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Thursday, June 20th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

New York’s Bath Fish Hatchery manager, Ken Osika, retires

Ken Osika, who recently retired after 40 years in New York’s hatchery system, stands in front of a display tank at the Bath Fish Hatchery, which he managed for the past 30 years. (Photo by Jeff Murray)

Ken Osika doesn’t wet a line that often, but ironically he’s probably seen more fish in a given week than most ardent anglers see in a lifetime.
While he only occasionally grabs a fishing rod himself, Osika’s job for the past 40 years has increased the chances of success for untold thousands of anglers who hit New York’s waters each year.

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