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Linesville Fish Hatchery - 2005 Open House

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Net, Mar 28, 2005.

  1. This event has been a favorite in my family for many many years. I highly recommend it for your family too. More info can be found at http://www.fish.state.pa.us/


    2005 Linesville Open House
    A Day at the Hatchery
    Saturday, April 2, 2005



    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) will host an open house -- “A Day at A Hatchery" -- Saturday, April 2, 2005 at the agency’s Linesville State Fish Hatchery. The hatchery is located on the shores of Pymatuning Lake, Crawford County. The event is open for public visitation from 12-4 p.m.
    Visitors are invited to come see methods used in taking and fertilizing musky and walleye eggs, sorting fish from trap nets, determining the age of fish, and much more. Attendees can watch demonstrations on filleting and cooking fish, and talk to local Waterway Conservation Officers. Kids can practice their angling techniques at the Kids Casting area. Boating and water safety information will also be presented. The visitor center will be full of various exhibits and displays to help visitors learn the varied duties and aspects of the Fish and Boat Commission.

    The 10,000-gallon viewing aquarium will have many favorite fish species to observe up close and personal. Participants can make their own “fish prints” on paper or on a t-shirt (bring your own or buy one when you get there). There’s something for everyone, so follow the crowd and join the PFBC for the afternoon.

    The Linesville state fish hatchery is located on the shores Pymatuning Reservoir near Linesville in Crawford County. In addition to the production of walleye, the hatchery is involved with the propagation of other warmwater/coolwater fish for stocking in Pennsylvania waters; including muskellunge, tiger musky, steelhead, and several panfish species.
     
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    Thanks for the heads up ;) You are right. This is one very nice area and something to see. Very interesting............ THE CATKING !!! :)
     

  3. hmnmnmn man I already have plans with the kids just too short on the notice...
    Let us know how it went and some pics too PLEASE
     
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