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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: Swimming jigs provide 1-2 punch
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JEFF KNAPP: Swimming jigs provide 1-2 punch
1 week 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
2 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
3 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
4 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]
JEFF KNAPP: Paste baits are effective on trout JEFF KNAPP: Paste baits are effective on trout
6 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
The use of the ever-expanding group of flavor- and scent-enhanced soft baits is applicable for a wide range of panfish and gamefish species, trout included. When the state’s trout seasons open Saturday, anglers wishing to present baits that provide “natural” characteristics won’t necessarily [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: West Virginia becomes walleye destination
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JEFF KNAPP: West Virginia becomes walleye destination
7 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
For those unfamiliar with the area, a discussion that involves fishing, as well as West Virginia, will most likely center around trout, or perhaps largemouth or smallmouth bass. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: East Hickory provides trout opportunities
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JEFF KNAPP: East Hickory provides trout opportunities
9 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
A tributary of the middle Allegheny River, the East Hickory Creek watershed provides excellent opportunities for spring and early-summer trout fishing. Hatchery and wild trout are available. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Bass anglers can expect more of the same
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JEFF KNAPP: Bass anglers can expect more of the same
10 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Pennsylvania’s diverse landscape provides an interesting mix of bass fishing opportunities. We have sprawling flatland reservoirs like Pymatuning, and lengthy reservoirs such as Youghiogheny River Lake and Lake Wallenpaupack, where anglers with high-powered outboards are at home. [Read More]
JEFF KNAPP: Little Mahoning is a worthy destination
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JEFF KNAPP: Little Mahoning is a worthy destination
11 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
Indiana County’s Little Mahoning Creek is a worthy angling destination, particularly during the spring of the year when the stream tends to run full and is well-stocked with trout. [Read More]
Outdoors: Blade baits work well on open water Outdoors: Blade baits work well on open water
12 weeks ago - - JEFF KNAPP
This winter’s uncharacteristically warm weather has provided a host of open-water fishing opportunities, with area lakes and rivers all pretty much ice-free. Walleyes, bass, northern pike and muskies are catchable, and vibrating blade baits are one of the best ways to get them. [Read More]
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