Cast & Caught

Michael Ober (holding fish), Pittsburgh, earned a Catch-and-Release Award for this 44-inch northern pike. He caught the fish last August on a crankbait in Sugar Lake, Crawford County.


Mel Swab, Elizabethville, shows the 5-pound, 10-ounce brown trout he caught in Wiconisco Creek, Dauphin County. The fish measured 22 inches long.


Virginian Richard Krause caught this 4-pound smallmouth bass while working a 3/8-ounce spinnerbait on the Juniata County portion of the Juniata River last April. He earned a Commission Catch-and-Release Award for the 20-inch fish.

  Darren Roa, age 9, caught this nice carp in the Delaware River at Matamoras last summer.

John Dondero and his two sons, Tyler (left), 6, and Alex, 2, show the 17-inch, 3 1/2-pound smallmouth bass that John caught in the Susquehanna River at New Cumberland.


Guaroa D. Ariza, Poland, OH, is proud of the 9-pound, 11-ounce walleye he caught last July in Lake Erie. The fish, which hit a crankbait, was nearly 33 inches long.


While fishing for bluegills in a northcentral Pennsylvania pond, Donnie Smith, age 5, caught this 32 1/2-inch channel catfish. He landed the brute with no help from his Dad! The catfish weighed 21 pounds. Donnie weighs 42 pounds.


Tony Korch, Nanticoke, caught this 7-pound, 6-ounce largemouth bass last July while fly fishing in Sylvan Lake, Luzerne County. The 23-inch bass hit a home-tied hair frog. The bass is Tony's largest fly rod-caught fish in over 50 years of fly fishing!

Glenn Roth, flanked by his angling partners, holds the 35-pound striped bass he caught last June in Raystown Lake. The action took place six days before Glenn's 14th birthday.

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May/June 1999 Angler & Boater

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