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January/February 2014 Angler & Boater

Feature Articles 

Northeast Best Ice Perch Lakes by Vic Attardo

“Iced” Fish: a Great Winter Release by Deborah Weisberg

Midwinter is Sunfish Time by Mike Bleech

Drilling Your Way to Success: Strategies for Ice Fishing by Carl Haensel (PDF)

Simple Ice Fishing Equipment Modifications by Ross Robertson

Presque Isle Ice by Darl Black

5 Hot Tips for Icy Trout by Mike Bleech (PDF)

What Lurks Beneath by Marilyn Black

Bluegills on Ice by Ben Moyer (PDF)

Angle Jigging for River Walleyes by Jeff Knapp

Choosing the Right Minnow Rig by John Allen

Different Boats for Different Folks by Alex Zidock Jr.

Southern Redbelly Dace by Rob Criswell (PDF)

Special Features

Ice Safety Thickness Chart

Fishing with the Next Generation— Nurturing Your Future Angler from the Cradle to Canoe by James Smedley (PDF)

The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission’s Fisheries Biologists: Who are they and what do they do? by Leroy M. Young Jr. (PDF)

Highlights from the 2014 Boating Regulations Recap (PDF)

Winter PLAY Newsletter by Kristi Niekamp and Miranda Smith

Regular Features

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

Notes from the Stream (PDF)

Tying the Zebra Midge by Carl Haensel

Your Fishing Field Guide by Carl Haensel

Reflecting on the Water by Ron Kuhn


Angler’s Notebook by Jerry Bush

Fishin’ from the Kitchen by Wayne Phillips (PDF)

Cast & Caught

Pennsylvania's Best Fishing Waters Wild Trout