Herald and Review from Decatur, Illinois on May 8, 1971 · Page 15
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Herald and Review from Decatur, Illinois · Page 15

Decatur, Illinois
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Saturday, May 8, 1971
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Decatur, Illinois, Saturday;, May 8, 1971 DECATUR HERALD Fishing Improving; Carlyle Excellent' Fishing is picking up afl over the state, the conservation department reports. A cold spell last week accounted for a tem porary setback, but as warmer weather moves in the fishing gets better. Carlyle Lake had excellent fishing last week. Anglers were doing especially good on crappie and bullheads. Crappie are being taken primarily in flooded timber and creek and bay areas in water four feet and less m depth. Minnows are producing best results. Bullheads are being taken by anglers fishing on the bottom with worms and crayfish. Largemouth bass, bluegul and channel cat fishing is rated as fair to good m the large impoundment. Bass are being taken primarily from bays and along the rock rip-rap areas such as the CB&Q tracks, dams and access areas. Large minnows and spinner jigs are working best. Bluegill fishermen report the best luck in the flooded timber and above the CB&Q railroad tracks. Channel cat are working well with trotlines reporting good luck on gizzard shad, crayfish and nitecrawlers. Tailwater fishing is improving with good catches consisting primarily of drum, carp, bullheads and crappie. However the best areas for anglers are the Peppenhorst Branch, Alllen's Branch, Coles Creek, the East North Fork of the River, Maggot Creek, the KaskasMa River channel in the upper portion of the lake and'the old river bottom lake areas. Best catches were two six-pound bass taken last week and a catch of around 100 crappie, averaging one-half to a pound in weight. Carlyle is still four feet below normal pool and the water remains cool. In the same area, the fishing in the Kaskaskia River from Vandalia to Shabonier is reported excellent. Good catches of crappie and carp have been reported. Fishing in the Sangchris Lake near Kincaid is reported as very Fishing Report good. Most of the outstanding catches have been good stringers of crappie, being taken on minnows. Largemouth bass are being caught in the vicinity of the hot water discharge, using plastic worms and rapalla type lures. Channel cat are also doing good in the hot water discharge. Best bait is reported as small frozen shad and worms. The McLean County Conservation Area reports fair bass fishing with worms as bait. Channel cat fishing on the Mackinaw River near El Paso is reported fair during the day and excellent at night, using nitecrawlers and crayfish. Fishing is reported good for crappie and bluegill at Weldon Springs near Clinton. Seven to eight inch crappie are being taken and bluegill are running six to seven inches, A few one-pound to 1-pound channel cat are being taken. Best baits are reported to be worms and min nows. Carp fishermen are having good luck on the Kickapoo Creek near Lincoln, using corn. And the Sangamon River from Petersburg to Chandlerville reports good catches of carp and channel cat. Channel cat are also reported as fair in High Lake at Kickapoo State Park near Danville. One fisherman reportedly landed an Im pounder with a twin spinner lure. Beaver Dam Lake near Carlinville reports good fishing with two-pound to three-pound bass being taken. A nine-pound channel cat was pulled from the lake last week. Horseshoe Lake near Olive Branch is the site of some excellent catches for bluegill and redear, most of them being taken inside the tree line. There were several 5-6-pound bass pulled from the lake last week. The best baits are crickets, worms, bucktau and black scorpions. ElU's No-Hit Pitcher Has 5-0 Record, 1 .79 ERA Charleston A -diamond is a gem. Dave Diamond fits the description. The Eastern Illinois University junior pitched a seven inning no-hitter against the University of Illinois Tuesday, winning 7-0. It was the first EIU no-hitter since Bob Clifford did it against Quincy College in 1964. Diamond, 21, from Skokie, has a 5-0 record and a 1.79 earned run average. In 43 innings he has struck out 58, walked 16 and given up 23 hits. In the Illinois game he struck out 10 and Walked three. Diamond is a transfer from Triton Junior College in River Grove, where he had a 5-1 record last season. Olney Mascoutah, Favored In Flora Meet Flora Mascoutah and Olney are considered co-favorites in today's first Flora High School Invitational track and field meet. Preliminaries for the 10-team meet begin at 10 a.mwith finals scheduled for noon. Also participating will be Flora, Altamont' Benton, Dieterich, Fairfield, Lawrenceville, Mount Carmel and Salem. Benton will participate only in field and relay events. He was recruited by assistant coach J.W. Sanders, who played with Diamond on an amateur team in Skokie last summer. Diamond, scheduled to pitch in the second game of a doubleheader with Western Illinois at Charleston today, wants to play professional baseball. EIU Coach Bill McCabe thinks he can, though the coach is not sure about Diamond's major league chances. "Of course, I wasn't sure about Marty Pat-tin's prospects either," McCabe added. Pattin, an EIU product, is the Milwaukee Brewers' top pitcher. Monier Honored Charleston The Eastern Illinois University varsity baseball diamond has been named Monier Field in honor of the man who supervised its construction six years ago. Camille Monier, former superintendent of grounds, retired in 1965 after 32 years of service with EIU. A special interest late in his career was development of the varsity field, which is located south of Lincoln Field Stadium. Sports on TV TODAY Basketball: ABA playoff: Utah vs. Kentucky, WCIA, 1 p.m. Baseball: St. Louis Cardinals at New . York Mets, WICS, 1 p.m. Sports Challenge, WAND, 2:30 p.m. Golf: Third round action of Byron Nelson Classic, WAND, 3 p.m. Wide World of Sports: World middleweight fight between champion Carlos Monzon and challenger Nino Benvenuti, WAND, 4 p.m. Roller Derby, WICS, 5 and 6 p.m. SUNDAY Baseball: St. Louis Cards at New York Mets, WICS, 1:15 p.m. Baseball: Chicago Cubs ot Montreal, WCIA, 1:15 p.m. Golf: Fourth round action Byron Nelson Classic, WAND, 3 p.m. Championship Fishing, WCIA, 5 p.m. &:::Si:i'.f,.:y,4':-:,: ,J :':iVI NINO BENVENUTI Seeks to Regain title Middleweight Fight on TV Monte Carlo (AP) Carlos Monzon of Argentina, who has built an impressive record in South America as a fighter who has never been knocked down, makes the first defense of his world middleweight championship today against Nino Benvenuti of Italy. Monzon, 28, won the championship last November by knocking out Benvenuti. The bout in the outdoor Louis H football stadium will be televised by ABC (WAND) at 4 p.m. Abel Named Coach Of Blues St. Louis (AP) The St. Louis Blues Friday named Sid Abel, former Detroit Red Wings coach and general manager, to coach the National Hockey League club for the 1971-72 season. The selection of Abel, 53, who resigned during the t middle of the past NHL season'at Detroit, came seven days after the resignation of Scotty Bowman as coach-general manager of the Blues. Sidney Salomon Jr., Blues' board chairman, also announced the selection of Lynn Patrick, 58, as general manager of the Blues. Patrick, the Blues' first coach, has been the team's vice president. Abel left the Red Wings following 30 years in roles as the player, coach and general manager in a dispute with Red Wings Coach Ned Harkness. No terms of Abel's contract were announced but the figure was believed to be about $35,000. The Blues also appointed former team captain Al Arbour, 38, as assistant general manager. Arbour, a defenseman, retired as a player to coach the Blues through the first part of the 1970-71 season Hut returned to the ice when Bowman stepped back in as coach in February. COLLEGE TRACK TODAY Eastern Illinois University in Western Illinois University I Invitational Relays, Macomb Michigan at Illinois Hailihan Virginia Tech Assistant Jim Hailihan, star guard on Stephen Decatur's 1962 state basketball championship team, has accepted a job at Virginia Tech as assistant basketball coach. Hailihan, who recently completed a tour of army duty, will handle the Virginia Tech freshman team and will recruit in the midwest area including Illinois. ami University in Oxford, Ohio, and will receive his master's degree in June. Hailihan was a three-year letterman in basketball at Miami. In Time For Mothers Day mongrammed pin by Roman made while you wait A stunning personalized pin, made right before your eyes, is bound to create an elegant impression wherever it's worn. 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