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Spring Nymphing in Pennsylvania Webinar on February 8th, 2022

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The spring kicks off the fly fishing season. Aquatic insects start making their move with warmer waters and anticipation of their emergence out of the water. Trout are equally actively feeding on nymphs for the vast majority of their diet.

In this webinar, Dave Rothrock and Dave Kile will have a conversation about some technics and approaches to spring nymphing. Dave Rothrock will discuss How to Set Up a Drop Shot Nymph Rig to get the best results as well as plenty of other ideas.

So join Dave and Dave for a fun and casual conversation about Spring Nymphing in Pennsylvania.

Topics
• How to Set Up a Drop Shot Nymph Rig
• Seasonal hatches and trout food
• Types of nymph patterns
• Wild vs stocked trout behavior
• Your questions and answers

Dave Rothrock
Dave has been fly-fishing across Pennsylvania for over 50 years. He is an accomplished angler and casting...

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Visitors to the 91st Annual Pennsylvania State Farm Show can land something deliciously fishy. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is sponsoring “Fishin’ From the Kitchen Day” at the annual agricultural showcase on January 8. That day preparation techniques and recipes for Pennsylvania sportfish will be featured in the popular PA Preferred Culinary Connection event.

2007 Pennsylvania Fish Licenses Go On Sale December 1st

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It's easy to take advantage of this "baker's dozen" of months of fishing fun. To purchase a license from the convenience of your own home, simply fish the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) web site at www.fishandboat.com and click on the yellow link marked “Get Your Fishing License.” You can then complete your transaction online and print out a valid license on a home printer. For those who need to pick up some new gear to go with their license, visit one of more than 1,300 fishing license issuing agents statewide. Issuing agents include bait and tackle shops and the sporting goods departments of...

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In this program, grants up to $5,000 will be given to providers of fishing and aquatic resource education programs. Programs must occur between July 1, 2007, and June 30, 2008. This funding can be applied to the purchase of equipment, materials and costs associated with field trips.

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The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission approved a variety of special fishing regulation designations at its fall quarterly meeting, September 25-26 in Harrisburg.

AGENDA POSTED FOR FISH & BOAT COMMISSION FALL MEETING

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The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will hold its fall quarterly meeting September 25-26 at agency headquarters, 1601 Elmerton Avenue in Harrisburg. Commission committees will meet beginning at approximately 10:15 a.m. on Monday, September 25. The full Commission will meet for formal consideration of the agenda beginning at approximately 3:10 p.m. on Tuesday, September 26. All committee meetings and the review of the agenda are open to the public and attendance is encouraged.

PENNSYLVANIA TROUT ANGLERS BIG ON RECYCLING

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