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Outdoors

  • Horseback tours for viewing elk

    Few people could have envisioned the success of the elk reintroduction effort in Kentucky. It has succeeded the dreams of even the most optimistic planners.
    Elk once roamed the eastern Kentucky hills, valleys and mountains, but then for decades disappeared from the landscape. Then Kentucky biologists and the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation began discussing and planning the reintroduction, which resulted in transplanting seven elk from Western Kansas in 1997.

  • Winter time is sauger time

    When the going gets tough (fishing), the tough go sauger fishing. It’s a fish most easily caught in the coldest weather.
    Below the dams on the Ohio and other streams are prime territory for sauger, a tasty cousin of the walleye.
    Sauger action usually starts in November and good fishing continues through the end of February from the Markland Dam all the way down the river to the J.T. Myers Dam at Uniontown. There also is good fishing along other streams throughout the state.

  • Deer chili for Thanksgiving

    Phil Junker, Outdoors Columnist

  • Tool maker turns editor, lure maker

    From tool and die maker, to fishing guide, to boat upholstery, to lure maker, to computer guru, to fishing magazine editor. That’s Chris Erwin.
    “I came from bass fishing. I started club fishing in 1971 and I didn’t think I’d ever get tired of bass fishing, but if you catch a fish 40 inches long in 6 inches of water and that doesn’t thrill you, then you’re dead,” explained Erwin, as we enjoyed a beautiful fall morning fishing Cave Run Lake.