JEPC sees an upswing in the number of new visitors to the site

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COVID forces some changes at Jim Edgar Panther Creek

  • Gone fishin’ —Fishing opportunities abound at the Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area.  Here, anglers try their luck on shore and in a boat at Gridley Lake. (photo by Brian DeLoche.)
    Gone fishin’ —Fishing opportunities abound at the Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Fish and Wildlife Area. Here, anglers try their luck on shore and in a boat at Gridley Lake. (photo by Brian DeLoche.)
    Since the reopening of the Jim Edgar Panther Creek (JEPC) area located near Chandlerville, the site has seen an increase in the number of new users.     In mid-March with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the site was closed to the public. On April 9, there was a soft re-opening and on May 29 the campgrounds were opened.     “Attendance has been really good,” Site Superintendent Nate…

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