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blog BY EBaird ON August 15 - 1 COMMENTS
Pocono Creek Habitat
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The Brodhead Chapter Trout Unlimited, #289 is planning a instream habitat improvement project for the late summer early fall of this year.  The plan is utilized stone deflectors, rock cross-vanes, and random boulder placement to improve a heavily channelized section of the Pocono Creek in [ READ MORE... ]
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Those of us who live here, who grew up here, who have spent any time here, know. Pennsylvania is a special place.  I’m sure many states would lay claim to that sentence. And many states would be right. I guess I’m a bit biased. As I’m learning more and more about our woods and waters, that bias [ READ MORE... ]
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Sometimes you have to sneak up on those Pennsylvania native brookies. Bradford County, Pa. Photo by Paula Piatt   By Paula Piatt We all have our special places. Whether it’s a farm pond where you caught frogs as a kid, a favorite tree stand for deer season, or a trickle of a trout stream where you [ READ MORE... ]
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Satterlee Creek, an intermittent stream in Bradford County, Pa., is one that has been named and claimed by the community.   “Oh, that must be Fishing Creek.” If you’re crossing a bridge somewhere in Pennsylvania, it’s a pretty safe answer if someone asks you, “What stream is that?” I’ve never done [ READ MORE... ]
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On Sunday June 28, 2015 volunteers from the Brodhead Chapter Unlimited presented a Fly Fishing Workshop on the banks of the Brodhead Creek at the ForEvergreen Preserve in Stroudsburg, PA.  Nearly 20 participants were exposed to fly tying and equipment.  Regionally reknowned biologist Don Baylor [ READ MORE... ]
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By Katy Dunlap Much of Pennsylvania’s shale gas boom has taken place around the streams that support the state’s best native and wild trout habitat. Picture a place of unspoiled wilderness where small headwater streams send cold, clean water trickling down steep mountain terrain, where wildlife is [ READ MORE... ]
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               Atlas Cement Co. built a dam located in the Borough of Northampton in Northampton County.  The dam backed up the Hokendauqua Creek, a cold water fishery, for over 4000 feet.  The dam originally built in about 1898 was over 600 feet long and ranged in height from 8 feet to its highest [ READ MORE... ]
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On Sunday May 24, 2015 members of the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited assisted the staff of the National Park Service in providing a Kids Fishing Clinic and Casting Contest at Hidden Lake in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.  The children attending learned how to identify common [ READ MORE... ]
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On May 13, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited hosted Scott Cesari presentation "History of Fly Fishing in America As Seen Through the Eye of the Hook".  Scott took the Chapter members and guest through a tour of the history of [ READ MORE... ]
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The Brodhead Chapter continues to support a Trout in the Classroom program at Swiftwater In-termediate School in Swiftwater, PA. Approximately 60 brook trout have hatched and reached 3 inches in length. The students learned about the need for cold, clean waters to support wild trout and their [ READ MORE... ]
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