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Fishing Pennsylvania

EZFishing brings you Pennsylvania's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Pennsylvania Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania Fishing Regulations

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Pennsylvania Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Pennsylvania Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Pennsylvania's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Pennsylvania Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Pennsylvania.

  • Coastal Outdoors: Fishing expected to improve as weather warms
  • Eric Traub (912-655-4595, www.saltwatercharters.com), who told of a Pennsylvania couple, Keith and Debbie Palumbo having a big day last week with both reds and trout. One of the reds measured 30 inches, the largest at 33 inches. “It was good fishing ...
  • SavannahNow
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  • 3/29/2017 11:02:00 PM
  • What's new this year in Pennsylvania trout fishing?
  • Streams may be bit higher, with the recent melt of the snow deposited by winter storm Stella and rains this week, but anglers will find most other aspects of the 2017 trout fishing season unchanged from last year when the season opens at 8 a.m. Saturday ..
  • Central Pennsylvania
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  • 3/29/2017 9:30:00 AM
  • Fish population study in works for Scrubgrass Creek watershed
  • The $5,000 grant is coming from the Coldwater Heritage Partnership, which consists of the state Fish and Boat Commission, the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds and the state Council of Trout
  • Derrick
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  • 3/28/2017 6:19:00 AM
  • Fly Fishing Show Protects Name
  • The words "Fly Fishing Show" are registered for the exclusive use of the Fly Fishing Show of Somerset, Pennsylvania, USA. Retail fly-fishing stores, clubs, IFFF and TU chapters and all others may use anything except Fly Fishing Show. United States ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/28/2017 5:40:00 AM
  • You really should learn how to fly fish this spring
  • And contrary to what many folks might believe, fly-fishing for trout is not all that difficult. A good all-around outfit for central Pennsylvania waters should be built around a rod eight to nine feet in length and rated for a 5- or 6-weight line.
  • Altoona Mirror
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  • 3/27/2017 4:25:00 AM
  • Fly-fishing at Slippery Rock Creek
  • Slippery Rock Creek in Wayne Township was recently stocked with both brown and rainbow trout and is the only Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s catch and release fly-fishing location that is open year round.
  • Ellwood City Ledger
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  • 3/27/2017 12:08:00 AM
  • Tie it right and tight or risk losing that fish
  • With three weeks until the opening of Pennsylvania’s statewide trout season, there’s time for beginners to practice and for veterans to tighten up those knot-tying skills. “Talk to light tackle and fly fishermen about the biggest fish they’ve ...
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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  • 3/26/2017 4:07:00 AM
  • 4.2 million fish ready: Pennsylvania trout season set to open
  • Rachael Frazier stood on the banks of the Wissahickon Creek with her toddler son Logan, both ready to take part in a military-scale operation few outside the fishing community know about: stocking waterways for the April 1 start of trout season in ...
  • Philadelphia Daily News
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  • 3/25/2017 4:00:00 AM
  • Pennsylvania considers raising cost of fishing licenses
  • Jacob Tierney & Matthew Medsger of the Tribune-Review wrote this article where it first appeared. The state Fish and Boat Commission may soon start angling for more of what’s in your wallet. Legislation submitted to the state General Assembly seeks to ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 3/20/2017 12:40:00 PM
  • Hatchery has raising fish down to a science
  • How to protect the fish from other Pennsylvania predators is a little less obvious. The Huntsdale Fish Hatchery in Penn Township, which is run by the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission, keeps its eggs and minnows indoors, but the majority of its trout ...
  • The Sentinel Cumberlink
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  • 3/19/2017 10:23:00 PM
  • Pennsylvania considers raising cost of fishing licenses
  • The state Fish and Boat Commission may soon start angling for more of what's in your wallet. Legislation submitted to the state General Assembly seeks to raise the price of next year's fishing licenses for the first time since 2005. Senate Bill 460 ...
  • solomonswords.blogspot.com
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  • 3/19/2017 5:22:00 PM
  • Pennsylvania considers raising cost of fishing licenses
  • The state Fish and Boat Commission may soon start angling for more of what's in your wallet. Legislation submitted to the state General Assembly seeks to raise the price of next year's fishing licenses for the first time since 2005. Senate Bill 460 ...
  • PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
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  • 3/19/2017 2:53:00 PM
  • Collecting antique hunting, fishing items growing in popularity
  • For more information call 570-587-1302, 570-587-4427 or email [email protected] or [email protected] Bob Kester cherishes the old traditions of hunting and fishing in Pennsylvania, and he’s sad to see them disappear. But the Clarks Summit resident is ...
  • Times-Leader
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  • 3/19/2017 2:17:00 PM
  • Pennsylvania considers raising cost of fishing licences
  • The state Fish and Boat Commission may soon start angling for more of what's in your wallet. Legislation submitted to the state General Assembly seeks to raise the price of next year's fishing licenses for the first time since 2005. Senate Bill 460 ...
  • PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
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  • 3/19/2017 3:41:00 AM
  • Brian Wingard
  • I also do video work to give a step by step approach into the sport and also have done videos for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission to show anglers how to fish for carp. My main focus is to help anglers get into carp fishing or assist them in ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 3/15/2017 4:46:00 PM
  • PCN Live Call-In show with the Fish and Boat Commission has been rescheduled
  • (March 13) – Anglers, boaters and others interested in conservation and outdoor recreational issues are invited to tune in to their local Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) station on Tuesday evening, March 14, for a live discussion with Pennsylvania Fish ..
  • solomonswords.blogspot.com
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  • 3/14/2017 11:44:00 PM
  • March Big Bass Florida Fishing Charter- Hendry County
  • For most of my life fishing has been a passion. Over the years I have fished bass tournaments across Pennsylvania and on lakes and rivers up and down the East Coast. I have participated in B.A.S.S., FLW Stren Series, Walmart BFL’s and ABA tournaments ...
  • bassonline.com
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  • 3/13/2017 8:10:00 PM
  • Pennsylvania: Public Meetings on Susquehanna River Bass Proposal
  • HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has scheduled three public meetings to collect comments on a proposal to remove the closed season on Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass at the middle and lower Susquehanna and lower Juniata ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/13/2017 4:59:00 AM
  • Steelhead fight way to notorious reputation
  • KINGSVILLE, Ohio — There are 78 species of fish living in Conneaut Creek, which does an about-face near this tiny burgh in Ashtabula County and makes a run parallel to Lake Erie before dumping into the big water, just a mile or so from the Pennsylvania lin
  • Toledo Blade
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  • 3/12/2017 12:50:00 PM
  • Commentary: Zen and the art of ice fishing
  • My story would detail a quirky and fun offshoot of one of Pennsylvania's biggest hobbies. After all, there were 878,445 licensed fishermen in the state last year. Erin Czech, a waterways conservation officer with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission .
  • Philadelphia Daily News
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  • 3/12/2017 1:09:00 AM
  • Bernstine to Host March 27 Seminar on PA’s Fish and Boat Programs
  • “We have many anglers and boaters in the 10 th District, and I hope they consider coming out to learn what Pennsylvania’s waterways have to offer this season,” Bernstine said. This seminar is free to attend and boating or fishing licenses are not require
  • ellwoodcity.org
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  • 3/10/2017 1:06:00 PM

Pennsylvania Guides/Outfitters

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Pennsylvania Fishing Clubs

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