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S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie meeting November 19, 2018

The S.O.N.S. of Lake Erie will hold their next regular monthly meeting on November 19, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. at the Polish Falcons Club, 431 E. 3rd Street, Erie, PA. The public is welcome to attend. FishUSA's Social Media & Community Outreach Manager will be presenting, "What Makes a Steelhead, a Steelhead". 

Northwest PA TU Meeting November 20, 2018

The NWPA Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold its next chapter meeting on November 20, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Erie Elks Lodge located at 2409 Peninsula Drive in Erie. Eric Ozimek, attendee at the Rivers Conservation Camp this past summer, will be speaking about his experience. The public is invited to attend. 

Upcoming Trout Stocking

The  Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will be stocking trout in several locations in December. Be sure to review the 2018 regulations before going out. Stocking locations and dates include:

Lake Pleasant: Decebmer 11, 2018
East Basin Pond: December 12, 2018
West Basin Pond: December 12, 2018
Upper Gravel Pit: December 12, 2018
 
PFBC Steelhead Collection and Spawning

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will be collecting and spawning Steelhead on the following days throughout the winter. Collection takes place at the mouth of Trout Run on Avonia Road (weather permitting; days are subject to change). From Trout Run, fish are transferred to the Fairview State Fish Hatchery at 2000 Lohrer Road in Fairview, PA for spawning. These events are free and the public is welcome to attend.

1) Collection (11/19/2018), spawn (11/28/2018)
2) Collection (12/10/2018), spawn (12/19/2018)
3) Collection (1/8/2019), spawn (1/16/2019)
4) Collection (1/15/2019), spawn (1/23/2018)
5) Collection (1/28/2019), spawn (2/6/2019)