The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 17 Apr 2014 23:09:24 EDTThu, 17 Apr 2014 23:09:24 EDT like the aroma of fresh trout from the kitchen, homes all over Pennsylvania will be enjoying fresh trout dinners, including mine. I love trout, yes, even stocked trout. I like them cooked simply like this.Sun, 6 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTBraided lines can be terrific for jig fishing Tuesday, I enjoyed one of my favorite rites of spring as I hooked and landed 18 smallmouths from the Juniata River. Most of those fish averaged 14 to 16 inches, with the biggest on being a perfect 19-incher.Sun, 6 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTLawmakers are pushing EPA for more time on water rule - Industry groups and more than a dozen GOP senators are urging the Obama administration to reconsider plans to regulate many of the nation's streams and wetlands, saying the proposed rule hurts economic activity and oversteps legal...Sun, 6 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTEarly-season fishing opportunities do exist season actually began yesterday morning in 18 counties in the southeastern corner of the state. This split trout opener has been in effect here in Pennsylvania for several years now.Sun, 30 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EDTEnhance your vocabulary truly is going to get warmer between now and the opening of trout season. Just when you need them, worms will be lurking under all the leaves you didn't get raked up last fall.Sun, 30 Mar 2014 00:00:00 EDT