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JEFF KNAPP

Jeff Knapp is an outdoors writer for The Indiana Gazette. His columns appear Tuesday on the Outdoors page and in the Indiana County Area Sports section on The Indiana Gazette Online.

Articles by JEFF KNAPP

JEFF KNAPP: Well-designed net is a welcome aid
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JEFF KNAPP: Well-designed net is a welcome aid
6 hours ago - - JEFF KNAPP
A basic concern in angling is getting a fish on the hook. Less thought, however, is given to the actual landing of the fish once it’s been hooked. The use of a well-designed landing net is significant, whether the fish’s destiny is a quick photo session prior to release or an appointment with a [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Wait pays off for buck hunter
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JEFF KNAPP: Wait pays off for buck hunter
1 week ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Over the years I’ve covered the four-county bowhunting-only area in southern West Virginia, where bucks of record-book caliber help fill the pages each season. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Loyalhanna Lake is a solid fishery
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JEFF KNAPP: Loyalhanna Lake is a solid fishery
2 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
One of 16 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers flood-control lakes administered by the Pittsburgh District, Loyalhanna Lake features a pool that covers about 480 acres. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Bass season on the horizon JEFF KNAPP: Bass season on the horizon
3 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
The mid-June bass opener is nearly upon us. While openers such as this mean little to most anglers, ones that practice catch-and-release regardless of the season, it does signify the arrival of summer, and the bass tactics to employ. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Northern pike get overlooked
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JEFF KNAPP: Northern pike get overlooked
4 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
While contingents of anglers annually venture north of the international border in search of oversized northern pike, at home pike-fishing opportunities are largely overlooked, at least until they are the only species biting. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Crooked Creek Lake deserves attention
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JEFF KNAPP: Crooked Creek Lake deserves attention
5 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Crooked Creek Lake supports a quality warm-water fishery, one worthy of the attention of southwestern Pennsylvania anglers as well as those willing to travel. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Swimming jigs provide 1-2 punch
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JEFF KNAPP: Swimming jigs provide 1-2 punch
6 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Swimming jigs, which can trigger bass bites when fished in a vertical or horizontal manner, provide anglers with a one-two punch. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Clarion River takes on many faces
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JEFF KNAPP: Clarion River takes on many faces
7 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Over its 110-mile course, the Clarion River takes on many faces, which is well illustrated by the stretch from Cooksburg down to the headwaters of Piney Dam. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Tionesta Creek teeming with trout
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JEFF KNAPP: Tionesta Creek teeming with trout
8 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
If you’re looking for a highly accessible trout stream, one stocked with plenty of trout and offering considerable size, Tionesta Creek shouldn’t disappoint. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Rivers will be prime spots for walleyes
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JEFF KNAPP: Rivers will be prime spots for walleyes
9 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
The statewide walleye season will open in a couple weeks. And when it does, rivers will be a prime destination. [Read More]
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