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May/June 2013 Angler & Boater

Feature articles

Fishing Mountain Streams with Minnows by Vic Attardo (PDF)

Paddle Streams of Northwest Pennsylvania by Darl Black (PDF)

Paddling “The Other” Youghiogheny by Ben Moyer

Ride-in Fishing by John Allen

Pennsylvania Shad Fishing by John Punola

Best Pumpkinseed and Bluegill Lakes of Northwestern Pennsylvania by Marilyn Black (PDF)

Stand-up Paddleboarding—Floating, Fishing and Fun by Carl Haensel (PDF)

Let ‘em Catch Bait by Bob and Linda Steiner

Pre-Season Motor Maintenance by Alex Zidock Jr.

Letting the Wind do the Work by Mike Bleech

The Incredible Sinking Soft Stickbait by Jeff Knapp

Do-it-yourself Fish Finder by Ross Robertson

Special features

Tying it Together: Teaching Children the Art of Fly Tying by Christian Shane

Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission Mentored Youth Trout Day (PDF)

Share the Knowledge, Fish for Free by Jennifer Bilott

Satisfaction in a Different Opening Day Experience: The Trout Angler Count by Michael Kaufmann (PDF)

Recap of 2012 Pennsylvania Boating Fatalities by Ryan C. Walt (PDF)

Life on the Edge: Pennsylvania’s Endangered Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake by Christopher A. Urban (PDF)

Regular features

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

Tying the Laid Back Hex by Charles R. Meck

Your Fishing Field Guide by Carl Haensel

Notes from the Stream (PDF)

Reflecting on the Water by Ron Kuhn


Angler’s Notebook by Jerry Bush

Fishin’ from the Kitchen by Wayne Phillips (PDF)

Cast & Caught


In this edition, we conclude our series of limited-edition Ned Smith prints with the American shad. For more information about Ned Smith, visit the Ned Smith Center’s website at