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More than 3,000 acres preserved at Crusoe

By Jefferson Weaver jeffersonweaver@nrcolumbus.com

Revised on: 08.28.2018 at 08:13 a.m.

Posted on: 08.21.2018 at 01:00 p.m. |

By Jefferson Weaver

jeffersonweaver@nrcolumbus.com

On a hot August morning recently, Doug Smith cast a Beetlespin toward a ripple under the Crusoe Bridge. The lure flashed in the brown water, where moments before a fish had swirled. 

“From the start,” he said, “we wanted to make sure this was

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