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Coal transition: Raising fish and a workforce with an economic development grant

Grants totaling $65,000 were used to upgrade a high school’s fish hatchery program.

By Rachel McDevitt/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Pa. anglers gear up for opening day of trout season

Hundreds of thousands of anglers visit Pennsylvania’s streams and lakes every year to fish for trophy-sized trout.
By Zoë Read/WHYY

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What is fly fishing and fly tying and what are its benefits?

James Widmaier, senior master fly tying fly fisherman, said fly fishing is an art form, which involves making artificial flies with feathers, furs, and synthetic materials to entice a fish to bite on a fishing line.

By Aniya Faulcon

Scientists are tracking the link between pollution, climate change, and rising mercury levels in fish

Though mercury levels in water are declining scientists are now discovering that climate change might increase methylmercury levels in fish.

By Zoë Read/WHYY

Dissension within the GOP growing as power players threaten to leave the party

Also on the program: Boating sales spiked during pandemic, now concerns for safety grow
By Scott LaMar/WITF and Merideth Bucher/WITF