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Username: manduke
First Name: Joseph
Last Name: Manduke
Member Since: 04/01/08 06:41 PM
Last Login: 07/21/13 10:09 PM
Profile Views: 16973
City: Harrisburg/Canada
State: Prince Edward Island
Zip: C1N1V
Country: Canada
Website: http://josephmanduke.blogspot.com
Interests: Travel/militaria
I am working on a biographical novel about fishing life and business that I will blog and place some chapters on the blog page that discuss specific fishing memories.
About Me: Live in Maritime Canada, but I am from PA and travel as work demands. I have 2 kids in Harrisburg-my son , Joey is an Eagle scout in Susquehanna township and loves fishing! My daughter Alexis is an accomplished artist.
Favorite Fish
to Catch:
Trout, Bass, Salmon, Grayling
Favorite Type
of Fishing:
small stream bait/fly-river bass
Water Type: Freshwater
Favorite Lures: live bait/dry fly/spin casting lures
Fishing Rods: vintage
Fishing Reels: vintage inc. Mitchell 408/orvis/LL Bean
Fishing Techniques: As needed
Favorite Fishing Spot: In PA the Northwest and also Clark Creek and Yellow Breeches since 1965!

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Mahantango Creek
Avg. Rating: 3
# Reviews: 2
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Mahantango Creek

Just South of PA Route 104 near the Snyder Juniata county line. There is a ball park and a covered bridge. Watch out for buggies!
I had just returned to Central PA and thought I would cast a line in this fine looking stream.

I caught one small brown. Later, I caught a 21 inch very fat brown weighing about 2 pounds-I was amazed as the home I have rented is less than a mile from yhis spot in Oriental.

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Thundershower Run
Avg. Rating: 4
# Reviews: 2
Views: 6960
Thundershower Run, PA
6/5/2008 - 6/7/2008

this stream is a very small native brook trout fishery and tributary to Kinzua Creek. It is located East of Westline, PA.
We camp right by the stream-it is mostly federal land, and free to campers.
The first tend to be small, but plentiful and aggressive.
I took my son here on June 5-7 after his high school graduation.

There is a beaver pond downstream which holds larger brookies. A 16 incher is a big fish in this stream.

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Clark Creek
Avg. Rating: 4.25
# Reviews: 4
Views: 8941
Clark's Creek, Dauphin County

Amazing wild stretch of water close to Harrisburg, PA. It is located just North of the town of Dauphin right off US 322 West o Harrisburg. The stream is the water that flows out of the Dehart dam, which is the city of Harrisburgs water supply. The stream is accessable via route 225. Much is private, but the state gamelands parking areas grant access and it is possible at points to park along the road and hike in-heavily wooded. Large population of wild brown trout and many wild brook up to 1 pounds. I was quite surprised as to fish number, size and qualiy, with virtually no fishing pressure. Fly fishing only area above, great dry fly summer-supurb early season bait fishing below.
Left with 4 fish (fryers). This is my son's favorite spot! TRULY UNDERRATED!

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Son Joe IV at Huntsdale Hatchery
Son Joe IV at Huntsdale Hatchery
We have been coming here as a family since the 1960's and fishing the Yellow Breeches.
04/23/09 10:36 AM
Mahantango Creek Brown
Mahantango Creek Brown
Caught this guy near Oriental in the Mahantango Creek
04/23/09 10:32 AM
Lake Louise Alberta
Lake Louise Alberta
I had to go out to Calgary for business but had time for a side trip-it was tough to pass the Bow River without my flyrod. Hint: If you to this "must have been" place, go off-season. Crowded!
09/23/08 11:16 AM
Maritime Mackerel!
Maritime Mackerel!
We catch these in the fall at the wharf in Summerside harbour, along with smelt and the odd sea trout.
09/23/08 11:07 AM
Son Joey and daughter Alexis
Son Joey and daughter Alexis
My son is 18 and daughter is 16.
These are master fisherman, trained by a real expert since birth!
Picture taken at Harrisburg house June 2008
07/20/08 11:45 PM
Dad cooking fresh wild trout
Dad cooking fresh wild trout
Sorry guys we keep a few fish for a camp meal. This is my son's graduation feast at our camp on Thundershower Run near Westline. He loved my recipe, which I will post, your cardiologist won't!
07/20/08 11:27 PM
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05/04/09 09:58 PM

hey im headed up north soon and wanted to see if you had some muskie advice??? I could really use it , I never even seen one besides pics. my main question is how to hook up the steal leader??? directly to a spinner/spoon ect.. ?>? any help is great thanks alot.

02/13/09 08:57 PM

Hey, got your invite. How long is it open for? I wanted to let you know, I got up to your fishing hole near the Westline... Man you are right, what a great spot. I will be heading that way around Thursday of the first week of spring gobbler. I know of some good spots near Honeoye.., been shooting the hell of some canadien ganders hear in the south central .. Tight lines and loose women to you my friend... Pete

02/10/09 01:13 PM

Hey Joe...

Glad to hear from you.....

Where the heck are you at??? I have never heard of it.

I have not been fishing for a while because of the weather and work....I am DYING to go...


09/24/08 06:57 AM

Man that lake looks great. Nice catch by the way.

09/16/08 08:09 AM

Thanks for the quick reply. I really find your insight on these locations great. Hang in there, look forward to you putting up some more locations.

06/06/08 10:09 PM

Hi All,

This is just me testing out the send group message functionality. Its been a while since Ive sent out a group message, and I want to test out a fix I just made to the functionality to ensure prompt message delivery and email alerts. Everything should be working perfect now.

Also, for those who havent visited the site in a while, be sure to check out some of the cool new features like:

- Printing Topo Maps from the Map Tab
- View Birds Eye Imagery under certain location details
- The ability to blog and fully customize your profile.
- Add recipes and comments for fish species.
- "Watch" trips, locations, and species to see when users review or comment.

Expect many new features coming to the site soon!

Tight Lines,

Dave O

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Total Trips:3
Total Photos:18
Total Hotspots:3
Total Trip Reviews:5
Total Trip Comments:1
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Total Message Board Posts:11
Total Species Comments:1
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Total Overall Points:43

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