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At Pymatuning Lake, hearty walleyes stocked in 2009 are reaching legal size
Sunday, February 12, 2012
By John Hayes, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"A successful plan is a beautiful thing, especially when the story grows from an apparent failure.
In 2001, electro-fishing surveys conducted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission charted a disturbing decline in walleye numbers on jointly managed Pymatuning Reservoir. In 2005, surveys counted no walleyes in the lake -- zero -- and anglers reported a catch rate of one for every 30 hours of fishing.
But by 2011, DNR netting surveys showed the walleyes had bounced back to healthy population levels, and those stocked in 2009 were near or over the 15-inch legal size. Angler surveys reported one walleye caught every 1.3 hours -- unofficially some fishermen were boating three per hour.
Biologists in both states predict outstanding walleye fishing at Pymatuning in 2012."
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