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Page 16 Hells Canyon Journal February 19, 1992 ........ I IIII ..................... I fl ........... By Gus Garrigus I I Sponordbw "Outfitting Hells Canyon Float Trips Since 1980" (503) 742-7238 Take Note: The Con- Some trout are also reported yes, sturgeon fishingis good gressional representatives "Increased gun ownership trolled Hunt deadline is utilizing this method, in theGorge, ifyou can figure and senators to oppose any does not lead to crime. In- March 2. Snake River is running out how to follow the regula- expenditureofmoneytostudy creased crime leads to more Local Fishing: Steel- good fishing levels, 9,600 to tions. Klamath and Agencythe unpopular idea. Accord:- gun ownership." He further heading is good below the 11,200 cubic feet per second Lakes are producing the oc- ing to members of the Limits observes that gun ownership Hells Canyon Dam on Snake and thewater temperature is casional huge rainbow. The of Acceptable Change Com- amongthelaw-abidingpopu- River. Most partiesreport at 39 degrees throughout theWest fork of the Millicoma, mittee, when the executive lationdoesnotincreasecrime, least some activity and some system. Brownlee is stillSouth Fork of the Coquille, director of the Hells Canyon even crimes of passion, but, of them do very well. Many about eight feet below full Chetco, Elk, Sixes and lower Preservation Council started increased gun availability to catches include really large but perhaps filling very Rogue rivers are all dandy to propound one of his ideas, theidentifiablyviolenceprone rainbows, some nearly large slowly. Get out there and give spotsfor steelies. Lost Creek all committee members folded does lead to an increase in enough to tag for steelhead, the fish a try! Reser oircontinues excellent their hands and stared at the crime. Further-, Kleck states: although one knows that they Northeast: The lower for trout. Lake Creek is also ceiling until he was finished. "Since we are strict constitu- have never been to the Pa- Grande Ronde, Wallowa andgood forlatewinterrun steel- The Preservation Council, tionalists, we do not argue cific. John Day rivers are good for head. Hills Creek Reservoir 650 members strong, is pro- that the Second Amendment According to Bill, trout steelhead for some ofthe folks outside of Eugene is goodmotingtheParkandPreservepermits ownership of cruise fishing is good in Brownlee who try. Wolf Creek, Phillips trout fishing, idea in the face of almost uni- missiles. Still, the Amend- some days and very poor to and Unity reservoirs are good Of Interest: ,From Janu- versal opposition, ment plainly guarantees the non-existent other times. He trout fishing and some crap- ary, 1986 to November, 1991, Wallowa County Commis- right to keep and bear arms, reports a limit of"nice ones" pie are coming out of Unity. therewere3,506deer-vehicle sioner Pat Wortman, a NOT the right to seek per- last week, trollingprettyshal- Southeast: Mann Lake is accidentsreportedin Oregon. rancher and owner of a log- mission to bear arms." Kleck low with his favorite lure. He good for large cutthroat but Of these, eight resulted in ging company says: "I can't also asks where the ACLU, also tried Oxbow Reservoir, fishing is difficult with the fatal injuries and 844 in non- speak for every single per- usually the watchdog of Bill bothtrollingandstill-fishing, rotten ice. Dog Lake is good fatal injuries to 1,158 occu- son, but I speak for 80 to 90 of Rights violations, is in all with absolutely no success for for yellow perch through the pantsofthevehiclesinvolved, percent of the people when I this discussion and opines alongday.Onepartyofthree ice. We are sure the total acci- speak in opposition to the that an organization is needed reported catching "all the Statewide: Listen to this: dent figuresare muchhigher, Park proposal." tO protect rights that are un- trout and crappies" they The Columbia River from the and that "reported" is the key GaryKleck, criminologist, popular with the civil-liber- wantedandthentryingHells "mouth upstream to The word here. Applications for speaking in Firearms andtarians. From our point of Canyon Reservoir for catfish. Dalles Dam: two sturgeon per controlled hunts must be in Violence, a collection of re- view, gun control is a bad They caught none for an at'- day, one between 40" and 48" by March 2. Between 80 and search on gun control, says ideawhosetime should never ternoon, night and morning, and one at least 48 but not 90percentofresidentsofeast- come. We also talked to a couple more than 72," six fish per ern Oregon do not want the fishingattheOxbowGenera-week.UpstreamtotheWash- Hells Canyon National Rec- tors for catfish, also fruit- ingtonborderfromTheDallosreation Area converted to a lessly. We do hear reports of Dam: one sturgeon per day, National Park. Baker and lots of large crappies being 48" minimum, 66" maximum Wallowa County courts are taken in the upper Powder length, six fish per week. the most recent to officially River Arm, mostly trolling Can'twegetmeaningfulregu-oppose such designation, go- deep with plugs and lures, lations that are simple? Oh, ing so far as to request con- COUNTRY COMFORT Pine Valley 80 acre farm. Working farm w/irrigation fights, fenced & cross-fenced. Outbuildings include large barn, hay shed, machine shed, grainary, garage and more for you to choose their use. Charming older farm house has 4 bdrms., 2 baths and is surrounded by flowering shrubs and trees. Spectacular view of Cornucopia Peak from every field to enjoy along with your farming ...................................................................................... $240,000 5 ACRE PARCEL with large pine trees. Ideal for your dreams ... $32,100 OLDER HOME just 4 blocks to school. Needs refurbishing but is in area close to store and post office if retirement is in your future ......... $25,000 DESIGNATED BROKER. Pathda Gainsforth SALES ASSOCIATES - Cynthia VaJcarce1742-5881 (Home Phone) Venna Moody 742-2040 (Home Phone) (503) 742-2233 Pheasant Banquet If you're concerned with the restoration and preser- vation of ring'neck pheasants, mark Saturday, February 22, on your calendar. The Baker County Chapter of Pheasants Forever will hold its 3rd annual banquet at the Baker City Elks Lodge. Chapter President Paul York became involved with Pheasants Forever 'q ecause most of the tax deductible money raised at the annual banquet is retained for local habitat work. An example," York said, "is the 150 acres at the Baker City Airport wl ere over 200 rose bushes, nu- merous trees and various seed plots were planted last year for both food and cover." Tickets are available at York's Park Grocery and Sporting Goods and at Rouse's Home Furnishings in Baker City and La Grande. For information, call Paul York, 523-4112. Prices Effective Feb. 19-22 Many In Store Specialsl Seedless Red Grapes .................... $1.09 lb. Green Cabbage ................................. 29 lb. Grapefruit ............................................... 35 lb. T-Bone Steak ...................................... $3.19 lb. Chicken Franks Grillmaster .................. 75 lb. Bacon Tri-Miller .................................. $1.19 lb. Smoked Hocks Falls Brand .................... 79 lb.