April 18 is the opening day of trout season and somewhere in Hamlin Lake, Potato Creek or Marvin Creek lives a trout with a special tag worth $10,000. Any of the 200 tagged trout caught from 8 am on April 18 through noon on April 25 will receive a prize, but one specially tagged trout is worth $10,000. $5 entry donation and pre-registration required prior to 7:59 am on Saturday, April 18, 2020, at McKean County E-Sales located at 311 West Main Street of Smethport.
This retreat is designed for aspiring fly-fishers, as well as, veteran fly-fishers that have never taken a formal course. This three-day course reveals all the secrets of fly fishing, from setting up your equipment, tying knots, identifying aquatic insects, determining where fish lay in the stream and selecting a fly, casting and fishing it in a way that leads to success. The cost of this course is $336, which includes the two-night stay and all meals.
Olmsted Manor Retreat Center, 17 E Main St, Ludlow, PA 16333, USA
Sat 2nd May
I Love My Park Day, Salamanca, NY
I Love My Park Day, held the first Saturday in May, attracts thousands of volunteers from across the state to participate in cleanup, improvement, and beautification events at New York State parks and historic sites. Join us to celebrate New York's park system by cleaning up parklands and beaches, planting trees and gardens, restoring trail and wildlife habitat, removing invasive species, and working on various site improvement projects. For more information please visit:
Fly fishing is an angling method in which an artificial "fly" is used to catch fish. Sign up for classes and learn how to fly fish like a pro. This is a 2 day class with all meals included and one-night lodging. $305 per person. For more information call: 814-368-5814 Or visit: users.penn.com/~skvarka
University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, 300 Campus Dr, Bradford, PA 16701, USA
Sat 2nd May
Downtown Spring Clean-Up, Bradford, Pa
A day for everyone to come out and give back to the community by volunteering in the community.