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February 6, 2012
Contact:  Shannon Feyen, Hoosier Energy (812) 322-8524

Catfish tournament returns to Turtle Creek Reservoir

In partnership with the Indiana Catfish Association, Hoosier Energy is sponsoring a fourth annual Turtle Creek Open catfish tournament from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 17 at Turtle Creek Reservoir in Sullivan County. A one-page brochure with map is also available to download by clicking here.

The 1,550-acre reservoir is the cooling lake for Hoosier Energy's Merom Generating Station. It is also a popular fishing and waterfowl destination in western Indiana.

For more details, log on to www.indianacatfish.com. To see more about fishing at Turtle Creek Reservoir click here.

A call for anglers

WHAT: Indiana Catfish Association fishing tournament (Participants do not have to be ICA members)
WHEN: March 17, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Gates open at 5 a.m.)
WHERE: Turtle Creek Reservoir in Sullivan County
HOW MUCH: $10 entry fee

Tournament details

Cash and prizes to total over $2,750
12-inch minimum length
10 fish limit
No boat launch fee
Motors over 10 horsepower will be allowed but are required to run at idle speed
Two canned goods to donate to charity are appreciated but not required

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Hoosier Energy provides electric power and other services to 18 electric distribution cooperatives (REMCs/RECs), which collectively meet the electricity needs of more than 300,000 residential, commercial, industrial and agri-business consumers. Hoosier Energy, with headquarters in Bloomington, operates five power plants, two renewable energy plants and a transmission network that includes 1,700 miles of high-voltage lines and nearly 300 delivery points. For more information about Hoosier Energy, visit www.hepn.com.