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April 11, 2008

Southeast Region

Dow Lake (Athens County) – Trout will be stocked into this 153-acre lake on April 12.  A youth fishing derby is scheduled to correspond with the release, however fishing will remain open to all anglers.  Fishing for channel catfish, especially during high water inflow periods, can be very productive.  Try a variety of baits, including …

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Benefits, costs of trout are analyzed

Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission loses money on opening weekend of trout season when it dumps fish into Long Run in Tioga County. Jordan Creek in Lehigh County is, by comparison, a veritable gold mine. According to a new cost-benefit analysis of the 2007 trout season, anglers spent an estimated $3,107 – counting

George Harvey, ‘dean’ of anglers, dead at 96

State College, Pa. – As a child growing up in DuBois, George Harvey fished to help feed his family, with a stick, some string and a hook. Despite makeshift tackle, he developed a passion for fishing and conservation that would shape his life and the lives of countless others, since he went on to teach

Biologists expect ‘average’ turkey hunt

Columbus – Ohio biologists are predicting that turkey hunters will experience an “average” season this spring. That’s the prediction of Dave Risley, the administrator for wildlife research and management for the DNR Division of Wildlife. The annual spring season begins April 21 and runs through May 18 from one-half hour before sunrise to noon each

Northcentral Region

Curwensville Lake (Clearfield County) – Light angling pressure was reported, with anglers catching nice crappies and perch and walleyes (until the season ended). The Curwensville Lake Alan Bloom Memorial Fourth Annual Crappie Tournament is slated for May 24. For more information, visit Slate Run, Cedar Run (Tioga County) – Both of these small mountain streams

Lake Erie panel again lowers catch quotas

Sandusky, Ohio – Expect to see commercial fishing nets in the western basin of Lake Erie this summer, but they will not be landing yellow perch. And expect to see the daily sport angler creel limit on perch there to drop from 30 to 25, as forecast, come July 1. Those changes, under discussion among


April 12: Maumee Valley DU Banquet, 5 p.m., Pemberville American Legion Post #183. For more info call Al Carpenter, 419-601-0944. April 12: Mahoning Valley PF Banquet, Sorrento’s Restaurant & Banquet Room. For more info call Jim Waldman, 330-766-2193. April 12: Brown County NWTF Banquet, 5:30 p.m., Georgetown Eagles Club. For more info call Troy Conley,

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