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If you’re a spring river angler, you have to be nuts to want to go any further than the Maumee River when the walleye are running, arguably the best walleye fishing in the nation.

Heck, lots of others travel a long way for the experience – Metropark rangers have logged license plates from virtually every state in the union and most Canadian provinces. You’ll see them packed in along River Road at Side Cut Metropark.

But if something really different beckons, not far from here is a beautiful trout stream – one of our state’s precious few trout streams – that flows cold and clear through one of Ohio’s most magnificent gorges.

Even with the recent blast of winter, all things considered, what a warm and mild winter season this has been.

We officially usher in the spring season on Monday, March 20. Many of the spring bulbs already sprouted.

As warm as it had been, it is interesting to note that a very opposite weather phenomenon occurred in the summer of 1816. In the eastern region of the country, the summer of 1816 was called the “year without a summer.” New England, that year, experienced one of the coldest summers on record and temperatures through June, July and August broke records that have, as yet, never been matched.

Kids are invited to an afternoon of fun on Saturday, April 15, at the annual Hayes Easter Egg Roll, which replicates the White House Easter Egg Roll that Rutherford B. Hayes started when he was president.

The event, open to kids ages 3-10, will be held from 2-3:30 p.m. on the lawn of the Hayes Home at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums at Spiegel Grove.

Admission is free. Kids are asked to bring three hard-boiled, colored eggs for use in traditional egg games like those played at the White House Easter Egg Roll.

Prizes in the egg games will be awarded in six age categories. Each participant will get a balloon, a pass to the Hayes Home or Hayes Museum and treats. Kids also are invited to participate in face painting, cornhole games and craft activities. The Easter Bunny also will make an appearance.

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