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WILTZ: Poking my nose into someone else’s lake

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When our family moved to Burke during the summer of 1971, I became acquainted with area stock dams almost immediately. Largemouth bass were the primary quarry, but bluegills, crappies and perch also gained my attention. I learned quickly that many of the dams were vastly overpopulated with seriously stunted fish, and catching large fish in these impoundments was nearly impossible.


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