Post Archives from the ‘Conservation’ Category



Oak Orchard Rd and Oneida River Clean-up

Oak Orchard Rd &

Oneida River Clean-up

Town of Clay, NY

Sat. 20 April 2013

Every year our Jr. Bass Club, it's advisers, parents, and members of our Sr. Club participate in an earth day clean-up.

We once again targeted an area that receives a lot of traffic from cars, fisherman, and boaters.

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Fish Line Recycling

One of our key conservation projects is the fish line recycling project that we started 4 years ago.  We have approx. 20 different locations that we check on a regular basis.  The fishing line is sent to Berkley to be made into fishing habitat for young fish.  The trash and recyclables that are found are disposed of properly.

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Helping Stock Trout Steams in Onondaga Co.

Every year a member of our club volunteers to help Carpenter's Fish Hatchery (Onondaga County Parks Dept.) in stocking area trout streams.
Located in Central New York State

Located in Central New York State, some of the finest trout streams in N.America

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Fish Line Recycling – 2012

2012 Fish Line Recycling Program

As the year comes to a close, we are happy to report that we recovered 3 pounds and 15 ounces of fish line at 18 locations.
3 lbs. and 15 oz. of fish line.

3 lbs. and 15 oz. of fish line.

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Oneida Lake Water Chestnut Weed Pull, August 2012

Oneida Lake

Water Chestnut Weed Pull

This conservation program is sponsored by Salt City Bassmasters of Syracuse, NY.  Oneida Lake is located a few miles north of Syracuse, NY.  This year water chestnuts were found in some of the bays of Oneida Lake, so manual clean-up of the weed was started.

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