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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.

  • 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
  • PA Offers $1 Fishing License for Labor Day
  • under a special offer from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC). For the first time, the PFBC is lowering the price of 1-day resident and non-resident fishing licenses to just $1 on Labor Day. With issuing agent and transaction fees ...
  • The Business Journal
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  • 8/27/2014 8:03:42 PM
  • Fishing In Moderate Current
  • I fish in the Swatara Creek on occasion in Pennsylvania. The current moves at a moderate pace and the bottom makeup is all rock. I am wondering what will excel in this? I throw senko's often and i'll get bites but I'm trying to figure out what else I can .
  • The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide
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  • 8/26/2014 11:53:57 PM
  • Labor Day marks PA’s Second Mentored Youth Fishing Day;
  • Mentored Youth Fishing DayBuilding 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.
  • Main Line Media News
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  • 8/26/2014 8:54:59 PM
  • NY plans health study of Onondaga Lake fish eaters
  • The health department has advisories cautioning people to limit consumption of fish from Onondaga Lake. The family of a 3-year-old central Pennsylvania girl who recently succumbed to Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever hopes to raise awareness of the early ...
  • New Jersey Herald
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  • 8/26/2014 3:01:15 AM
  • 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
  • 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. Position breakdown Offense The numbers don't lie. There is a lot of talent here. The only question is .
  • Connecticut Post
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  • 8/22/2014 8:09:37 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.
  • 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

Pennsylvania Guides/Outfitters

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Pennsylvania Fishing Clubs

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Pennsylvania Weather

Allentown, PA (18101)

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