If this actually takes place, it might be the greatest thing to happen to fishing since the invention of the earthworm.
The international governing body for fishing (the Confederation Internationale de la Peche Sportive, or in English, the International Confederation of Sport Fishing) has applied for Olympic status in the 2020 Games in Tokyo. – See more at: http://www.sportsdestinations.com/sports
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We’ve been waiting for this news over two years, since the late Senator Robert Byrd announced he scored some stimulus dollars to refurbish the Knobley Mountain tunnel and trestle to connect the small railroad town of Carpendale, West Virginia, with the nearby C&O Canal path just south of Cumberland.
The realization that this dream was now a reality did not come from a press release or newspaper article, but with old-fashioned on-site reporting.
The small (1.5 mile) segment of the 36 mile Anacostia Tributary Trail System from Bladensburg Park to the Anacostia wetlands has been a long time coming. Since then, this segment of a system that follows stream beds from Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties with access to Maryland’s $9.2 million 50-acre Anacostia Wetland Mitigation Project, has gained some heavy-duty, highly visible support – on both sides of the creek.
With Maryland’s weather being as unpredictable as it is, we here at OSM decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather earlier this week and check out the newly reopened Robert E. Lee Memorial Park located near Falls Road and Lake Avenue in Baltimore. The beautiful fall colors were everywhere around the park, showing no sign that it had snowed less than two weeks prior. People were out enjoying the gorgeous fall day and the beautiful new park.