Annual Betty Dietz and Bruce Schneck
Memorial 2023 Sweet Arrow Lake County Park
Year-Round Fishing Event
***Kick-off April 8***
Major Sponsors: Pioneer Pole Buildings, Friends of Schuylkill Parks and Recreation, FCCB
Administered by the Friends of Schuylkill Parks and Recreation (Friends) (501c3) and Sportsmen’s Advisory Board with assistance from the Swatara Co-op Trout Nursery. Deadline for registration at Werner Lumber or Stony Gun and Archery will be April 7 or till 4pm at Fish and Boat Access pavilion April 8. Tags may be submitted till day before event in 2024. Stockings on or about April 8,15,22,29. Tagged fish every stocking totaling $10,000! 360 Lunkers will be stocked!
Top Prizes will be 5 each of $500,$300,$200 and will be tag specific; plus, an additional 50 @ $100 each.
Pioneer Pole Buildings is in its 3rd year of a $2,500 sponsorship, FCCB (First Citizens Community Bank) its 2nd year of $500.
*The Friends committed $5000 in matching funds for new sponsors. For every $ donated, Friends will match up to $5,000. Please consider sponsoring a $100 tagged fish. Maybe as a business or organization, in honor of someone or just to support this great event. Any size donation will be matched!!!
In addition, Tevis Energy has committed $3,700 towards the Mentored youth Fishing Day March 25. Therefore, over $20,000 of trout will be purchased from S&A Trout Ponds and thousand more will be stocked by the Swatara Co-op Trout Nursery and PA Fish and Boat Commission.
Refreshments available most Saturdays and Sundays.
100% of registration fees and any cash donations will go towards event. This is not a fundraiser. Registration income will determine number of fish stocked and how many money fish get stocked in the future. The future of this event is up to YOU! A lunkers cost averages $25 and other trout about $4 each.