another finding of the fallj 10,000 gallons an hour on;j^g groups to allow the shoot- survey was that Browns Lakeisuch liners as the Swedishjing of elk in Yellowstone Nahas loads of stunted bluegills.;motor vessel Gripsholm. To this a lot of bluegill fishermen who fished there will agree at once. * * * With the earlier temperature of 15 below it may sound odd, but the experts warn that many state lakes are still tricky for ice fishing. Even our most recent bitter cold weather followed the fall of a foot or more of snow and the ice has not formed as thick as one might think. had open water in the middle. Big Green Lake was wide open except for the bays. Our subzero weather the past week will have more effect on the opn water than where heavy snow blankets the earlier ice. Most area lakes, however, have enough ice to Air Conditioning, Too Air conditioners in sizes to tional Park in order to reduce the herd. He said the elk herd in the park has the small fry to practice seamanship. TTiere Is a growing feeling In Conservation Department fish management circles that Browns Lake bass fishing may be in for a sharp decline in the next few years. hibiting driving cars on ice. A stranger should check the regulations. Bu r I i n g 10 n Township, for example, allows autos on the ice by permit. On Mendota at Madison no autos at all are allowed on ice. Heavy snow nn the ice i brings up the danf^er of win- fit everything from smalligrown to 12,000 and the cruisers to floating palacesjrange will only support half will be shown, as well asUhat number. electric ice boxes, deep freezers and water coolers. For The spokesman said the league fears opening up na- the boatman who doesn't like'tional parks to hunters will to pollute the waters he sails be the first step in permit- on, and doesn't want to make ting commercial mining and his craft a garbage scow.i'""ibering in the parks. there v/ill be electro-chemical chlorinators which pulverize waste and automatically inject chlorine to destroy bacteria. For the wandering yachtsman there will be radar sets, radio direction finders and Loran. Many of these guidance systems are so simple they can be operated without a degree from M.I.T. Depth- finding devises will be avail- CREATION OF NEW LAKES LEGEND WATERSHED <r> NUMBER OF POTENTIAL LAKE SITES 1961-63 • NUMBER OF POTENTIAL .LAKE SITES 1963-71 The area in Vernon County where three new lakes are planned is lettered A. The Iowa County area is B. Shaded areas represent watersheds where other lakes will be constructed. State Plans 5 Lakes in West Central Wisconsin Nature, neglectful of southwestern Wisconsin when it came to passing out the lakes, will get an assist from man and his machines. Five sites in Iowa and Ver- able to tell the boatman how|non counties have received far is down in case somebodyi tentative approval for crea- pulls the plug and ship-to-j tion of permanent lakes un-iprogra and Water Conservation Committee, according to Governor Gaylord Nelson, and will now be submitted to the State Recreation Committee, overseer of the entire $50 million resource development m. Last year produced some of terkill on our smaller, more the best bass fishing Browns,shallow lakes again. We have Lake has offered in several,not had a really severe win- years. We saw numerous terkill in lakes in this area stringers of five bass — the'for several years. daily limit — that totalled; around .'JO pounds. The bass, started hitting early and, afterj a slight drop-off with the ar-j rival of warm weather, picked; up again early mornings and^ evenings the rest of the season. Late la.1t fall W( D ran a boom-shocking survey of the lake. It was from this that the department began eying the future largemouth fishing with some doubt. The smallest largemouth bass brought to light by the booms was a 10 incher. Dis-i I net fish manager Fritz Paulin pointed out that under normal (onditions there should have been many smaller bass ttian that laken in tiie survey. , Although the formal sur- ' vcy has not been made, preliminary indications are that there has been a fall- i urc in the hatch for the last season or two. If this is so. it would appear that the present supply of bass will be all there will be for the immediate future. Whether lake fertility has caused this, or whether it comes from a parasitf, none has said yet iii (jfficiul circles. WCD Publication ITZ. -Ihe Spahn Will Get Gehrig Award COLUMBUS, Ohio — i/P) ~; Warren Spahn, veteran south-j paw pitcher for the Milwau -I kee Braves, Saturday was; named the 1961 recipient of the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award presented annually by Phi Delta Thela fraternity The award goes annually to the major league player best typifying the on-and-off-the- field spirit of Gehrig, the New York Yankee Hall of Famej immortal who was a Phi Delta Theta member at Columbia University. shore telephones Will beider the state's new $50 mil- shown to keep him in close,'ion resource development contact with the worries andj PfOgram. Two sites are vexations of life on land. New Walkie-talkie Lawrence Hermes, inventor of the original walkie-talkie in 1930, has come up with a transistor pocket model so a wife can nag an errant husband when he skips off the .)oat to visit a tropical isle. To the usuaHine of striking •locks, barometers, com- la .sses, dividers and other in Iowa County, three in Vernon County. A total of $90,000 has been earmarked under the program for the next two years and $1.5 million in the next 10 to help create from 25 to 30 permanent lakes in southwestern Wisconsin watersheds. Glaciers Missed Areas The five projects have been standard gadgets have beenjapproved by the State Soil|the Mississippi River to cou- Back when the great ice cap was gouging, scraping and bulldozing, what is now Wisconsin, the southwestern area of the state got gypped. The glaciers stopped and retreated before reaching that area. As a result, lakes in this unglaciated area are about as rare as Colorado blue spruce in the Sahara. The area is hilly, great rolling hills with deep, flood-plagued valleys that give way near lee country and eroded limestone bluffs. Has Dual Purpose Creation of permanent lakes in these areas has a twofold aim. One, it will provide lake recreation in an area where citizens are hungry for it. And, second, it will be part of a flood control program in the area, holding back some of the rains that now hit the valleys in sudden devastating torrents. The three sites receiving] Sidie Valley, has an $11,000 tag. The Iowa County projects are in the Twin Parks water- tentative approval in Vernon:shed, one in Governor Dodge County are all in the Bad Axe River watershed. One atj Springville, west of Viroqua, is ticketed at $41,000. Another at nearby Esofea is priced at $1,000 and the third. SKI FILM WEATHER — It wasn't difficult to figure (jut what membe s of the Racine Ski Club were doing in Downtown Raci.-.e. Passersby could read their posters advertising a filrn, "Ski Spectacular." to be presented at Dania Brottierhnod Hall Wednesday starting at 8:15 p.m. —Journal-Times Phoio The film will be narrated by one of the nation 's top skiing authorities, Sverre EngerL Advertising the program were Al Tieze, left, and Art Knudsen with signs. Behind Tieze was Bill Poulsen and in front of Knudsen was Bill Crasser. Roberts to Find Yanks Team Which Will Help WILMINGTON, Del. —iJP) —"Being with the Yankees can help any pitcher," says New York right-hander Bob Turley. The only proviso, adds Turley, is that he must have the physical ability. Turley didn't have it last year and is the first to admit it. Turley likes the chances of Robin Roberts making the Yankees. It will mark the first time for the ex-Phillie star with a hitting club. The Yankees purchased on a Yankee uniform makes a State Park at $32,000 and another near Barneveld at $12,000. Federal Funds Help Governor Nelson said that in sunder the national small wa- "Itershed act, the federal government will pay for flood- control dams on approved projects and will also pay 50 per cent of the cost of an im> proved dam that will create a permanent body of recreational water. The governor said thfe state's new resource development law will enable the state to pay the other 50 per cent of the costs of improve^ dams so that creation of these permanent lakes will cost local 'government's little more than the basic f 1 0 0 d-control expenses to which they are already committed. Roberts from Philadelphia aft- 1 covered it's easier to pitch for er the 1961 season. The veteran right hander, who won 234 games in his 14 years with the Phillies, found the going tough with the weak- hitting tail-enders and slumped to a I-IO record last season. Easier Pitching "It's easier pitching with our club," Turley explained while looking over the Brookhaven Bowling Lanes he and some partners have taken over. "They go out and get you runs. And when you're in trouble, the infield will suck up a ground ball for the double play and you're in charge again. Robbie will find the pressure lighter than it was with the Phillies. He has people to help him. If he pitches six good innings we can pick him up with a good reliever, save a win for him. "With the Phillies, chances are a pitcher would pitch six good ones and have to take a clobbering in the seventh and lose because nobody could do the consistent relief job. Fine Reliever "I think Roberts vdll get every chance. With his control I think he 'd make a fine long reliever. With our defense, our support, our big ball park, he can make two, three mistakes a game and survive 'em. With the Phillies you make one mistake and lose. A Yankee pitcher can give up several runs and our power will get him seven." Asked about the belief in some comers that Just putting player superior, Turley said: "It takes more than that. We've had new players come in with that idea and they didn't last long. You have to absorb the Yankee spirit. You must play to win. There's no fooling around. If you don't fit in, you go." Houk Is Easier Turley, who was 3-5 last season, wishes that he could have contributed more to the club. "Still," he said, "We all dis -|Terms Tremendous' f Houk than it was for Casey."! CINCINNATI - m He referred to Ralph Houk:H«'-d-'''"'"g ^°'''"'°?' and Casey Stengel. Houk ^^^ed the National Leagues succeeded Stengel as manager"^ost valuable player Frank Robinson Says . last and led the Yankees to the world championship in his first year last season. "Ralph is a pitchers' man-, ager," said Turley. "He setsp^^- up four starters and that's all they do until they prove they can't. If one fails, Houk brings up a middle reliever toj start. You are classified as a\ starter or a reliever and it'sl a competitive thing to hold your job. "With Casey, everybody was everything. You never knew how to condition yourself. Starters should run a lot and middle relievers run not quite so much and short relievers. who are on call every day should run even less. The Stengel system threw you off stride. You can't say he was wrong—not with the record. But 99 per; cent of all pitchers want to; know how they stand." year, was the second player to sign a 1962 contract with the Cincinnati Reds, the baseball club announced Satur- Robinson, who capped off a successful 1961 season by getting married, described his contract as "tremendous." VVHEN^iYOU NEED A MUFFLER 3724 DURAND AVE. Across from Elmwood Plaza Open 'HI 9 P.M. 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