Linesville State Fish Hatchery Open House April 9

LINESVILLE, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is excited to invite the public to attend the annual spring Open House at the Linesville State Fish Hatchery on Saturday, April 9, 2022, from 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

This fun and educational event is sure to help you shake off winter cabin fever with a full schedule of activities:

View native Pennsylvania fish species in a 10,000-gallon viewing tank
Live amphibian and reptile displays
Walleye spawning demonstration including fish sorting, egg collection, and fertilization
Learn how to tell the age of fish
Fish filleting/cooking demonstrations with sample tasting
Basic fly tying and casting instruction
Lake habitat structure building demonstration by PFBC Habitat staff
Make your own “fish print” t-shirt ($5 supplies fee)
Pennsylvania fish, amphibian, and reptile posters, patches, and books available for purchase
Interact with PFBC staff and partner agencies while visiting their booths

Parking and shuttle to the Visitors Center will be provided, and admission is free. The Linesville State Fish Hatchery is located at 13300 Hartstown Road, Linesville, Pa 16424.

For more information about this event, contact Chad Foster, PFBC Western Region Education Coordinator at (814) 336-2426 or email: