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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.

  • Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commision revamps Mentored Youth Fishing Days
  • Young anglers will have more pre-season trout fishing opportunities. Thanks to a new initiative passed during last week's first quarterly meetings of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, children taking part in the Mentored Youth Fishing Days will ..
  • The Morning Call
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  • 1/27/2015 2:57:34 AM
  • Ice fishing derby raises $4660 for veterans groups
  • Raffle door-prizes given out in the morning included eight-inch propane-powered ice auger and tickets to the upcoming University of Connecticut-versus-University of Pennsylvania hockey game. By 2 p.m., the first place winner of the Ice Fishing Derby and ..
  • The Register Citizen
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  • 1/25/2015 6:51:59 PM
  • Fish and Boat Commissioners look for chances to get kids outside
  • John Arway, the North Huntingdon native who serves as executive director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, holds a rainbow trout caught from the Yough River last fall. Arway and members of the agency board are looking to change some rules to ..
  • PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
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  • 1/25/2015 4:25:50 AM
  • Hunting and fishing planner: Jan 25
  • Jan. 31-Feb. 1: Lancaster Farm and Home Center; NRA Great American Outdoor Show. Feb. 7-15: Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex; Greater Philadelphia Outdoor Sportshow. Feb. 26-March 1: Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Oaks; Lancaster Fly Fishing Show.
  • Reading Eagle
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  • 1/25/2015 12:00:59 AM
  • PA Fish & Boat Commissioners Propose Changes to Attract Youth Anglers
  • under a proposal advanced by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) at its quarterly business meeting. In addition, kids under the age of 16 would be allowed to use bait year-round in these areas. “This is about creating more opportunities for ..
  • Gant Daily
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  • 1/24/2015 10:39:15 AM
  • Mentored Youth Fishing Days Expanded to All Stocked Trout Waters
  • HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Responding to angler requests for more fishing opportunities, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) today announced that it is widely expanding the popular Mentored Youth Trout Days ...
  • The Business Journal
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  • 1/22/2015 9:40:11 PM
  • PA Fish & Boat Commissioners Propose Changes to Attract Youth Anglers
  • under a proposal advanced today by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) at its quarterly business meeting. In addition, kids under the age of 16 would be allowed to use bait year-round in these areas. "This is about creating more opportunities
  • The Business Journal
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  • 1/22/2015 8:28:36 PM
  • PA Fish & Boat Commissioners Propose Changes to Attract Youth Anglers
  • under a proposal advanced today by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) at its quarterly business meeting. In addition, kids under the age of 16 would be allowed to use bait year-round in these areas. "This is about creating more opportunities
  • Financial Content
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  • 1/22/2015 2:30:41 PM
  • Ice fishing no misery today at Presque Isle
  • ERIE, Pennsylvania — For ice fishermen on Misery Bay last week, it wasn't all about bluegill and crappie. Temperatures in the teens, low wind, blue sky, and 7 to 8 inches of ice took some of the sting out of limited nibbles on their lines. "It's just ...
  • The Republic
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  • 1/19/2015 11:20:58 AM
  • Ice fishing an inexpensive challenge for winter anglers
  • The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission said ice fishing doesn’t have to cost a lot. Yuhas scooped slush with a dollar store spoon rather than a more expensive ice strainer. His auger cost $70, but sometimes he uses a hatchet. A digging bar will work ...
  • Standard Speaker
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  • 1/19/2015 1:26:50 AM
  • Ice fishing an inexpensive challenge for winter anglers
  • The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission said ice fishing doesn’t have to cost a lot. Yuhas scooped slush with a dollar store spoon rather than a more expensive ice strainer. His auger cost $70, but sometimes he uses a hatchet. A digging bar will work ...
  • Citizen's Voice
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  • 1/18/2015 9:06:09 AM
  • Ice fishing an inexpensive challenge for winter anglers
  • The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission said ice fishing doesn’t have to cost a lot. Yuhas scooped slush with a dollar store spoon rather than a more expensive ice strainer. His auger cost $70, but sometimes he uses a hatchet. A digging bar will work ...
  • The Times Tribune
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  • 1/18/2015 5:09:56 AM
  • Fish commission director: We can work together to fix river
  • Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Executive Director John Arway has long advocated that the river be designated “impaired,” and he has repeatedly said that the “blotchy bass” being caught in the river are troubling. Although some individuals ...
  • Daily Item
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  • 1/17/2015 5:57:03 PM
  • FISH FORECAST: Warming weather makes angling more comfortable
  • Instructors include Capt. Paul Czarnecki of Pennsylvania, Capt. Greg Gehrig of Oswego, and Mark McClutchey of Michigan. It’s a full day of in-depth instruction Jan. 24 on salmon and trout fishing for just $75 — and that includes lunch, admission to the ...
  • Niagara Gazette
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  • 1/16/2015 2:56:18 AM
  • Berks hunting and fishing: Jan. 16
  • Fishing pressure has been light, and panfish catches have been sporadic. Proposed cut for youth hunters The U.S. Sportsmen Alliance reports that a proposal before the Pennsylvania Game Commission would make the state the first in the nation to eliminate ..
  • Reading Eagle
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  • 1/15/2015 11:57:20 PM
  • Preparation makes ice fishing enjoyable
  • There are a few basic things an angler needs to make ice fishing an enjoyable and pleasant experience, and that begins with having a 2015 Pennsylvania fishing license and trout stamp if fishing a lake that holds trout. It is surprising how often some ...
  • Republican And Herald
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  • 1/11/2015 5:03:55 AM
  • Fish Forecast: Weather hampering catches but ice season looms
  • Salmon School instructors this year include Capt. Paul Czarnecki of Pennsylvania, who fishes out of Wilson and Point Breeze; Capt. Greg Gehrig of Oswego with the Top Gun out of his home port; and Mark McClutchey of Michigan who operates Diabolical.
  • Niagara Gazette
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  • 1/9/2015 2:57:26 AM
  • Two-day Dover Township fishing show features merchandise, seminars
  • The show features new and used fishing and related merchandise, guides and charter captains, information from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, door prizes and seminars. The seminars include: • A presentation on fly fishing by Tony Dranzo ...
  • York Daily Record
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  • 1/8/2015 11:58:29 PM
  • Setting fishing goals for 2015
  • Shad runs and yellow perch are also in the mix. Bring 'em on! I truly enjoyed my trip to Pymatuning Lake in northwest Pennsylvania last May. Great crappie fishing for 12- to 15-inch slabs and bluegills; bass and perch were also there. I missed out on a ...
  • Carroll County Times
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  • 1/6/2015 9:23:22 PM
  • Steelhead fishing boosts Erie's economy
  • The steelhead fishery is a huge economic boom for Erie County. From October through April, anglers from around the United States and other countries flock to Pennsylvania's famous steelhead waters as the fish return from the lake and head back to their ...
  • Goerie
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  • 1/5/2015 11:54:53 PM
  • Bass Fishing
  • With the recent trout stockings, selected streams and lakes should be loaded with fish. Check the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s website for a list.Willie, from... Ultimate Bass Radio celebrates 10 years on air this Saturday Ultimate Bass Radio ..
  • Examiner
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  • 1/5/2015 11:47:43 PM
  • Berks fishing and hunting report
  • The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission advises anglers that four inches of ice will support only one angler with gear. Many Pocono waters will be available for ice anglers this weekend. After warmer weather melted Pocono lakes last week, frigid ...
  • Reading Eagle
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  • 1/1/2015 11:59:37 PM

Pennsylvania Guides/Outfitters

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Pennsylvania Fishing Clubs

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