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Liam's Liver Wars Benefit March 25, 2018

At 2 years old, Liam was diagnosed with a terminal liver disease. Join his family (including Ashley - his mother, benefit organizer, and executive at Wet A Hook), friends, and supporters on Sunday, March 25 at the Millcreek Brewing Company at 4102 W. Lake Road, Erie, PA 16505 from 2:00 - 7:00 pm for Liam's Liver Wars Benefit event. The event features a cash bar, silent auction, Chinese auction, 50/50 raffle and more in support of Liam. Tickets are $15 per person.
S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie monthly Meeting Monday, March 26

The S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie will have their regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 26, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. at the Polish Falcons Club, 431 E. 3rd Street, Erie, PA. The public is welcome to attend.

Fly Fishing Instructional Workshop March 31, 2018

Join the Caldwell Creek Chapter of Trout Unlimited on March 31, 2018 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm for a day of fly fishing instruction at Presque Isle State Park - Cabin #2 on the west pond at the Water Works. The event is free to the public and is for both experienced and beginning fly fishers. Lunch and door prizes are provided. Contact oes154@yahoo.com for more information.
Berkley Spring Fishing Event at FishUSA April 7, 2018

Come join us at FishUSA (6960 West Ridge Road, Fairview, PA 16415) for the Berkley Spring Fishing Event on Saturday, April 7, 2018 as we kick off the spring and kayak fishing seasons. Come out for a chance to win a Malibu Kayak (retail value $1,400), the first 100 guests will receive a free FishUSA hat, free food and drinks, take advantage of Pro Shop only special savings (30% off Malibu Kayaks and 15% off storewide - in-stock only). Interact with local clubs, organizations, vendors, and more as we celebrate the great fishing ahead. Families and children are welcome! The event is sponsored by Pure Fishing.
2018 Linesville State Fish Hatchery's Annual Open House, April 7

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will hold their annual spring Open House at the Linesville State Fish Hatchery on Saturday, April 7, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Shake off that cabin fever and come on out to this great family event. Activities include making Fish Prints, casting instructions, purchase a PA fishing license, kayak display, walleye spawning demonstrations, filleting fish and cooking demonstrations, and viewing native fish in a 10,000 gallon tank. For more information, visit the event's Facebook page.

S.O.N.S. Ice Out Party April 8, 2018

The S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie's family friendly event, the "Ice Out Party" will be held on Sunday, April 8th, 2018 at the Erie Shrine Club, 2525 West 38th St., Erie, PA from 1:00-5:00 pm. Free hotdogs and refreshments will be provided throughout the afternoon, and there will be numbers door prizes and games. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children under 16.
Walleye and Trout Season Changes

The early walleye season will close March 15 and reopen May 1, with a 15 inch creel size during all open seasons. Until April 12, trout and salmon have a minimum creel size of 15 inches. After April 14, trout and salmon have a minimum size of 9 inches. For further information, see the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission 2018 fishing regulations.

DEC Announces Record Walleye Fishing on Lake Erie in 2017

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation released several very encouraging results for walleye fishing in Lake Erie for 2017 and further predictions to the fishery in future years. Reported results are for New York State, but the same principals apply for Pennsylvania waters. Click the link for the full press release.