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Morinville’s outdoor gem

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – It’s 3 p.m. on a Thursday afternoon. The water is motionless at the Morinville Fish and Game Club Pond, but the activity is anything but. A teenage couple sit on the deck of the clubhouse exchanging salient thoughts about social media. Thirty feet away, a senior rests in a lawn chair under a tree, his eye trained on his fishing pole for any movement that might indicate he’s got a bit. On the other side of the pond a couple and their dog also have their lines in the water in the hopes of taking some trout home for dinner. And surrounding the human and animal activity, a woman rides her mountain bike around the trail followed by a newspaper editor with his camera… […]