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The soft touch

first_imgThe healthy optionSo if you’re looking to be known for selling high-quality food with good, healthy options, then a range of sophisticated health drinks can do wonders for your image. Key sellers in this area include FireFly’s ’tonic’ drinks, vitamin waters by V Water and Funkinwater, and adult-style fruit drinks, such as those produced by the Hibiscus Drinks Company and Bottlegreen Drinks.In contrast, if you’re looking to take a slightly different route as a contemporary retailer, there are a number of new energy drinks on the market, which could help identify you as the perfect stop for the morning after the night before. Currently, drinks using herbal ingredients as boosters rather than taurine and caffeine seem to be selling well with newcomers like RockStar, using guarana and ginseng to give a natural lift.If you haven’t seen these products on your wholesaler’s listings and you’re waiting for them to arrive, you’re missing a trick, says Doran. “Bakeries often don’t realise the power they have to demand certain products,” she says. “Wholesalers stock what their customers want to buy and it’s often difficult for them to take a chance with a new drink if no-one is asking for it. Most of the time, if you see a new drink that you’d like to try out, you can ask your wholesaler and they’ll be only too happy to add it to their list.”So if you’ve been waiting for the moment to try something new, but haven’t seen anything interesting on the stock list, perhaps now is the time to do some of your own research and get proactive about what you want to see in your drinks fridge.—-=== Filling your chiller ===Most popular impulse purchased soft drinks (value sales)£m % share % change1 Cola 515 28 -22 Glucose stimulant drinks 314 17 103 Fruit carbonates 176 9 -74 Juice drinks 169 9 -105 Pure juice 149 8 06 Plain water 141 8 -117 Sports drinks 96 5 -18 Dairy & dairy substitute 66 4 -59 Non-fruit carbonates 62 3 010 Squash 60 3 -411 Lemonade 36 2 -312 Water plus (eg vitamins) 42 2 -1313 Traditional mixers 20 1 -114 Smoothies 14 1 -1715 Cold hot drinks 2 n/a -15Note: Impulse data includes food-to-go retailers, such as bakeries and sandwich shops, but also forecourts and independent grocers, hence listings of products such as squash. Plain waters are in decline, reflecting consumer ethical concerns; juices and smoothies have declined, suggesting consumers maybe trading down; the strongest growth was seen by glucose and stimulant drinks and sports drinks, highlighting consumers’ continuing desire for functional benefits Source: Britvic Soft Drinks Report/Nielsen, March 2009—-=== Stocking the big brands ===For most bakery retailers there’s no escaping the fact that well-known soft drinks come with a number of key advantages – with free branded refrigerator equipment to boot.Big brands have their fingers firmly on the consumer pulse, and are well-placed to cater to the upcoming trends, which is why Coca Cola has launched key new products this year with the ’healthy natural’ trend in mind. Among them is Relentless’ Juiced Energy Berry – a drink that neatly coins both natural and energy drink benefits. And with a multi-million-pound marketing spend behind it, the drink can hardly fail to catch consumer attention. Coca Cola is also ploughing extensive investment into its Diet Coke and Powerade marketing campaigns, gaining sponsorship deals with top rugby players for the latter.”Retailers should offer a range of soft drinks to suit their local customers and flag the category with key brands such as Coca Cola and Relentless,” advises Donna Warren, impulse shopper marketing controller at Coca Cola Enterprises. “Displaying new brands or promotions at other impulse points in the store as well as the cooler is also likely to drive sales.”—-=== Targeting a niche ===Southover Food Company launched a “beauty enhancing” drink at IFE, targeting women. Sip is a range of flavoured still waters marketed as ’a beauty treatment in a bottle’. The pure still water includes nutrients said to improve the skin, and markets the benefits of antioxidant vitamin C, white tea tincture, selenium, and extracts of rose petal, marigold, sweet violet, linden blossom and Scottish heather blossom tops. It is available in four flavours: Elderflower; Ruby Orange; Mango; and Lemongrass & Ginger, and comes in 12 x 500ml cases at £17.14.www.southoverfoods.com Walk into your average bakery outlet and, nine times out of 10, you’re confronted with a fridge full of familiar soft drinks courtesy of a well-known-manufacturer. And while these established products are often viewed as the prudent choice, it might be time to reassess your range. Not only can your drink extras create extra sales, they can also help enhance your brand identity and assure customers of your discernment.The dilemma for many bakery retailers and cafés will be one of risking steady sales for unknown newcomers. After all, there is only so much space in the fridge, and substituting tried-and-tested classics could have the effect of lowering your takings rather than increasing profits.”When you’re looking at bringing in new soft drinks you have to decide whether what you’re considering selling will support those you already have and complement and enhance existing sales,” explains catering consultant Matthew Merritt-Harrison of Merritt-Harrison Catering Consultancy. “There’s little point in putting in a new drink if it takes sales away from another, which brings you higher revenue. The idea is to have products on display, which will enable you to sell more overall and make imaginative offers for your customers.”This means you should think very carefully about why a customer might choose a product and what that could mean for your other sales. An iced coffee drink, for example, could fly out during the hotter months at the expense of your more lucrative latte and espressos, while a range of healthy smoothies could see your customers eschewing their daily bacon roll or pastry for a breakfast on the go.That’s not to say you shouldn’t experiment, and keeping track of new sales needn’t be as difficult as you think. “There are a number of simple and cost-effective EPOS systems out there, which can help you keep track of what’s selling well,” explains Merritt-Harrison. “But even if you’re just keeping track of things manually, it shouldn’t be too difficult to make a quarterly review of what is and isn’t selling.”In fact, mixing up your soft drinks offering can be a dynamic way to bolster profits, particularly if your selection includes little-known brands that prove key sellers. “Bakery retailers cannot really compete on price when it comes to the big-name soft drinks,” says Anita Doran of the Hibiscus Drinks Company. “They’re pitting themselves against supermarkets or corner shops, which have greater power to buy in bulk and are always going to be able to out-do you on price. So the danger is that you could stock these products and customers will go down the road to buy the cheaper alternatives.”Instead, Doran recommends bakery retailers give serious thought to the plethora of unique drink options produced by smaller outlets, dedicating a 50:50 or even 60:40 percentage split in favour of little-known brands. “Not only can these drinks offer a good point of difference, but they usually offer a higher mark-up as well,” she explains. “They can also help enhance your brand and mark you out as a retailer who has discernment regarding your soft drink choices.”When it comes to balancing your stock of big names and lesser-known brands, the trick is to aim for products that are well enough known to benefit from brand awareness, but not so widely sold that you can be undercut by the local supermarket. Your choices can also play a part in marking you out as a particular kind of retailer.last_img read more

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Ireland unchanged for Pakistan series

first_img Coach Phil Simmons has kept faith with the squad that moved a step closer to qualifying for the 2015 World Cup with back-to-back wins over United Arab Emirates in March. Pakistan will use the games as preparation for next month’s Champions Trophy, but Simmons believes his side can spring an upset, saying: “We’ve always got a chance in our conditions.” Ireland have named an unchanged squad for their two-match one-day international series against Pakistan in Dublin later this month. He added: “We’ve turned in some strong performances in recent years, especially against England and Australia, and lost matches we should have won. “We’re getting stronger all the time and we’ll be well prepared and try to put them under pressure from the start. “There’s a great atmosphere at Clontarf with the Irish fans behind us, and with a full house expected for both games, I’m hoping they can get us over the line against Pakistan. “It’s certain to be a great carnival of cricket over the two days. We know how important it is to keep the momentum going with Irish cricket and we’ll be looking for headline victories in our marquee games this year.” Ireland’s only 50-over success against Pakistan arrived at the 2007 World Cup – on St Patrick’s Day – but they suffered a 2-0 home series defeat in Belfast two years ago. They will be without all-rounder John Mooney for the opener on May 23, after he was banned following Twitter comments he made about the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. The Ireland squad for the RSA Insurance ODI series: William Porterfield (captain), Alex Cusack, George Dockrell, Trent Johnston, Ed Joyce, John Mooney, Tim Murtagh, Kevin O’Brien, Niall O’Brien, James Shannon, Max Sorensen, Paul Stirling, Andrew White, Gary Wilson. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

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Jurgen Klopp ‘interested’ in Premier League job, but no Liverpool contact

first_imgJurgen Klopp is apparently interested in managing a Premier League club, but has not yet been contacted by Liverpool.According to reports, the former Borussia Dormund coach is willing to end his self-enforced sabbatical from the game to take over an English club, but has apparently told Sky Sports he has not yet heard from Liverpool.Klopp ended a gilded seven-year spell running Borussia Dortmund at the end of last season, and was adamant that he was keen to enjoy a year-long break from the game.That position could change especially if Liverpool lose patience in manager Brendan Rodgers, who has not won a Premier League match in his last four outings while needing penalties to scrape past Carlisle in the third round of the League Cup on Wednesday night.Klopp boasts an impressive CV having led Dortmund to back-to-back Bundesliga titles and a first league and cup double in 2012.They reached the Champions League final in 2013, but lost 2-1 to Bayern Munich with Arjen Robben scoring in the last minute to deny the club a second European Cup success to go with their 1997 win over Juventus. Klopp’s side recovered from some poor form to finish seventh last season while they also reached the German Cup final losing 3-1 to Wolfsburg.–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more

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Nigeria warned about World Cup pay strike

first_imgRohr said he is convinced that Nigeria can go beyond the last 16 for the first time by preparing well in advance.But he told reporters: “The issue of bonuses and allowances, which are the usual African problem we see during the World Cup, must be avoided.“Such issue will be bad for our preparation. I have told my officials and the federation president that all (such issues) be cleared before the start of the competition.”Nigeria were not the only team to be hit by money troubles in 2014: Ghana’s players demanded that more than $3 million in bonuses was flown to Brazil. Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr instructing the Super Eagles during their World cup qualifier gameAbuja, Nigeria | AFP | Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players that their performances at next year’s World Cup will be affected if there is any repeat of protests over pay and bonuses.At the last finals in Brazil three years ago, the Super Eagles deliberately missed a training session in protest at the non-payment of a bonus for qualifying.That forced the country’s then sports minister to charter a private jet and fly to South America with nearly $4 million in cash. The revelation was a major embarrassment for the government at the time, which was battling spiralling inflation and the decrease in value of the country’s currency.Nigeria’s women’s team, the Super Falcons, last December staged a protest march to parliament to demand payment of bonuses for winning the African Women Cup of Nations.That followed a two-week sit-in at their Abuja hotel. The government later agreed to release more than $1 million.center_img The Nigerian men’s team is in line for a $12.5 million bonus from football’s world governing body FIFA for qualifying for the finals in Russia.All 37 players used in qualifying are entitled to a share.Squad members at the finals stand to earn more if they match or better the national side’s performances in 1994 and 2014 by reaching the knock-out stages.Share on: WhatsApplast_img read more

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Winters rocks Valentine’s Spiel, captures A event at annual Nelson Curling Club mixed event

first_imgBarry Marsh of Nelson finished second in the B event while Brent Pihowich placed second in the C behind the Nando Salviulo rink of Nelson.Ken Haynes of Nelson, along with wife Sandi at third, Gary Meadows at lead and Maxine Meadows at lead won the D event. Jill Winters reached into her contact bag to pull out a provincial winner to help the Nelson skip capture the Valentines Mixed Bonspiel Sunday at the Nelson Curling Club.Winters, third Dean Horning, second Grant Davidson and lead Marcie Stefiuk, defeated Al May of Nelson in the A Final.Myron Nichol of Castlegar finished third in the A event with Curling Guru Fred Thomson of Nelson fourth.last_img read more

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PICK FIVE CARRYOVER OF $335,216 INTO SUNDAY AT SANTA ANITA PARK; TOTAL PICK FIVE POOL SHOULD EXCEED $1 MILLION

first_imgARCADIA, Calif. (Mar. 4, 2017)–There were no perfect tickets in Saturday’s Pick Five at Santa Anita, resulting in a huge carryover of $335,216 into Sunday’s racing. Track officials project that the total Pick Five Pool should exceed $1 million.Sunday’s Pick Five will be comprised of races one through five, including the Grade III Las Flores Stakes which is carded as race three.With a nine-race card on tap for Sunday, admission gates will open at 10:30 a.m. and first post is at 12:30 p.m.For scratches, changes and complete morning line information, please visit: http://www.santaanita.com/horse-racing/live-racing/.last_img read more

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IDC to invest R5-billion in jobs

first_img14 June 2005South Africa’s Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) plans to invest “just over R5-billion” in job-creation projects over the next financial year, the Sunday Times reports. The newspaper says corporation chief executive Geoff Qhena wants to boost investment in small- to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), backing projects that will create jobs. The target is to create26 000 jobs in the new financial year.“When we emphasise development, what is over-arching is jobs,” Qhena said. “We will have a bias towards projects that create jobs. We will still do major projects as we need the balance; they feed the SMEs and the SMEs feed into them.”A key element of the corporation’s promotion of SMEs is backing franchisees, including those in fast-food chains such as Nando’s and McDonald’s, the Sunday Times reports. It has also discussed franchise deals with Sasol.“Franchising is an opportunity for us,” Qhena said. “We are talking to the franchisors, where we can enter into an agreement with them or we can make facilities available. When we do that, we insist that they have an adequate black economic empowerment component.“Franchising is one of the growing SME areas. The failure rate is minimal, as the franchisors want to make the business work.”At an IDC-backed black economic empowerment conference in Mafikeng last week, Qhena said the organisation wanted to back more businesses in rural provinces such as the North West, Free State and Limpopo.“We need to interact with provinces and local government,” Qhena told the Sunday Times. “We have realised that is where the resources are.”Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape benefit the most from IDC backing.“We will be talking to all the provinces,” Qhena said. “We could stay at home and we would surely find propositions from the three richest provinces. But now we want to develop other provinces.”The IDC is likely to play a leading role in the restructuring of the diamond industry, according to the Sunday Times, prompted by the government’s desire to see more diamonds beneficiated in the country and as a result of the planned amendment of the Diamond Act.De Beers has offered the government a partnership in the SA division of its diamond trading company Diamdel. And in her recent budget speech, Minerals and Energy Minister Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka said the government may look at forming one major diamond trading company for SA diamonds.“We are very excited about what is happening in diamonds,” said Qhena.He stressed that each company in the IDC’s portfolio – whether it was one in which the IDS held a stake, or one to which it provided financial backing – was making a real effort to transform, and not just at an equity level.“We want to see the transfer of skills,” said Qhena.The Sunday Times also reports that the IDC might still sell stakes in listed companies such as Sasol and BHP Billiton, but only when the time is right.SouthAfrica.info reporterlast_img read more

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Giving rhinos a voice through art

first_imgThe Crash of Rhinoceros is now a large-scale platform of conscious artwork, whereby the public can use the template – My Rhinoceros – to create their own rhino sculptures. A rhino installation made by several artists, launched at the Afrikaburn cultural festival in April 2012.(Images: Extinct) Joanna Orr’s hunting trophy head of a rhino, made from recyclable materials.(Image: Head on Design)Cadine PillayThrough her conscious art background, Cape Town-based artist Nix Davies is doing her bit to help fight the current plight of South Africa’s rhino population, which continues to drop in large numbers because of rampant poaching.Crash of Rhinoceros is an initiative started by Davies that aims to create awareness about rhino poaching and the dangers faced by the animals on a daily basis. EXTINCT, a collection of rhino sculptures made by several artists who worked with her, launched at the annual Afrikaburn cultural festival in April.The exhibition consisted of life-size artworks modelled in the shape of the rhino and displayed across the Karoo desert, where Afrikaburn is usually held.Conscious art is art with a voice. “It is about adding value to the making and understanding of the art by increasing our awareness of what we are doing, the context in which we make art, and the motivations that produce art,” says Davies.The name serves its intended purpose of creating a sense of disturbing awe.Getting people involvedThe idea of EXTINCT came about when Davies decided earlier in 2012 to educate Western Cape pupils about the danger faced by rhinos. A larger collaborative movement grew from this, with other artists, teachers, conservationists and members of the public coming on board to expand the work.The rhino sculptures soon found homes in various public spaces, such as schools, shopping complexes, beaches and tourist sites including Table Mountain.Davies’s vision for Crash of Rhinoceros, however, does not end at the viewing of sculptures by the public. The aim is for the movement to be adopted by artists in other countries as well. Through a template called My Rhinoceros, which varies in size, anyone wishing to build their own rhino sculpture can do so. Australia and Taiwan have already taken to the movement, and several of the artworks have been spotted in those countries.The template is made out of X-core board, a type of fibreboard made of recycled materials, and widely used in the construction industry. Through EXTINCT’s Facebook page, interested parties can learn how to build their own rhinos from scratch.“It will raise the conscious awareness of the long-term effects of our actions as humans,” said Davies of the global movement.She plans to extend the installation internationally by linking with artists, activists and conservation groups in other countries.The hunting trophyOne artist who has extended the efforts of EXTINCT through her own work is Joanna Orr, who started a graphic and web-design company called Head on Design. Orr’s company produces its own range of rhino sculptures, in the style of hunting trophies mounted on the wall.The sculptures are made from recycled material similar to that of the Crash of Rhinoceros works, and funds from their sale are channelled to anti-poaching projects.Orr uses either tanned upholstery or suede leathers in a wide range of colours, or X-core board in white, with some of the trophies colourfully decorated with paintings by local artists. Buyers of the rhino sculptures get to choose which organisation their money will go to.Each design takes around a month to create and perfect, the process starting with a sketch of the head at different angles to get a feel for the three-dimensional form.Sculptures are similar in size to that of the actual animal.last_img read more

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Gone Fishin’: Tales from across the Buckeye State

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest From the shores of Lake Erie in the north, to the banks of the Ohio River in the south, and the many watersheds and farm ponds in between, there are great fishing opportunities in the Buckeye State. Just a sampling of fishin’ tales from native Ohioans testifies to the pleasures of piscatorial pursuits and illustrates the fact that every fisherman has his stories.Ohio University wrestler Tanner Miller likes to relax and get away from the stresses of school work and the pressures of competition by fishing for large-mouth and striped bass on the Hocking River below the falls at White’s Mill in Athens.“I go up to White’s Mill with my ultra-light fishing pole because it’s easy to navigate with and I use a green, orange, and black colored rooster tail. They all seem to like that best,” Miller said. “I cast right into the rapids and let my lure float down. Sometimes I’ll get hits just as it is floating down, but when I notice my lure go past me, I start reeling in my line. That is when I tend to catch most of my fish.”Tanner said that having this resource so close to the University is a blessing.“Not every kid has the opportunity to fish while on campus and I can walk one mile up the bike path along the river and fish all I want,” he said. “Fishing the river here made it so that when I went off to college, I still felt like I was back home because I was doing the same thing here as I was there.”Jason Shook, of Groveport, recalls an epic battle with a behemoth catfish one summer night in the Hocking Hills at Lake Logan.“My good buddy and I went out to Lake Logan at 10:30 at night to do some catfishing and all we caught was a little 10-inch long mini-shovelhead and a mean little snapping turtle. At about 2 am, we decided to call it quits, but when I set my hook and started reeling in for the night, it felt like I was hung up on the bottom,” Shook said. “I started reeling and pulling on the line and it took off! For the next thirty minutes, the catfish dove and took out line into the middle of the lake three times.“Finally, after the third run, the fish surfaced, and my buddy started whoopin’ and hollerin’ and jumped into the lake after it, since we didn’t have any landing gear. As he’s fighting to get hold of the fish, he says ‘Good thing you caught this monster on your catfish pole.’ I said ‘No, this is my bass pole, with 8-pound test,’ and at that moment, the line broke! But he managed to grab the fish up by the gills, throw it up onto the shore, and then he hooted and carried on so loud that all of the lights in the houses around us came on. The catfish had to have weighed close to 50 pounds and measured 53 inches and was caught on the simplest rig—a nightcrawler and single hook. None of the pictures of me with my catch that my buddy took with his crummy flip phone camera turned out, but I took a very nice one of him holding it that he still shows off to this day.”Shawn Skaggs, of Marysville, takes an annual camping and panfishing trip in the early summer at a south central Ohio state park, and his group’s techniques and tactics yield big results.“We time our trip to coincide with when the bluegills are spawning and have consistently good success with typical catches of up to 30 to 50 large 5- to 6-inch fish per session between four guys. The most we have ever caught was eighty before lunch one morning,” Skaggs said, “We generally eat a lot of what’s caught. We fry it and eat it fresh back at our campsite and always try to share with our neighbors at camp. But a lot of times, there are still some leftover to take home. Over the course of a weekend, our group will go home with well in excess of 80-100 fish total, but my favorite part of the trip is the camaraderie, healthy competition, and good times that I have with the friends who come with me every year.”Skaggs pays great attention to detail when choosing his lure and baiting his hook on these excursions in order to get these results.“At this time of year, I prefer to use a small 1/64-ounce jig-head — either chartreuse or black — or a plain #8 or smaller size hook. I tip the jig heads or hook with a waxworm. I try to use as small of a hook as possible so that I can bury most of the hook into the grub so that only the barb is exposed. This helps hook the fish as soon as they start to mouth it,” Skaggs said. “Another great lure this time of year is a small black fly, like a wooly bugger. I tip it with a small live grub or Powerbait maggot. I like to use a small slip bobber and light 4- to 6-pound test line. I tie my hook or lure to a leader line and tie the other end to a double barrel swivel, which is already attached to my main line. I then place any weight needed above the swivel so the hook or lure beneath the swivel can float and move freely. I use as much weight as I need to get the slip bobber to be at least 50% to 60% submerged so I can detect light bites and set the hook faster. Using a slip bobber, I can quickly and methodically probe multiple depths in areas where I suspect the panfish will be starting to build spawn beds. Protected areas like coves are always good places to look and it always seems that the spots where we have the most success are the spots where we are seeing the fewest amount of other fishermen.”As these fishing stories show, there are numerous game fishing opportunities throughout the state, and fishing for both recreation and table fare provides anglers with hours of entertainment.“We have a diversity of game species,” said Tim Parrett, Ohio Department of Natural Resources District Manager. “Most of our lakes and reservoirs are ‘eutrophic,’ which makes them very productive. The soils of Ohio and shallow, warm, nutrient rich waters lead to productive water, which gives us a diversity of species to catch.”Parrett, a fisheries biologist, worked for a variety of ODNR fishery programs over the past two decades prior to his current appointment and said that not only is there a diversity of fish in Ohio, but that there are also a diversity of fishing options available to everyone in the state.“You have everything from competitive angling opportunities, where contestants compete for prize money, to farm pond fishing with a cane pole. The sport can be as cheap or expensive as you want it to be. Fishing is not exclusive — anyone can do it. Young or old, male or female, fishing is open to everyone,” Parrett said.Parrett also promotes fishing as a family affair where quality time in the natural world can be spent away from the distractions of modern technology.“Fishing gives families a great opportunity to be outdoors and to reconnect with the outside world away from the iPods and iPads and iPhones and the hectic schedules of our day-to-day lives,” he said, “When I take my kids out fishing, they seem happy just being out on the boat and being outside. It is important just to be out in nature, seeing other animal species in their natural habitats and exploring the banks while casting a line.”From a personal standpoint, Parrett says that he loves the feeling of anticipation that fishing instills in him.“I’m 49 years old, and fishing still gives me a sense of adventure. I have these visions in my head of finding some place that no one has found, and there’s going be all of these fish there for me to catch. I’m always out there still hoping to catch that one giant fish, trying to trick them into biting this crazy looking lure I’ve found that I’m sure is going to be the secret weapon,” Parrett said.Now is the time for readers to get out on the water, take advantage of this state’s abundant natural resources, and wet their lines in search of some hard-hitting fishing action.“From late May into mid-June is some of the best fishing in the state, especially for bass and bluegill,” Parrett said. “The bass are mostly done spawning, they’re hungry, the water is warm, and the fish are in relatively shallow waters, so they should be biting good. And if you’re taking kids fishing, this is the time to take advantage of the weather. They won’t be cold and can focus on catching some fish.”Perhaps author Mark Twain’s American classic, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, best illustrates why taking some time out of your schedule to fish this spring and summer should be on your to-do list. Twain’s book captures the idyllic ease offered by life on the water and Huck Finn knew well the simple freedoms and pleasures of fishing.“It was kind of lazy and jolly, laying off comfortable all day, smoking and fishing, and no books nor study…It was pretty good times up in the woods there, take it all around,” Huck Finn said. “I catched a good big catfish, and Jim cleaned him with his knife, and I fried him. When breakfast was ready we lolled in the grass and eat it smoking hot…Then when we got pretty well stuffed, we laid off and lazied.”All of this, and more, is available for the taking on Ohio’s waters. For what more could an outdoorsman ask?last_img read more

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How to Be a Scrappy Upstart – Episode #123

first_imgPodcast: Play in new window | Download (16.0MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSThere are systemic challenges, in some ways greater than earlier times. That said, a scrappy go-getter always bends the system to their will.Outcomes Planner Essential Reading! Get my first book: The Only Sale Guide You’ll Ever Need “The USA Today bestseller by the star sales speaker and author of The Sales Blog that reveals how all salespeople can attain huge sales success through strategies backed by extensive research and experience.” Buy Nowlast_img read more

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