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Linesville hatchery open house set for April 5

   March 27, 2014 4:32 pm

 

The annual open house at the Linesville State Fish Hatchery is scheduled for April 5 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 13300 Hartstown Road, Linesville, Crawford County.

Visitors will be able, among other things, to watch the walleye spawning process including fish sorting, and removing and fertilizing eggs; see fish in the 10,000-gallon viewing tank; learn how to tell the age of fish; tie knots, flies and cast, rig a rod, and fillet and cook fish; buy a $3 t-shirt and put a fish print on it; buy a Pennsylvania fishing license, posters, patches, and books; practice casting skills in the Kids Casting Area; visit the boating safety tent; and talk to staff from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and other partner agencies.

Shuttle service from the parking areas to the Visitor Center will be provided.

To get to the hatchery, turn off of Route 6 at the only light in downtown Linesville and go half a mile to the entrance.

 

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