Monday, December 4th, 2023

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Fall fishing, hunting options aplenty at Francis E. Walter Reservoir in Pennsylvania

The fishing at Francis E. Walter Reservoir is not necessarily easy. But it can be deceptively good. Located in Pennsylvania's Luzerne and Carbon counties, the 80-acre lake is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project. Completed in 1961 and originally called Bear Creek Dam – it was renamed for a U.S. Congressman two years later upon his death – it serves to limit flooding of the Lehigh River, particularly around Allentown and Bethlehem. Like all Corps projects, though, it has a dual purpose of offering recreation.
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