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[DNR] Open house about West Boggs Lake renovation is Aug. 28
Start Date: 8/28/2014Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Date: 8/28/2014End Time: 7:00 PM
Event Description:
Anglers can learn more about a plan to improve fishing at West Boggs Lake in Loogootee at an Aug. 28 open house hosted by the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife and the Daviess-Martin Joint County Parks and Recreation Department (D-MJPRD).

The open house is from 5 to 7 p.m. at the West Boggs Park Activity Center, at the intersection of Deckard Road and Crane Lane inside the property. Entry to the park will be free for people attending the open house.

The Division of Fish & Wildlife and the D-MJPRD and will outline the plan for the lake and watershed renovation of West Boggs Lake that is scheduled for the end of September. Information will include the lake drawdown schedule, fish salvage, fish eradication and restocking of fish.

West Boggs Lake has been invaded by gizzard shad, which compete with bluegill and small bass for food. In lakes with gizzard shad populations, bluegill growth is stunted and the bass numbers decline.

More information on the renovation is at

West Boggs Park is located at 16117 U.S. 231, Loogootee.
Contact Information:
Name: Dave Kittaka
Phone: (812) 287-8300
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