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Buser takes lead in Iditarod

...PASS, Alaska -- Three-time champion Martin Buser of Big Lake held a narrow lead Monday as front-runners in the Iditarod...Montana Creek, Linwood Fiedler of Willow, Ramey Smyth of Big Lake, Charlie Boulding of Manley and Sven Engholm of Karasjok...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/09/oth_255669.shtml
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Buser, Swingley setting pace near Iditarod midpoint

...29 p.m. EST), about two hours after Martin Buser of Big Lake, Alaska. He cut 40 minutes off that difference by the...Denali Park. After that came Jonrowe, John Barron of Big Lake, and Norwegian rookie Harald Tunheim by 6:34 a.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/11/oth_255858.shtml
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New leader has shot at his first victory in Iditarod

...never won the race but finished second the past two years.In second place is four-time champion Martin Buser, of Big Lake, Alaska. Buser reached Ruby at 6:44 p.m. Thursday, and after resting eight hours, departed at 2:44 a.m...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-07/new-leader-has-shot-
Aliy Zirkle retakes lead in Iditarod in run to Alaska coast

...Nome along Alaska's wind-swept west coast.The last championship for Buser, 55, the Swiss-born resident, of Big Lake, Alaska, came in 2002. He has not finished in the top 10 since 2008, but he led most of the way Friday as teams made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-08/aliy-zirkle-retakes-
Iditarod competitors battle fatigue

...participant in the 1,000-mile race. The Big Lake, Alaska, musher was so sleep-deprived...out of Anvik was Jake Berkowitz,of Big Lake.Four-time Iditarod champion Martin Buser, of Big Lake, was first into the checkpoint at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-03-08/iditarod-competitors
Use caution with low lake level

...Fishing for largemouth bass, hybrid and striped bass in Thurmond Lake always turns on as temperatures begin to drop on the big lake this time of the year.The lake level is inching its way down toward the 16-feet-below mark, so boaters and fishermen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2012-12-13/use-caution-low-
Martin Buser on track for fifth Iditarod title

...plenty of competitors were hot in pursuit in the 1,000-mile race, and gaining on the 54-year-old veteran from Big Lake, Alaska. Teams have been traveling in deep snow followed by deep overflows in a trail deteriorated by above-freezing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-03-09/martin-buser-track-f
Wind, rain are welcomed by anglers

...elsewhere will get decidedly better. Water temperature on the big lake this week was still in the high 70s, but should drop into...but largemouth bass as well. Fishing for crappies at the big lake and area ponds also should improve, although nice catches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/07/fis_9941.shtml
Fishing
Let's hope new moon helps out anglers

...proved to be a disappointment as far as bream fishermen were concerned. Few beds and even fewer fish were found in the big lake during this traditional time of spawning, but water temperatures were pretty chilly, hardly getting out of the 50s...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2010-05-06/lets-hope-new-mo
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Catching bass used to be much simpler

...The fish doing the yanking more than likely would be a bass, but often would be a white bass or big gar if fishing the big lake. It would always be a bass in ponds that I fished back then.As a lifetime member of the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2011-02-11/catching-bass-us
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