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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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It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


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.

  • Fishing for information
  • The idea for this symposium, said Jordan Allison, president-elect of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, was to present information on the collaborative research that has been going on to answer some of the questions about the river
  • Daily Item
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  • 2/13/2016 6:23:06 AM
  • 2016 Fish Fry Directory: Find a fish fry near you
  • Looking for a fish fry near you? Below is our latest directory of churches and organizations that are hosting fish fries across the Western Pennsylvania region for Lent 2016. Is your church, school or community organization holding a Fish Fry this year?
  • WTAE Pittsburgh
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  • 2/12/2016 7:31:41 PM
  • With frigid weekend temperatures, ice fishing should heat up
  • Of course, the only keeper fish from there are trout. At the recent board meeting, the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission (PF&BC) adopted a regulatory amendment that extends catch and release regulations on Leaser Lake to all fish except trout.
  • Examiner
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  • 2/12/2016 12:07:53 PM
  • Fish Frys See Increase In Takeout Orders Due To Frigid Temperatures
  • PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Church fish frys in Western Pennsylvania are a big deal. Every Lent, hundreds of fish dinners are prepared every Friday in church basements across our area. It’s hard to keep people away. But at some churches, the weather apparently ...
  • CBS Pittsburgh
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  • 2/12/2016 10:49:08 AM
  • Fishing regulations waived at Pecks Pond
  • The temporary regulations of keeping all fish regardless of season and size take effect immediately and will remain in place until further notice by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC). These changes will stay in effect until the lake is fully
  • Examiner
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  • 2/12/2016 8:11:39 AM
  • Fish Forecast: Anglers beat conditions for week of big catches
  • 2. Lower Niagara River A 16.5-pound brown came from Troy Zokey of Pennsylvania while fishing with Capt. Matt Yablonsky of Wet Net Charters. Fishing was a little slow on Sunday but the action slowly started to improve on Monday and they picked their way ...
  • Niagara Gazette
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  • 2/11/2016 8:08:40 PM
  • Great time to Ice fish in York County
  • These folks were taking ice fishing to a whole new level. It’s something Pennsylvania’s ice fishermen can only dream about. But with most of the local waterways frozen, the idea of ice fishing isn’t a faraway dream. A lot of anglers can’t stand the ...
  • York Dispatch Online
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  • 2/11/2016 12:01:54 PM
  • Western Pennsylvania jumping with fish fries
  • Friday fish fry events during Lent are expected to draw thousands of hungry customers from across Western Pennsylvania starting this week. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and ends March 24. During the six weeks leading up to Easter Sunday on March 27, many ..
  • PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
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  • 2/9/2016 10:41:22 PM
  • Fish Fry Guide 2016: Here's where to go for a Lenten dinner in central Pa.
  • The place to be on a Friday night during Lent? One of the many local fish dinners. Fire halls and churches here in central Pennsylvania host the gatherings where on Friday nights it's not unusual to encounter long lines. (Some groups host them on ...
  • Central Pennsylvania
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  • 2/9/2016 6:59:27 PM
  • February's thaw no reason not to fish
  • Taking a trip to a spring creek or limestone fed stream is a great option. Spring Creek near Bellefonte is one of those magical streams that every Pennsylvania angler should fish. There are many wild brown trout to chase and a few escapee fish from the ...
  • Reading Eagle
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  • 2/7/2016 5:25:47 AM
  • 40 under 40: Jacqueline Claudia, CEO, Love Wild Fish
  • Later I worked at a seafood restaurant, and dated a commercial fisherman for a few years. I ended up going to Wharton [the University of Pennsylvania's marketing faculty] to study, and took a job doing strategy consulting… but kept getting sucked back to .
  • IntraFish
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  • 2/5/2016 8:41:26 AM
  • Official: About 1,200 fish killed after Pa. power plant glitch
  • YORK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — Officials say about 1,200 fish are dead after an operational glitch at a central Pennsylvania power plant caused cold water to be sent into the Susquehanna River. Talen Energy spokesman Todd Martin tells Pennlive.com (http://bit.ly .
  • The Morning Call
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  • 2/3/2016 12:01:15 AM
  • About 1,200 fish killed after York plant glitch
  • YORK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — Officials say about 1,200 fish are dead after an operational glitch at a central Pennsylvania power plant caused cold water to be sent into the Susquehanna River. Talen Energy spokesman Todd Martin told Pennlive.com that the ...
  • Evening Sun
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  • 2/2/2016 1:59:57 PM
  • About 1,200 fish killed after York plant glitch
  • YORK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — Officials say about 1,200 fish are dead after an operational glitch at a central Pennsylvania power plant caused cold water to be sent into the Susquehanna River. Talen Energy spokesman Todd Martin told Pennlive.com that the ...
  • York Daily Record
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  • 2/2/2016 1:45:38 PM
  • Another fish kill at Brunner Island power plant
  • Smallmouth bass, channel catfish, carp and gizzard shad were among the species killed, according to Mike Kauffman, area fisheries manager for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. The area is a popular fishing spot in winter because warmer water ...
  • Lancaster Online
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  • 2/2/2016 12:26:54 PM
  • Official: About 1,200 Fish Killed After Power Plant Glitch
  • Officials say about 1,200 fish are dead after an operational glitch at a central Pennsylvania power plant caused cold water to be sent into the Susquehanna River. Talen Energy spokesman Todd Martin tells Pennlive.com ( http://bit.ly/1TyLwn4) that the ...
  • ABC News
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  • 2/2/2016 8:30:40 AM
  • Official: About 1,200 fish killed after Pa. power plant glitch
  • YORK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — Officials say about 1,200 fish are dead after an operational glitch at a central Pennsylvania power plant caused cold water to be sent into the Susquehanna River. Talen Energy spokesman Todd Martin tells Pennlive.com that the ...
  • Pocono Record
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  • 2/2/2016 6:21:49 AM
  • Official: About 1,200 fish killed after power plant glitch
  • YORK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — Officials say about 1,200 fish are dead after an operational glitch at a central Pennsylvania power plant caused cold water to be sent into the Susquehanna River. Talen Energy spokesman Todd Martin tells Pennlive.com (http://bit.ly .
  • Paradise Post
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  • 2/2/2016 5:31:43 AM
  • 'Silver' blogger purchases his Senior Lifetime fishing license
  • So I am good to fish anywhere in Pennsylvania – including Lake Erie and its tributaries – for any legal species through December, 2018, when my three-year trout stamp expires. Next purchase – my Resident Senior Lifetime Hunting license, which is an ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 1/27/2016 2:07:04 PM
  • Some state lawmakers willing to relinquish power over fishing license fees
  • There's a long way to go, but the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission — for the first time — may have a chance to get something it has long wanted. State Sens. John Eichelberger Jr. of Blair County and John Wozniak of Bedford, a Republican and ...
  • PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
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  • 1/24/2016 12:41:44 AM
  • State Fish and Game Commissions Should Maintain Autonomy
  • In last week’s column, we considered the merits of having the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) merge into one single, more streamlined and efficient agency. After all, Pennsylvania is the only state ..
  • Daily Local News
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  • 1/18/2016 10:03:02 PM
  • Roger Mallon: Fishing licenses 101
  • If you still need a 2016 Pennsylvania fishing license, here are some notes about obtaining one. This is an attempt to wade through a few of the finer points of license types, pricing and exemptions. According to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission ..
  • Reading Eagle
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  • 1/17/2016 5:29:13 AM
  • Fish-Inspired Fractals Guide Optical Coating Design
  • "We are proposing a model that uses fractal geometry to describe the layering in the biological structure of silvery fish," said Pennsylvania State University postdoctoral researcher Jeremy Bossard. "While we are not trying to reproduce the structure found
  • Photonics
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  • 1/14/2016 6:25:52 PM

Pennsylvania Guides/Outfitters

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Pennsylvania Fishing Clubs

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Pennsylvania Weather

Erie, PA (16507)

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