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January 15, 2024

If safe ice comes, Hills Creek Lake good place to fish in Pennsylvania

I have to start with the truth regarding ice fishing last year at Hills Creek Lake.
It just wasn’t the greatest of seasons – for two reasons.First, because it was the start of an El Nino phase, 2022-23 wasn’t the best, or longest, of ice seasons. That wasn’t the fault of the lake; thumbs down went to the whims of Mother Nature.

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Maryland to curb striped bass fishing in the spring to ease pressure on spawning fish

Spurred by slumping striped bass reproduction in Maryland waters, the state Department of Natural Resources is moving to curtail fishing for the popular migratory species during its spawning run next spring.
On Nov. 29, Maryland DNR proposed emergency regulations that would eliminate the state’s two-week “trophy” fishing season in early May. That’s when anglers have in past years been allowed to keep one fish a day measuring 35 inches or more.

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Maryland pursuing actions to control invasive catfish in Chesapeake Bay watershed

Last month, the U.S. Department of Commerce notified Maryland Gov. Wes Moore that it has declined Maryland’s request for a federal commercial fisheries disaster declaration that was sought to help address the economic and ecological damage caused by the spread of invasive catfish and snakeheads in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

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Pennsylvania Mixed Bag: Early Bird Sports Expo coming Jan. 25-28

The Early Bird Sports Expo will be held Jan. 25-28 at the Bloomsburg Fairgrounds, 620 W. 3rd St. This will be the 35th year for the annual outdoors show started in 1988.
Exhibits again will be spread out across three buildings, all indoors. Parking is free. There is a $7 entry fee for anyone 13 and over; veterans and active military personnel are admitted free as well as children under 12.

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