April 22, 2021
Both the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) and the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) have tried to come up with ways to attract young people to fishing and hunting. The commissions have developed numerous youth sporting days to give young people extra chances to enjoy fishing and hunting. Of these, I think the Mentored Youth Trout Fishing Day has been the most successful.
Though these mentored days provide young people with enjoyable outdoor experiences, it is unlikely that they draw many youth to fishing and hunting who would not later become sportsmen anyhow.
Having said that...