Lake Erie brown trout stockings showing results

By | April 17, 2014 5:35 am | 0 Comments

 

The PFBC Lake Erie brown trout stocking program has been going on for several years now and is really paying off. This program was intended to add diversity to the Lake Erie steelhead fishery. Brandon Sanner, of Edinboro, caught some beautiful brown trout in Presque Isle Bay earlier this month. These fish were caught using… View Article

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Register for Presque Isle’s upcoming birding events

By | April 16, 2014 12:00 pm | 0 Comments

 

Presque Isle is located within the Atlantic Flyway. This is a route that many different migratory birds travel each year, especially during the spring and fall seasons. Hundreds of different species of birds may be found on Presque Isle at these times during the year. Woodpeckers, herons, owls, loons and other waterfowl, even turkeys, and… View Article

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A good start to the 2014 regular trout season

By | April 16, 2014 6:41 am | 0 Comments

 

Before the recent blast of colder temperatures, trout were hitting in all of NWPA waters. Steelhead were still being caught, stocked trout were filling stringers, and lucky anglers were reeling in trophy golden trout. On Tuesday, anglers seemed to be sensing the trout had developed lock jaw for the most part, and weren’t willing to… View Article

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A great steelhead day on Twenty Mile Creek

By | April 16, 2014 1:00 am | 0 Comments

 

Jeremy Ore, 24, of North East, had a great steelhead fishing day April 6 on Twenty Mile Creek.   Ore caught both fish while using egg sacs. Each was released. The hen was roughly 30 inches and 10 pounds, and the buck was around 30 inches and 12 pounds, Ore said. Share your fishing photos… View Article

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Woodcock Creek enchants anglers

By | April 14, 2014 6:46 pm | 0 Comments

 

Woodcock Creek is an inviting trout stream flowing through Crawford County east of Meadville, Pennsylvania. The sycamore lined banks and beautiful valley atmosphere make it a charming stream to cast a line during trout season. The lower portion of this stream is released by the Woodcock Creek Lake Dam outflow and can be accessed via… View Article

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Raptor Experience and first day of trout at Presque Isle Saturday

By | April 11, 2014 3:59 pm | 0 Comments

 

S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie and B.A.C. Bait and Tackle, will sponsor a fun fishing event for children at the Rotary Pavilion floating dock area at Presque Isle State Park this Saturday. The event kicks off the regular trout season opening day and will be from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Equipment, bait, and instruction will… View Article

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Anglers: Get a free ‘thank-you’ coffee April 12

By | April 11, 2014 1:47 pm | 0 Comments

 

Anglers who show their valid Pennsylvania fishing license April 12 can get a free cup of coffee at participatingĀ GetGo convenience stores in northwestern Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission partnered with GetGo to launch its Angler Boater Thank You program. It’s in effect only on the statewide opening day of trout fishing season, April… View Article

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S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie Ice Out Party April 13

By | April 11, 2014 12:57 pm | 0 Comments

 

Join the S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie to mark a favorite end-of-winter moment — ice out. The group’s annual Ice Out Party is scheduled for April 13 from 1-5 p.m. at the Zem Zem Shrine Club, 2525 W. 38th St. The family-friendly event is a fundraiser for the conservation organization featuring prizes and games, hot dogs… View Article

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Pennsylvania Game Commission releases final approvals

By | April 9, 2014 5:07 pm | 0 Comments

 

The PGC has released it’s final approvals for the upcoming 2014-15 hunting/trapping seasons. Allocations for antlerless deer, elk licenses, and others have been set. The PGC has allocated 779,500 antlerless deer licenses for hunters statewide. Most Wildlife Management Units (WMU’s) have an increased number of antlerless deer licenses available. In NWPA, WMU’s 1A,1B, and 2F,… View Article

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Last chance for steelhead

By | April 8, 2014 6:44 pm | 0 Comments

 

Quite a few steelhead still remain in the Lake Erie tributary streams. Monday morning, some of these fish could be seen attempting to spawn in shallower areas of Walnut Creek. A few deeper holes hold fish that are barely visible, if at all, even with polarized sunglasses. Steelhead blend in with the slightly stained water… View Article

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