Upcoming  events!

150th Pa Fish and Boat Commission Anniversary Celebration and Central Region Office Dedication

  1. Tour the Visitor Center at the Bellefonte Hatchery
  2. History of Fisherman's Paradise by Paul Swanson
  3. Fly Casting with Joe Humphreys
  4. Fishing
  5. Refreshments
  6. Tour the facility

Pre-registration is required. Please follow the link below to our Calendar of Events page on the PFBC  website or visit www.GoneFishingPA.com. !

Deadline to register is July 21st!!!

y trout release at whipple dam

boy      girl

Free hot dogs, snacks, drinks

4:00pm – Meet at large pavilion in the park, release brook trout into the stream at the bridge crossing the stream near entrance to the park.

4:30 – 7:00pm – Family fishing fun.  (Equipment, bait & help provided).

                               You can bring your own picnic food if hot dogs not preferred.

RSVP: Judi Sittler at jlsittler@comcast.net or (814) 360-9492  
Whipple Dam State Park is 12 miles south of State College off PA route 26.
(through Pine Grove Mills up over the mountain; turn at Done’s Bones BBQ)
Click here for the event flyer:  Download the flyer! 
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Thank you to our event sponsors and partners including:
  • YMCA of Centre County
  • Whipple Dam (DNCR)
  • Pa Fish and Boat Commission



Recent past events

Get Outdoors Family picnic at Tusey Mountain Ski resort

Over three hundred attended this great event. Famlies, kids, volutnteers. fish, bait, bugs and more. Thanks to all of the volunteers who made it possible. 

Here are a few pictures from the event

jamie  kayak


Click here to see a slide show of the picnic!

Click here to see David Whitman slide show!

Dedication of the "Duck Pond" Plaque and Tree Commemorating
1977 Removal of Thompson Run from the Duck Pond

Group Picture

Click Here for Centre Daily Times Feature Article

In October of 1977 Joe HUmphreys and the Spring Creek Chapter organized a project to rechannel Thompson Run out of the Duck Pond. The effort included G.O. Hawbaker, other local businesses and the Penn State Office of Physical Plant. 

Joe and Girls DanArway Humphreys Vierck Lanning

Joe Humphreys with Daughters                    Dan Hawbaker Address         Vierck, Humphreys, Arway, Lanning

43rd Annual Dinner and FUNdraiser

photo courtesy of Mark Nale
Jim Lanning - 2016 Order of the Sulphur

Comfort Suites
photo courtesy of Mark Nale

Appreciation Award - Comfort Suites Inn

Click Here for Keynote Video from Event

Pictures from Event - Available Soon

Chapter News Available on-line - Click Here