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Brian Snyder, right, and his son, Zachary, of Pottsville, display their five-fish limits caught opening day of the 2019 Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s Southeast Region trout season at Whippoorwill Dam at South End Field and Stream, Frackville.

When it comes to the opening day of fishing season, there is no need for the state Fish and Boat Commission to do any fine-tuning.

Oops, of course, I meant the opening day of trout season. For generations of Pennsylvania anglers, however, “fishing season” is the one-size, fits-all term for the regular trout season.

Dietz is parliamentarian of the Pennsylvania Outdoor Writers Association.

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