New Jersey governor Chris Christie is requesting a federal disaster declaration for the states commercial and recreational fishing industries that support over 14,000 jobs and generate, according to Christie, about $2.7 billion in economic activity.
As the calendar turns, the colors of autumn aren’t far behind. They can be found within two hours of home in the expansive Pocono Mountains.
A western Pennsylvania fisherman is recovering after a river otter swam over and repeatedly bit and scratched him.
Many fishing along area rivers say they do it for the sport. They catch the fish, maybe take a video or picture, then throw it back.
Legends have been created around the “Buddy Getaway” and male bonding. But the latter has nothing to do with it. It’s mostly about just recapturing those youthful days of bachelorhood.
You can hang out on the waters of the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers year round, but with the temperature rising, why not go now?
National Geographic Fellow Barton Seaver is not against eating seafood. He’s the author of the cookbook For Cod and Country, but he says technology has made commercial fishing so efficient that it threatens the very species people consume.
Chris Macaluso, host of a hunting and fishing radio show, says Louisiana’s motto Sportsman’s Paradise, is endangered less by spilled oil but by 100 years of making the Mississippi River safe for shipping.
There are more than 85,000 miles of streams and rivers, along with 4,000 inland lakes and ponds, that cover 160,000 acres of land in the Philly area, so put them to good use with our list of top spots for fishing.