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Warming To Winter

ANGLERS FIND BASS EAGER TO BITE AT SWEPCO LAKE

Posted: January 31, 2013 at 1:45 a.m.

Kenny Stroud of Siloam Springs fishes at Swepco Lake Dec. 21 near the Flint Creek Power Plant. Hot water discharged from the coal-fueled plant keeps lake warm and the bass biting during winter.

Anglers who wish it was springtime all the time only need to wet a hook at Swepco Lake. Hot water flowing from the Flint Creek Power Plant on the lake’s eastern shore keeps the reservoir warm as July even in January.

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Outdoor, Pages 6 on 01/31/2013

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