2020 Outstanding Volunteer Award Winner – Jim Rauch
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2020 Outstanding Volunteer Award Winner – Jim Rauch

The 2020 Gerald L. Miller Outstanding Volunteer Award – which under normal circumstances would have been presented at our Annual Banquet in March – was presented to chapter member Jim Rauch on Facebook Live on September 10th. Chapter president Russ Collins asked Jim to help out with the Julie Szur raffle drawing…

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2020 Outstanding Volunteer Award
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2020 Outstanding Volunteer Award

The 2020 Gerald L. Miller Outstanding Volunteer Award – which under normal circumstances would have been presented at our Annual Banquet in March – has now been scheduled on Facebook Live following the raffle ticket drawing for the Julie Szur fishing trip at 8:00 PM on September 10th. Gerald R.…

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Diversion Well Workday Scheduled for September 27th
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Diversion Well Workday Scheduled for September 27th

Our quarterly print newsletter that just went out lists the annual workday on the Chapter’s Diversion Wells as Saturday, September 26, 2020. That date is no longer correct. After we set the date and sent the newsletter to the printer, we learned that Saturday is the opening day of Youth…

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Volunteers Help Out at DCAC Youth Field Day
DFTU volunteer Rich D. shows how to tie a Green Weenie to kids at the DCAC Youth Field Day.

Volunteers Help Out at DCAC Youth Field Day

On June 8, the Dauphin County Anglers & Conservationist (DCAC) held its annual Youth Field Day which consisted of helping youth ages 8 through 12 to learn how to fish for trout.  The special children’s section of Clarks Creek that runs through the organization’s grounds was heavily stocked with trout,…

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Nominations Needed for 2019 Gerald L. Miller Volunteer Award
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Nominations Needed for 2019 Gerald L. Miller Volunteer Award

Since 2014, this award has been presented annually to a chapter member whose volunteer work has consistently and substantially contributed to the attainment of the chapter’s mission to “conserve, protect, and restore the coldwater fishery resources of Dauphin and Lebanon counties” through education or hands-on involvement with chapter projects. This…

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Quittie DHALO Waters Receive Second Stocking This Year

Nine chapter volunteers showed up to meet the PFBC stocking truck on October 24 and float stock the DHALO special regulations section of Quittapahilla Creek in Annville. Starting at the Spruce Street bridge and the parking lot in Quittie Nature Park, two teams of volunteers distributed about a dozen buckets…

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Rausch Creek Diversion Wells Pummeled by July Storm Events

The record rainfall in south-central PA during the month of July appears to have abated, at least for the time being, and smaller streams should now be starting to drop back to more seasonal flows. The Rausch Creek diversion well crew which visits the well site for maintenance every Monday…

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