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Trout Unlimited Volunteers Needed

Volunteers are needed to help survey several streams within the Allegheny National Forest to document the location of trout spawning sites. Trout Unlimited and the US Forest Service will host a volunteer orientation on October 20, 2018 from 10:30-11:30 am and registrations will remain open until October 10th or until all spots are filled. Register here or contact Jake Lemon at jlemon@tu.org for more information.  
 
EPSFA Holds Fall Trout Challenge October 21, 2018

The Erie Pennsylvania Sport Fishing Association will hold the 2018 Fall Trout Challenge on October 21, 2018 from 7:00 am - 3:00 pm. There is no captain's meeting, and weigh-in and award ceremony will be held at the Sloppy Duck Saloon at 726 West Bayfront Parkway, Erie, PA 16507. Registration is $250 and is due by 11:59 pm on Friday, October 19. For more information or to enter the tournament, visit the EPSFA Tournament webpage.
 
S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie meeting October 22, 2018

The S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie will hold their next regular monthly meeting on October 22, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. at the Polish Falcons Club, 431 E. 3rd Street, Erie, PA. The public is welcome to attend. General membership meetings will begin again in September.

PFBC Executive Director to Retire November 1, 2018

The Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, John Arway, will retire from his position on November 1, 2018. He was appointed to the position in 2010 and has held various positions within the PFBC for 38 years. A new Executive Director has not yet been appointed. An advocate for fisheries-based organizations and projects in the Erie area, we thank John for his contributions to our fishery and wish him luck in his retirement.
Handicap-Accessible Platform Built on Twenty Mile Creek

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and North East Township have constructed a handicap-accessible fishing platform along Twenty Mile Creek. The platform, along with paved road, will provide wheelchair access to the stream front.