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12 Thursday, February 27, 1997 Pahnnnp Valley Gazette Outdoors by Geoff Schneider Nevada Division of Wildlife " LAKE - SUiped bass   to be  and miss while a 7  bass have apIeamd in this week's caai axxlding to the Nevada Division of Wlkllife. One angler tepctled calching 14 stripe:s y from 7 - 8 a.m aC, ow, The fish ranged flora t to four p0uats md wne lalam with a ctaxxm Corddl Spot ltae.  angler  catching a  bass lhat weighed nmle Ibm feer p0unds Mmday at  That fish was alsotatm with a Spot hae. A kv  have also bern caught lhis week at Govenment Wmh md almg the Hmznway Wall Bemmway Had has bemv=ydow. m MOmVE - s ftg and dy weaher have  #ng  pn=sut to a n'rinu Howev thm wemaamshlastwuabommcacng severamrstaped Imm in ihc nmows aboveCalmwoodCov  bins fm'g is now pcor m the fish a in d=p WAYNE IL KIRCH  MANAG  - Haymm  Cc Sgs n#s =ch have only a snd anmt dice and fn has been fair for nint uuuL Over   a nunofang tnved high winds and enid vma wcre vmded wh a few fish frn each  "t fh have be  amend 12 inch= at Cdd Spas il while several trout in the 17-inch class have come from[] ! IhY:RIIVOIR - Opm waris fomd on laeeroly .5 percent Fercent oftbelake, The re- ai of 1  is unsafe   fishing. The lke'f water istuflfid and trout fishing has been M slow. It should improve in about two weeks as the water [[]quality improves. Boats cannot be launched because ice [ is found at the ramp and dock. M ECHO CANYON VOIR - Only a smaU amount of Mice is found on the upper poaion of  County lake. M  has been fair for a0cked nbow uom CAVE LAKE -The ice is about 10 inches thick and fishing has been fair to good for nbow trout Anglers are using jigs and Power  to tatch tt-e fish. Temperatures have bene extremely cold and srv is tirec forthe weekend at the White Pine Coupty lake. Pontiac Announces W'ldeTrac00 Grand Prix Promotion at Local Ski Resorts PONTIAC, MI - Pontiac has launched its WideTrack Grand Prix Winterfest Promotion in an ongoing ski resort sponsor- ship taking place at Nevada's Mount Rose lodge on March 2. Main sponsors include the Grand Prix, Dannon and Boost. WideTrack Grand Prix displays are at the base of each moun- tain near the highest traffic ski lift and include catalogs, busi- ness reply cards, videos and a car display. Prospective cus- tomers also may receive more information from on-site prod- uct specialists. To build excitement around the display, ski- ers can race miniature Grand Prixs against the clock and win prizes. Grand Prix assistant brand manager Jim Vurpillat said, "This sponsorship furthers our goal of raising awareness and increasing desire for the all-new Grand thix. It extends the WideTrack message outside the home and hits our active target where they play, while the locations of the vents match areas of opportunity for Grand Prix." Pontiac drives home the message that wider really is bet- mr. Grand Prix designers pushed tbe wbeels deeper into the comers to give the car a distinctive Pontiac Wkle Track look while improving road stability and control and increasing interior space. Pontiac uses sporting quitane.nt examples to illustrate that "Wider is Better" in its print campaigns - wider tennis rackets, bigger golf club sweet spots - not to mention new wider parabolic skis. Pontiac owners have very active life-styks. Grand Prix target buyers are well represented in the skiing population. Grand Prix brand partner and vice president of DMB&B, Pontiac's advertising agency, Brian Dtwoehea- said, "this is an extension of our 'Wider is Better' strategy for the brand. The new boom in skiing is led by the development of the wider ski and its benefit of improved control and turning ability, which matches the benefits of the WideTrack Grand Prix exactly." Pontiac will be visiting 23 ski resorts on weekends and in addition will have on-site signage and other materials through- out more than 100 U.S. ski resorts. The promotion ends in California on March 9. Upcoming Pontiac Grand Prix Winterfest 1997 resort event sites: February 15 - Deer Valley, UT; February 16 - Brighton, UT; February 22 - Snow Valley, CA; February 23 - Bear Mt., CA March 1 - Northstar. CA; March 2 - Mt. Rose, NV; March 8 : SugarBowt, CA; March 9 - Heavenly, CA Variety of trips planned by Sierra Nevada Trail Packers Not many would argue with the fact that the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountains offer a spec- tacular environment for summer vacations. Their majesty, however, can be intimidating for people more familiar with concrete and car horns than canyons and cottonwoods. The solution is to take an expertly guided trip on horseback to find nature's finest displays with Frontier Pack Train, based out of June Lake, CA. The month of May features pack trips focus- ing on the untamed, wild mustang. Each day par- ticipants will study the free roaming horses by riding out to the Pizona Area on the Inyo Na-" tionai Forest. Wild mustangs are a source of con, troversy in many western states. While on this trip, discussions about the political evolution of the horse and its interaction with otber animals and plant life in tbe range environment will be held. One guest speaker during this month is Dr. Robert M. Miller, a nationally known lecturer and author on equine behavior. The practicing veterinarian is best known for his workon cre- ating trust between humans and horses. The four- day pack experience with Dr. Miller is May 17- 20. Cost is $450, which includes food and camp- ing equipment. Additional wild mustang trips, dates and prices are May 10-12 (Mother's Day Special), offered for $250; May 24-27, $450; May 31-June 3, $350; June 7-10, $450. Other Frontier Pack Train summer trips offer golden trout fly fishing, horse.drives, natural his- tory trips, backpacker specials and deer hunting base camp trips. The pack station's owners, Dave & Kent Dohnel have over 30 combined years of experience packing in the Sierra and personally attend to the safety and hospitality of each trip. Riders of all abilities, beginner to expert, will be matched with appropriate, well-mannered horses. Reservations for all trips must be final- A "l  IPt ized 30 days in advance. Interested vacation UifllOOr ISrlelS planners can call Dave Dohnel at (619)873-7971.' County Wildlife Board to meet The Clark County Wildlife Advisory Board is scheduled to meet Thursday, March 6 at 7 p.m. at the Clark County Office Building, 500 South Grand Parkway. Included on the agenda are reviews of legislation relating to wildlife and a request by Texas to re- ceive desert bighorn sheep. Other agenda items include concerns from a sportsman regard- ing use of scopes on black powder rifles and infor- mation regarding stocking of trout at Cottonwood Cove. The meeting is open to the public and a comment period for public input will be held at the conclu- sion of the meeting. Proposals being accepted for improving boat facilities and safety Clark County is now accepting expenditure proposals from nonprofit organization and agencies for improving boating fa- cilities and safety in the county. Each year funds gener- ated from boating fuel taxes are expended on projects that improve boating safety and facili- ties and safety in the county. Forms for submitting proposals may be ob- tained by calling Jennifer Smith at (702) 455-3530. The deadline for submit- ting proposals is Wednes- day, March 12. 25urkey hunting seminar The Nevada Division of wildlife will hold a free turkey hunting seminar Sunday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ne- vada State Museum at Lorenzi Park, Lorenzi and Washington. Stephen Wilson, public affairs coordinator for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, will conduct the seminar. He will pro- vide hunters with infor- mation on turkey biology as well as locating and calling the game birds. NDOW employees will be available to discuss tur- key hunting in Nevada and provide information on turkey hunting safety. Space is limited and hunt- ers who have turkey hunt- ing tags will be given preferential seating. Parts, Accessories & Service Quality Tubes $2.59 Airless Tires From $19.99 8oz Slime $5,75 Complete Time-Up & Lube $30 Redline, CaT, DiamondBack, Dyno & Turker ations Styling .Salon ( Inside the Bike Shop ) Everyday $7 Haircuts "Senior Discounts" Shampoo 8, Set $7 Topper Perms $25 (Inc. Hair cut) (Manicures) 7 5 1 - 3 0 1 141 s. Frontage Road