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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.

  • The Longest Silence: On Writing and Fishing
  • We caught more sunnies than bass. It wasn’t fishing; it was fooling. I only got serious about fishing when I got serious about writing, as an undergraduate in central Pennsylvania. I fished the Susquehanna River each morning with friends. I borrowed my ...
  • The Millions
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  • 8/25/2014 8:17:24 AM
  • A day of fishing for the kids
  • First it was trout, now it’s panfish. On Labor Day, kids will have another day to themselves on select lakes throughout the state to fish for sunfish, crappies and perch as part of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s Mentored Youth Fishing Day.
  • mydallaspost.com
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  • 8/25/2014 3:02:26 AM
  • Frye: Good fishing still remains
  • But did you know that the best month for seeking them out on Pennsylvania lakes is September? That's what the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission says, anyway. It has compiled data over decades, looking at angler catch rates. It shows anglers catch more
  • PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
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  • 8/24/2014 12:26:08 AM
  • W.Va. to study fish life in river after chem spill
  • The division will perform a similar fish study on the Kanawha River. That survey is part of a statewide fish health assessment project with the U.S. Fish Wildlife Service's Northeast Fishery Center in Lamar, Pennsylvania.
  • Beaumont Enterprise
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  • 8/22/2014 8:02:28 PM
  • W.Va. to study fish life in river after chem spill
  • The division will perform a similar fish study on the Kanawha River. That survey is part of a statewide fish health assessment project with the U.S. Fish Wildlife Service's Northeast Fishery Center in Lamar, Pennsylvania.
  • Seattle Post Intelligencer
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  • 8/22/2014 1:07:17 PM
  • Fishing derbies roll on through Sunday
  • Kid can fish for free in the Odyssey. The Orleans County Fishing Derby is now history and winner of the Grand Prize was Debbie Murphy of New Albany, Pennsylvania with a 27-pound, 7-ounce salmon caught out of Point Breeze. First place in the Salmon Division
  • Niagara Gazette
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  • 8/22/2014 2:58:50 AM
  • FishOn! Northwestern Pennsylvania fishing report, Aug. 22
  • The boat launch at Shades Beach is closed until Sept. 5. "We're into fall fishing. The surface temperature is dropping," said O-Danny-O Capt. Bob Zawadzki. Some good places to start looking for perch if the lake cooperates are from Trout Run west at depths
  • Goerie
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  • 8/22/2014 12:07:02 AM
  • Finding Summer Bass In Small Pa Lakes
  • Just wanted to see who had some insight on this. I am located in Central Pennsylvania and am an avid bass angler. I am having trouble locating bass in the lakes we fish during the dog days of summer (late July - August). The lakes around us are smaller ...
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 8/21/2014 2:34:22 PM
  • Pennsylvania Kayak Fishing Report
  • On Saturday I was joined by my Pennsylvania Kayak Fishing Association buddies Mike Flanagan and Jim Grimsley. We fished a reservoir near Danville, PA, that from this point forward we will refer to as the Dead Sea.
  • playak.com
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  • 8/20/2014 4:41:25 AM
  • Pennsylvania Kayak Fishing Report (August 17-17, 2014)
  • I spent so much time on the water this past weekend, that I am still exhausted on Monday evening! On Saturday I was joined by my Pennsylvania Kayak Fishing Association buddies Mike Flanagan and Jim Grimsley. We fished a reservoir near Danville, PA, that ..
  • playak.com
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  • 8/20/2014 4:41:25 AM
  • Fishing Line for Aug. 20
  • Trollers could still find walleye school suspended and drifters could run bottom bouncers at 65 to 85 feet from just west of Sturgeon Point to the Pennsylvania line. Many a “trash” fish hits harnesses fixed with worms, but the worm harness has done a ...
  • Buffalo News
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  • 8/20/2014 2:54:03 AM
  • OUTDOORS: Second youth mentored fishing day set
  • Building on the excitement of the year’s first mentored youth fishing day on May 10, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission last month announced it would hold a second special fishing day on Labor Day, Sept. 1, on 17 panfish enhancement lakes.
  • Indiana Gazette
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  • 8/19/2014 10:11:53 AM
  • Fish-eaters may keep more gray matter in old age
  • said Dr. James Becker, the study's lead author from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. "Even after controlling for a range of other factors that might have accounted for differences in brain health, eating baked or broiled fish was still a ...
  • Philadelphia Daily News
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  • 8/18/2014 3:39:22 AM
  • Go fish for reel, relaxing summer fun
  • An annual fishing license for an adult (age 16-64) runs $22.70 in Pennsylvania. No license is required for those under 16; senior citizens qualify for a reduced rate. So a single license, along with a small jar of bait, put us slightly over our usual $20 .
  • Berks-Mont
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  • 8/17/2014 5:38:04 PM
  • Eating Fish Protects The Brain From Aging
  • said James Becker, MD, the study’s lead author from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. “Even after controlling for a range of other factors that might have accounted for differences in brain health, eating baked or broiled fish was still a ...
  • Live Trading News
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  • 8/15/2014 3:35:46 AM
  • FishOn! Northwestern Pennsylvania fishing report, Aug. 15
  • Has there ever been a year so unkind to anglers? The good news is that fishing was very good last weekend for perch and walleye. But since last weekend, little has happened. From the Elk Creek area, no boats were reported to be on Lake Erie this week, and
  • Goerie
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  • 8/14/2014 11:53:52 PM
  • Labor Day Marks PA's Second Mentored Youth Fishing Day
  • Building on the excitement of the year's first mentored youth fishing day on May 10, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) last month announced that it would hold a second special fishing day on Labor Day, Sept. 1, on 17 Panfish Enhancement lake
  • TheSacramento Bee
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  • 8/14/2014 9:16:23 PM
  • Labor Day Marks PA's Second Mentored Youth Fishing Day
  • Building on the excitement of the year's first mentored youth fishing day on May 10, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) last month announced that it would hold a second special fishing day on Labor Day, Sept. 1, on 17 Panfish Enhancement lake
  • The Business Journal
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  • 8/14/2014 9:09:13 PM
  • Fish-eaters may keep more gray matter in old age
  • said Dr. James Becker, the study's lead author from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. "Even after controlling for a range of other factors that might have accounted for differences in brain health, eating baked or broiled fish was still a ...
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 8/13/2014 7:15:52 PM
  • Eating fish may help preserve aging brains
  • said Dr. James Becker, the study's lead author from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. "Even after controlling for a range of other factors that might have accounted for differences in brain health, eating baked or broiled fish was still a ...
  • FOX News
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  • 8/13/2014 6:47:14 PM
  • Fish-eaters may keep more gray matter in old age
  • said Dr. James Becker, the study's lead author from the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania. "Even after controlling for a range of other factors that might have accounted for differences in brain health, eating baked or broiled fish was still a ...
  • Reuters
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  • 8/13/2014 3:12:29 PM
  • Changes in fish signal problems with waters
  • Blazer was the lead author on a new study of fish in the rivers of Pennsylvania. The researchers found a correlation between intersex fish and heavy agriculture and municipal sewage treatment plants. So far, male smallmouth bass with female bits have been
  • HamptonRoads.com
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  • 8/12/2014 4:00:48 AM

Pennsylvania Guides/Outfitters

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Pennsylvania Fishing Clubs

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Pennsylvania Weather

Scranton, PA (18517)

Updated on 10:31 AM

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