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january/february 2015 angler & boater

Feature articles 

Secrets of Solid Fishing for Bruiser Bluegills by Vic Attardo 

A Stream through the Seasons by Jeff Woleslagle 

Find Your Next Secret Spot by John Allen 

Winter Opens Non-Ice Fishing Opportunities in Northwestern Pennsylvania by Darl Black (PDF)

Game Plan for Wintertime River Walleyes by Jeff Knapp 

Fooling Panfish by Carl Haensel 

Peak Seasonal Bites by Marilyn Black 

Breaking in and Maintaining a Gas Auger by Ross Robertson 

Ice Anglers Popular Panfish Mixed Catch by Mike Bleech (PDF)

The Magnetic Compass—Why and How It Works by Alex Zidock Jr. 

Do Not Disturb Spawning Black Bass by Deborah Weisberg 

The Reclusive, Elusive Warmouth by Rob Criswell 

Special features 

Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission Angler Award Program (PDF)

Eastern Box Turtle (PDF)

Cold Water Kills! and Ice Safety Thickness Chart (PDF)

Highlights from the 2015 Boating Regulations Recap (PDF)

Winter PLAY Newsletter by Kristi Niekamp and Miranda Smith

2015 Seasons, Sizes and Creel Limits

Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission Biologists Working to Advance Fisheries Science by Leroy M. Young Jr. (PDF)

Regular features 

Straight Talk by Executive Director John A. Arway (PDF)

Your Fishing Field Guide by Carl Haensel 

Notes from the Stream (PDF)

Reflecting on the Water by Ron Kuhn 

Tying Together by Christian A. Shane 


Angler’s Notebook by Jerry Bush 

Fishin’ from the Kitchen by Wayne Phillips (PDF)

Pennsylvania’s Best Fishing Waters Walleye

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