Fishing & boating montage
County Guide - click for index
Regional Reports - click for index
Biologist Reports/Fisheries Management - click for index
Pennsylvania Angler & Boater Magazine
January / February 2014
Magazine cover
Angler & Boater home
Issue archive
Not all articles are available online.
Articles provided are in PDF format.
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
Simple Ice Fishing Equipment Modifications by Ross Robertson
Presque Isle Ice by Darl Black
5 Hot Tips for Icy Trout by Mike Bleech
What Lurks Beneath by Marilyn Black
Bluegills on Ice by Ben Moyer
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
Special features
Ice Safety Thickness Chart
Fishing with the Next Generation— Nurturing Your Future Angler from the Cradle to Canoe by James Smedley
The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission’s Fisheries Biologists: Who are they and what do they do? by Leroy M. Young Jr.
Highlights from the 2014 Boating Regulations Recap
Winter PLAY Newsletter by Kristi Niekamp and Miranda Smith
Regular features
Straight Talk by Executive Director John A. Arway
Notes from the Stream
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
Cast & Caught
Pennsylvania's Best Fishing Waters Wild Trout
On the cover
Almost every angler has had some experience with Bluegills, which have introduced many Pennsylvania anglers to the joys of fishing. They are common to waters ranging in size from farm ponds to the vast waters of Lake Erie. During 2014, the Ned Smith Center for Nature and Art ( will be hosting a major exhibition of Tom Duran’s artwork. Illustration by Tom Duran as originally published in the December 1983 Pennsylvania Angler “Profile.”
The Keystone State's Official Fishing & Boating Magazine
Bottom navigation bar
Copyright Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
click for Commonwealth of PA website click for list of PA state agencies click for PA online services Get your fishing license Register/title a boat Web Policies Site Map Contact Us PFBC Home Page