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Crappie camp highlights for 2016

Crappie camp highlights for 2016

Recently, my son Matt and I had the opportunity to enjoy a week of fishing in Northwest Pennsylvania as guests for the 2016 Crappie Camp held at Pymatuning State Park and hosted by outdoor writer and guide Darl Black.

A regionally and nationally recognized angling writer and photographer, Darl and his wife Marilyn have hosted the event for a number of years now and fishing and fellowship never disappoints. This year's guest included a number of writers, tackle reps and crappie fishing pros that brought their skills, tackle and know-how to the table, culminating in a well-attended crappie fishing seminar that was held on May 19 at the Reynolds VFW Post in Transfer, Pa.

At the...