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Outside briefs: Luck landing stripers

KINGMAN - Fishing for striped bass has been tough around South Cove. Recent cool and windy weather seemed to shut down the striper bite. But not everyone had a tough time. Kingman resident Kerri Burhans was fishing with her sister Tammy Martin and brother in law Gary Martin when she caught a 3 ½ pound striper. The threesome brought in 21 stripers.

Apply for tags online

The Arizona Game & Fish Department has announced that sportsmen can now apply online for tags for deer, sheep, buffalo and pheasant. Applications can be made until 7 p.m. on June 14.

Stay afloat and survive

U.S. Coast Guard statistics show that drowning was the reported cause of death in three-fourths of recreational boating accidents, according to their 2014 statistics. What that means is that boaters, anglers and hunters should wear personal flotation devices at all times.

Stripe-R-Rama spots available

There is still time to enter Stripe-R-Rama, the granddaddy of all overnight striper fishing tournaments. The tournament will be held out of South Cove on Lake Mead on June 4-5.

The fee is $75 and must be paid in cash. Teams can enter right up to the starting time of the tournament at the dock at South Cove.

For entry forms or more information, contact Tournament Director Johnnie Hoeft by phone at 928-716-2616 or by email at

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