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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.

  • Fall fishing options abundant
  • Minnows work too, but may be hard to come by. Berkely Gulp 1-inch minnows were a hit last year at several Pennsylvania lakes and were durable to 20 fish per bait. Check out dying weedbeds for slab action as well. Bass. If you’re a smallmouth fan ...
  • Carroll County Times
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  • 10/1/2014 4:23:14 PM
  • Pennsylvania’s Largest Fish Habitat Project Begins
  • Tioga, PA (WENY) - Pennsylvania's largest fish habitat improvement project is underway in the Northern Tier. The U.S Army Corps of Engineers and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission teamed up in an effort to improve about 40 lake habitats all across .
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  • 10/1/2014 10:25:19 AM
  • Pocono Fan Wins Pa Fish And Boat Commission Kayak Contest
  • A Luzerne County man has won a state-of-the-art fishing kayak as part of a contest sponsored by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) and Pocono Raceway. Nick Bechtel of Conyngham, Luzerne County, in northeastern Pennsylvania, was awarded the ..
  • PaddockTalk
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  • 9/30/2014 6:08:48 AM
  • Fish and Boat Commission to stock trout
  • The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is kicking off its fall trout stocking program. It's not big. The commission will be releasing 83,300 — 4 percent of the annual total — statewide, in 49 lakes and 38 delayed harvest stream sections, between ...
  • Pocono Record
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  • 9/30/2014 5:54:29 AM
  • Fishing license fee decrease considered
  • FARMINGTON — Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commissioners are hoping to increase participation in angling and generate new revenue by decreasing the cost of a fishing license. They also are going to pursue a hike in the cost of a trout stamp. Commissioners ...
  • PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
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  • 9/30/2014 12:46:41 AM
  • Lake Jean fish salvage operation yielding low numbers
  • The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has been logging a lot of hours at Lake Jean attempting to remove as many fish as possible before the lake is drawn down next spring. Despite the hard work, the numbers have been low, according to area fisheries ..
  • Times-Leader
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  • 9/28/2014 3:05:04 AM
  • Hunting/Fishing Day promotes outdoor sports, conservation
  • Wildlife enthusiasts will celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day on Saturday. In 1970, Pennsylvania Governor Raymond Shafter created “Outdoor Sportsman’s Day” in that state. In early 1972, Congress unanimously passed bills declaring National ...
  • choctawplaindealer.com
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  • 9/24/2014 4:53:00 PM
  • Salmon fishing on the Columbia
  • On the second day, I fished with Dave Eng and Cindy Thompson from Frank Amato Publications, Ben Saurman from WorkSharp in Ashland and Keith Eshbaugh and Brian Conroy from Pennsylvania. Eshbaugh owns a company called Dutch Fork Spinners, which caters to ...
  • The Bulletin
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  • 9/24/2014 7:06:02 AM
  • Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day
  • The idea of National Hunting and Fishing Day got started in 1970 when Ira Joffe, a Pennsylvania gun shop owner, first suggested we put aside an official day of thanks to American outdoors sportsmen. Raymond Shafer (R), Pennsylvania’s governor at the time .
  • Gazette Net
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  • 9/24/2014 3:52:45 AM
  • Fish lesions, other problems are cause for worry
  • Male fish containing eggs in their testes have been found nationwide, including Pennsylvania's major watersheds, according to U.S. Geological Survey research. These problems plaguing fish and other aquatic life should be signs the water we rely on for ...
  • Goerie
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  • 9/22/2014 11:57:43 PM
  • FishOn! Northwestern Pennsylvania fishing report, Sept. 19
  • Perch are getting into fall patterns. If you can find them, they are deep. Some perch have been caught at 60 feet off the Point. To the west of Erie look for perch anywhere between 60 feet and 70 feet, maybe as shallow as 57 feet at the Ohio border.
  • Goerie
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  • 9/18/2014 11:55:18 PM
  • Fall fishing in the Lehigh Valley ready to turn on
  • Lake Jean is being drawn down next spring, and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has lifted all normal fishing regulations regarding species, size of fish and creel limits for that 245-acre lake, which was constructed in 1950. "We have chosen to ..
  • The Morning Call
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  • 9/12/2014 4:49:56 AM
  • Official calls feds into fish fight
  • A Chesapeake Bay Foundation study valued the economic impact of smallmouth bass fishing in Pennsylvania at $117 million a year. Fish and Boat Commission surveys show that biologists were able to detect two young fish every 50 meters in the stretch of the .
  • Daily Item
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  • 9/7/2014 12:09:32 AM
  • Hunting and fishing planner, Sept. 7
  • For more information, contact Barry McElwee at 610-775-1524 or barrymcelwee@comcast.net. A free trapper training school, hosted by District 11 of the Pennsylvania Trappers Association, will be held Saturday from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Auburn Game and Fish ..
  • Reading Eagle
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  • 9/6/2014 11:55:13 PM
  • FishOn! Northwestern Pennsylvania fishing report, Sept. 5
  • Again this week perch fishing reports have been inconsistent, varying from very good to spotty. No matter which area you fish, expect to spend some time locating the perch. Try straight out from Walnut Creek Access at depths of 50 feet to 55 feet.
  • Goerie
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  • 9/4/2014 11:57:35 PM
  • This new fluke tech is no tall fish tale
  • The technology came about because during a fishing trip in Rhode Island, a software developer from Pennsylvania saw the captain writing down the details of his catch. A light bulb went off, and it didn’t take long to design a program that captured the ...
  • Providence Business News
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  • 9/1/2014 10:35:15 PM
  • PFBC to salvage fish at Lake Jean
  • The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is going to throw everything it can at Lake Jean. When the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources announced on Tuesday that it would drain the 245-acre lake at Ricketts Glen State Park in order to .
  • Times-Leader
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  • 8/31/2014 1:58:03 AM
  • PA Offers $1 Fishing License for Labor Day
  • Fishing is a fun and inexpensive way to spend time outdoors. Now families can fish for a reduced price on Labor Day. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has lowered the price of a fishing license on Labor Day to just under $3 (the license is $1 ...
  • Fox43
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  • 8/29/2014 3:50:47 PM
  • PA Offers $1 Fishing License for Labor Day
  • Fishing is a fun and inexpensive way to spend time outdoors. Now families can fish for a reduced price on Labor Day. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has lowered the price of a fishing license on Labor Day to just under $3. The one-day license ...
  • pahomepage.com
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  • 8/29/2014 12:23:12 PM
  • Fish Away At Lake Jean!
  • Since that water is being drained, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is temporarily lifting all fishing restrictions there,all seasons, sizes and creel limits. “I’ve got to tell my son. I have five sons. I’ll tell them to come fishing ...
  • WNEP-TV 16
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  • 8/29/2014 12:13:03 AM
  • Fishing license for a buck: Catch memories at summer's end
  • HARRISBURG>> Thought it might be relaxing to fish just one time this summer, but never got around to it? The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has a one-day, $1 fishing license for you. For the first time, the PFBC is lowering the price of 1-day ...
  • Public Opinion
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  • 8/28/2014 10:58:29 AM

Pennsylvania Guides/Outfitters

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Pennsylvania Fishing Clubs

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Pennsylvania Weather

Phila, PA (19107)

Updated on 12:29 PM

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71°F 

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Wind:30° 8 Kt
Humidity:57% 
Dew Point:55°F
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Sunrise: 06:57 AM 

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