Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Communications Director Mike Parker shares some background about growing up on the shores of the Susquehanna near Sunbury, the inside scoop on the challenging decision behind an unexpected trout opener, how the agency is attempting to handle a COVID-induced increase in fishing and boating this summer, how the increase in incoming fees will be put to use and the potential of a fishing license increase in the future.
Check out our other podcast interviews, including ones with aquatic biologist Dr. David Lieb about an invasion of exotic crayfish in our region, kayak angler and YouTuber John Oast on his observations of the river and Wesley Forest Camp director Emily Sliski on engaging young people with the outdoors. All of these and others can be found here.
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John Zaktansky is an award-winning journalist and avid promoter of the outdoors who loves camping, kayaking, fishing and hunting with the family.