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2014-08-27 16:24:38

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New or lapsed anglers who want to fish on Labor Day but don't want to pay the full price for a license now have the opportunity to purchase a one-day discounted license for $1, under a special offer from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC). For the first time, the PFBC is lowering the price of 1-day resident and non-resident fishing licenses to just $1 on Labor Day. With issuing agent and transaction fees, the...

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....

2014-07-29 12:23:30

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help identify the factors contributing to the poor health of the Susquehanna River and begin taking steps to improve the river's condition "before it becomes too late to repair the damage." In a July 28 letter to EPA Administrator Shawn Garvin, Executive Director John Arway said the agency supports...

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...

2014-06-26 12:31:45

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families and friends visiting Pennsylvania's popular outdoor spots over the July 4 holiday weekend can enjoy a day of free fishing, thanks to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC). Independence Day - Friday, July 4 - marks the second of two free fishing days in the Commonwealth. Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone - residents and non-residents - to legally fish in Pennsylvania without a fishing license. From 12:01 a.m....

2014-05-16 16:22:16

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families and friends visiting Pennsylvania's popular outdoor spots over the Memorial Day holiday weekend can enjoy a day of free fishing, thanks to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC). Memorial Day - Monday, May 26 - marks the first of two free fishing days in the Commonwealth. Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone - residents and non-residents - to legally fish in Pennsylvania without a fishing license. From 12:01 a.m....

2014-04-30 12:26:57

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Excitement is building among anglers and kids for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's (PFBC) popular Mentored Youth Fishing Day, which will be held on May 10 on 41 waters across the state. So far, nearly 1,800 kids have obtained a free permit to fish on the day, and another 1,300 have purchased a voluntary youth fishing license. "We're excited that so many mentors and kids are making plans to participate in the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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