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2014-08-14 16:23:39

Discounted License Available HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families and kids can now add a Mentored Youth Fishing Day as their preferred way to close out the summer season on the traditional Labor Day holiday. Building on the excitement of the year's first mentored youth fishing day on May 10, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) last month announced that it would hold a second special fishing day on Labor Day, Sept. 1, on 17 Panfish Enhancement lakes....

2014-07-14 20:20:52

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's (PFBC) announced today that it will host a second Mentored Youth Fishing Day on Labor Day, Sept. 1, on 17 Panfish Enhancement lakes. To encourage participation on this day, the PFBC also announced that it has reduced the price of a Labor Day 1-day adult resident and Labor Day 1-day adult non-resident license to just $1 on Labor Day. With issuing agent and transaction fees, the total price...

2010-12-17 12:41:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national panel of fisheries scientists has recognized the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) for its work on a decades-long research project which demonstrated that restrictive harvest regulations can increase panfish populations while creating a positive fishing experience for anglers targeting these popular fish. The American Fisheries Society (AFS) selected the PFBC Division of Fisheries Management for an outstanding...

2010-02-08 08:00:00

REDKEY, Ind., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Bell Aquaculture, owner and operator of the nation's largest yellow perch (Perca flavescens) farm, is rolling out its breaded yellow perch line and launching the Bell Perch(TM) Online Ordering System. The announcement is made by Norman McCowan, President & CEO, who says for the past year Bell Perch has only been available through restaurant partners and various public sales and special events, such as the Purdue Ag Alumni Fish Fry. Bell will...

2008-06-30 00:01:16

By Bob Frye Bigger is better. Size does matter. It's great to live large. We've been hearing those sayings for years. But do anglers think that way when it comes to their panfish? The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is trying to figure that out. The commission instituted "panfish enhancement" regulations on 18 waters around the commonwealth in 2000. The rules -- which lowered creel limits and raised the minimum size for some panfish -- are designed to keep panfish in the water...


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2007-12-18 14:14:44

The Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens), is a species of perch found in the United States and Canada. Yellow perch look similar to the European perch but are paler and more yellowish, with less red in the fins. They have 6-8 dark vertical bars on their sides. The yellow perch is in the same family as the walleye and sauger, but in a different family from the white perch. Yellow perch size can vary greatly between bodies of water, but adults are usually between 4-10 inches in length and weigh...

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2007-04-10 16:28:38

Exoglossum is a genus of mound-building freshwater fish. Common varieties include the Cutlips minnow. Species of this genus usually range from 3 to 18 inches when sexually mature. In many areas these minnows are valued as both panfish and baitfish.

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2007-03-16 19:11:23

The Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) is a species of freshwater fish. It is a member of the sunfish family (family Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. It is native to a wide area of North America, from Québec to northern Mexico, and has been widely transplanted to stock game fish for anglers. It is commonly fished in Minnesota, but it is the state fish of the U.S. state of Illinois. Of typical sunfish body shape, the Bluegill's most notable feature is the blue or black "ear", actually an...

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2007-03-16 18:51:52

The Green sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus) is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (family Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. It is native to a wide area of North America east of the Rocky Mountains, from the Hudson Bay basin in Canada to the Gulf Coast in the United States and northern Mexico. The green sunfish reaches a maximum recorded length of about 12 in (30 cm), with a maximum recorded weight of 2.1 lb g (960). The species prefers vegetated areas in sluggish...

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2007-03-16 18:50:40

The Redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus) is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (family Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. The type species of its genus, it is native to the river systems of eastern Canada and the United States. The Redbreast sunfish reaches a maximum recorded length of about 12 in (30 cm), with a maximum recorded weight of 1.7 lb (790 g). The species prefers vegetated and rocky pools and lake margins for its habitat. Its diet can include insects,...

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Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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