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CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, July 11 - July 17, 1997 - 85 Youth fishing tourney set for July 12 This Saturday, July 12, marks the annual Youth Fishing Tourna- ment sponsored by Hoss's Pier One at the Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you're in the neighborhood, stop in and say hello. The tournament draws hundreds of kids and they can always use some extra volun- teer judges. If you can't help, stop anyway. Hardly anything will make you feel that the world isn't so bad as watching a free tournament for hundreds of kids. Nobody makes one thin dime and the prizes for the fishermen do not come cheap- ly for tournament sponsors. But the payoff is a rich one--for both kids and adults. Mike Short Our state fair is a very good state fair Visitors to the Delaware State Fair may want to take in the envi- I Briefly YMCA to offer summer Swim camp July 21-25 The Sussex Family YMCA will hold its next summer swim camp from July 21-25 at the Y'. The program will emphasize personal growth and ch0racter develop- ment while enjoying water sports and games. Campers must be able tO swim one length of the pool without floatation, and treat water for two minutes unassisted. For more information on this camp, or on the "last splash" Aug. 18-22, call 227-8018 and ask for Lydia A. Schmierer.. OUTDOORS ronmental programs sponsored by the Department of Natural Re- sources and Environmental Con- trol. Here's a list of programs; On July 18, the program is "Our Estu- aries." On July 19, it's "Fur, Fin and Feather." On July 20, it is Del Tech to host sports camps Kids Kamp on the Owens Cam- pus of Delaware Technical & Community College will offer week-long sports camps for kids during the summer. Each camp will provide students with activi- ties and instruction to increase un- derstanding and refine skills: Baseball Camp (ages 8-12) lets students hit the field with Delaware Tech Roadrunners' coach Curtis Brock and staff and will focus on fundamentals and techniques of the game. The class is offered July 14-18 or July 21-25 or Aug.'4-8, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $75. Fishing Report Continued from page 84 details. It's nice to see that most fisher- men now routinely release marlin. Conservation has really started to catch on and it's taken hold most firmly with billfish, perhaps the rarest and most sought after of all game fish. Tom McCloughan checked in with 30 blueheads from B Buoy while Doug Collander reported flounder to five pounds from the Sal/1C area. Freshwater Ponds have turned on in the last few days. Captain Bill suggests Betts, Ingram and Millsboro Ponds. A purple fleck worm, bro- ken-back Rapala or surface plugs, fished early or late, are good bets for bass. It's been a good season so far for the Second to None. Shown here with a nice recent catch.are Harrisburg, Pa. fishermen Dave Starson, Ken Keffier, Dan Wertman and Jim Sabo. The foursome were fishing the Anchorage for trout and flounder iwith Captain Don Churchill and Mate Gregg Keck. DNREC Enforcement "Behind the Scenes." The programs con- tinue with "Where Does Our Wa- ter Go" on July 21, "Critters of the Bay Touch Tank" on July 22, "Creatures of Our Coastline" on July 23, "Boating Safety with Agent Life Jackie" on July 24, "Slither, Creep and Crawl" set for July 25 and "Hands On Our Envi- ronment" on July 26. "Hands on Our Environment" is a 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. program with tons of .kids' programs. The other programs are offered every hour from 5 to 7 p.m. daily. Massey's Landing needs a few good ideas Delaware's Division of Fish and Wildlife held an open meeting on Tuesday night to get ideas about how to use Massey's Landing. Around 25 people showed up, but that's a drop in the bucket cam- Baseball Pitching Camp (age 9-12) looks at the principles of pitching, including mechanics, strategies, physical conditioning and fielding techniques. The class meets July 7-11 or July 28-Aug. 1 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Cost is $50. pared to how many people may eventually use the once popular area. Massey's Landing was bought by the state and now provides some fishing pier area, two boat ramps and abundant parking for those who want to launch a boat and have .access to the inland bays. This is your chance to speak your mind and give the state some input. The Division of Fish and Wildlife is still taking comments and they want to hear from the public about how to best manage the area for boating and fishing. Some possible ideas include re- building a snack bar on the site, developing fish cleaning facilities, paving the parking lot, adding fishing pier areas and increasing the number of boat ramps. Current plans call for the area to be open from .dawn to dusk year-round with the possibility of private se- curity beilag hired to police it and provide assistance with boat launching. This is your chance to let the state know how you feel. To do so, call the Division of Fish and Wildlife at 739-3441. Karate for Kids (ages %11) will enable students to develop self-confidence and disciplirle while learning the basics of karate in a safe environment. Sessions stress concentration, motivation, self-esteem building. Class meets July 14-18 or July 21-25 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Cost is $50. Wrestling Camp (ages 8-14) will teach students tricks and tech- niques as they refine skills, with special attention paid to individual abilities. The class meets July 28- Aug. 1 or Aug. 4-8. The cost is $50. For information, or to register, call Kids Kamp at 856-5400, Ext. 226. Boating course July 26 U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 12-02 will hold a safe boating course at Mariners Cove Community Center on Long Neck Road, Millsboro. The course will be a one day event on July 26 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Comple- tion of the course will entitle par- ticipants to a state certification to operate a boat or personal water- craft. Anyone born after January 1, 1978 is required to complete a safe boating course to operate a boat. Pre-registration is required and the contacts are Ruth Joplin at 945-8806 or Ruth Sokolowski at 945-3329. Cost is $6 to attend. m 6"00rinled T. Shirts & Sporlswear Geoff Vernon now in independent operation as Logo Artwork Design Qulck Service. Iluallty WOrk l Reasonable Prices [ BUMPER STICKERS 3 INCHES IN DIAMETER Green & Blael on White Vinyl & Blaei on White Vinyl & Blacl on White Vingl & Blact on White Vinyl For Free Golf Gift Brochure Cqll 1-800-441-849S $3 each or 2 For $5 Send Cheeb or M0nei/ Order t0: Hole In One P.O Box 649. 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