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Hooked on Fishing was a great success

By Staff | Jun 5, 2013

Maggie Corll, daughter of Buddy and Cindy Corll, had a great day at the "Hooked on Fishing - Not on Drugs" youth fishing program sponsored by the Tyler Rod and Gun Club this year. She is the great-granddaughter of Norma and Otto Smith.

The Tyler Gun and Rod Club held their annual “Hooked on Fishing – Not on Drugs” youth fishing program at Conaway Lake on May 4. The program was a huge success with more than 100 youngsters participating.

The Club would like to thank all the people and businesses who helped make this year’s program such a success: Jim and Nancy Smith, Calvin Stewart, Talkington Gun Shop, Long Reach Federal Credit Union, Donnie Smith, The Fort, Otto and Norma Jean Smith, Bell Chevrolet, Harry Stappel, Sharon and Curt Woken, Upper Ohio Soil Conservation District, Peoples Bank, DAC Energy, Jim Bowen, Union National Bank, Country Road Store, Joe McGray, Denise Gorby, Lillie and Jim Wilson, Phillips Pharmacy, Galaxy Food Mart, McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s and Witschey’s Shop-n-Save.

All of the support of these people and businesses as well as the community and participants is very much appreciated.

The Tyler Gun and Rod Club also extends their appreciation to those participating in the Physically Challenged hunt held at the end of last year: Isaac Walton League, John Roberts, Donnie Smith, Calvin Stewart, Wable Ford, Collins brothers farm, Dave Weekley, Sistersville Tank Works, Jim and Nancy Smith, Bear Fork Hunting Club, Ryan Chambers, Witschey’s Shop-n-Save, IGA and Jerry Smith.