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Chain Pickerel
Pickerel catches from left to right: Paul Altenbach from Lake Nockamixon, Grace and John Szwarc at Canoe Lake, Ranger Dan Gol at Lake Nockamixon
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Lukas Diehl, caught and released what very well could have been the new state record chain pickerel in Faeb. 2013.  The fish was weighed on an unofficial scale he had with him while on the ice. It weighed 9 lbs. and was 33 inches long.  This would have beat the current state record that stands at 8 lbs., 14 oz.
Ming Dao poses with a nice pickerel he caught in January 2004 at Lake Ontelaunee, Berks County.  Photo by Vic Attardo.
Keith Engle with 25 inch chain pickerel caught from Chambers Lake, Chester County, in January 2006
Brendan Lee of the Greentown area with a 27 inch very healthy chain pickerel taken from Promised Land State Park, Upper Lake on 3/1/2014
Robert Balint caught this 27 inch chain pickerel on February 24, 2008 at Frances Slocum State Park.  He caught it on a tip-up, using a medium shiner.
Grace Szwarc (with husband John) landed this 24 inch chain pickerel from Canoe Lake in February 2011
Biggest PA catches in 2013 (not pictured)
  1. 6 lb. 2 oz.—Promised Land Lake
  2. 6 lb. 1 oz.—Hunters Lake
  3. 5 lb. 12 oz.—Wild Acres Lake
  4. 4 lb. 13 oz.—Wild Acres Lake
  5. 4 lb. 12 oz.—Lake Wallenpaupack

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