Trout Fishing Round 2

Opening Day of Trout in Pennsylvania seemed a huge success. There was a heavy turnout.  Vehicles were packed into every possible pull off near stocked streams, and the banks were lined with eager anglers.  I saw a lot of kids fishing and many stringers destined for the frying pan.
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PIKE!

Though officially called “northern pike,” cool water anglers on familiar terms with this fish frequently refer to them as simply, “northerns.”
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The Importance of Fishing Licenses

From the time I was 16 I could predict that I would get a fishing license for Christmas.  It was a guaranteed gift and it was one that probably took the sting out of some of the necessities that I disappointingly received (like socks).  When the clock struck midnight on December 31st I was set-to-jet.
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Read the Signs

Successful anglers are puzzle solvers. They take cues from nature for lure selection, such as fly fishermen “matching the hatch” during an aquatic insect emergence.
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