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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

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Pennsylvania?
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.

  • Our View: Cheaper fishing licenses are smart lure
  • The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has a treat in store for anglers and for those who might take up or return to the sport of fishing. For the month of December only, you can buy or renew your fishing license at a discount. This is a smart move for
  • Goerie
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  • 10/30/2014 11:55:36 PM
  • Fish commission offers discount on licenses for 2015
  • First off, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, for the first time in its history, reduced the price of annual fishing licenses next season. This is a promotional move agency leaders say is intended to highlight the sport’s affordability to ...
  • Beaver County Times
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  • 10/24/2014 3:52:58 AM
  • Pennsylvania Fish And Boat Commission
  • Wow, you can really get blindsided when you are not paying attention. I’ve been so busy with the current hunting seasons and getting ready for trapping that I have missed a lot of great fishing news. September marks a transition for wildlife in ...
  • Beaver County Times
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  • 10/24/2014 3:52:58 AM
  • Fish commission offers discount on licenses for 2015
  • Wow, you can really get blind-sided when you are not paying attention. I’ve been so busy with the current hunting seasons and getting ready for trapping that I have missed a lot of great fishing news. First off, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission ..
  • Ellwood City Ledger
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  • 10/24/2014 3:52:58 AM
  • Channel, flathead latest ‘hot’ fish on Susquehanna River
  • That species is the often-underappreciated channel catfish. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission certainly recognizes the popularity of channel catfish by anglers as a sportfish and for its popularity as table fare. As such, the agency has developed a
  • Republican And Herald
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  • 10/19/2014 3:37:25 AM
  • Fish salvage work at Lake Jean concludes
  • The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission wrapped up its final week of fish salvage work at Lake Jean in Ricketts Glen State Park. The lake is scheduled to be drawn down this spring for repairs to the dam control tower. PFBC crews kept nets in the water ..
  • Times-Leader
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  • 10/19/2014 2:04:22 AM
  • Catching Giant Salmon and Celebrating the World’s Most Valuable Fish
  • Celebrations Across the Atlantic The banquet in Aberdeen was held in the wake of a gathering the week before on the other side of the Atlantic in Pennsylvania, USA. Here a group of anglers who have fished the Hofsá, Iceland for several decades were reunite
  • fishandfly.com
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  • 10/17/2014 7:50:20 AM
  • Video: Fishing season underway on the Salmon River
  • "It's the best fly fishing experience for salmon and steelhead species in the country," says Colleen Shevokas, who travels from Pennsylvania to Pulaski every October. Shevokas says it's not just the experienced anglers that are reeling in the big fish.
  • LocalSYR
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  • 10/13/2014 6:03:32 PM
  • Pennsylvania fishing commission wants to reel in people with price drop
  • From the food you purchase at the grocery store to the cost of a new car or truck, it seems like everything continues to climb in price. One item that won't be increasing in cost for 2015 is a Pennsylvania fishing license. In fact, the Pennsylvania Fish ..
  • Lehigh Valley Live
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  • 10/12/2014 12:28:17 PM
  • Mercury in Fish Linked to High Blood Pressure
  • "Many Americans can safely enjoy eating fish as a regular part of their diet to achieve the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids," said Penny Kris-Etherton, distinguished professor of nutrition at Pennsylvania State University and a member of the ...
  • Medicine Net
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  • 10/12/2014 5:47:25 AM
  • Researchers hope fish oil can curb antisocial behavior
  • A University of Pennsylvania professor who studies psychopaths has found hope for improving human behavior in a surprising place: fish oil. A new study led by Adrian Raine, a psychologist in Penn's criminology department, found giving children a fruit ...
  • Philadelphia Daily News
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  • 10/12/2014 2:48:27 AM
  • Fish and Boat Commission approves 2015-16 budget
  • The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) approved a proposed 2015-16 budget containing $50.7 million in revenue and $59.8 million in expenditures at its meeting last week at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Wharton Township.
  • Herald Standard
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  • 10/12/2014 1:58:21 AM
  • Fish and Boat Commission support Susquehanna River smallmouth study
  • The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) voted to support a study into a bacterial infection that is killing smallmouth bass in the Susquehanna River among other business at last week's meeting at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Wharton Township.
  • Herald Standard
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  • 10/12/2014 1:58:21 AM
  • Emily A. Reed-Tyler E. Fish
  • Jr. and Kimberly D. Fish, all of Westminster. The bride-to-be is a 2010 graduate of Winters Mill High School and a 2013 graduate of The Art Institute of York, Pennsylvania. She is an assistant planner in sportswear at Jos. A. Bank in Hampstead. The groom .
  • Carroll County Times
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  • 10/10/2014 5:59:56 PM
  • Fishing license fee cut aims to generate cash for Fish and Boat Commission
  • The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission wants you to pick up a rod and reel. And it’s cutting the price of its fishing licenses to get you to do it in hopes of bolstering the billions spent by anglers in the state each year. But there’s another ...
  • Central Penn Business Journal
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  • 10/10/2014 1:42:14 PM
  • Chinese captain dead in fishing clash in S. Korea
  • In 2011, one South Korean coast guard officer was killed in a clash with Chinese fishermen in South Korean waters. Pennsylvania Senate bypasses 11 p.m. reform rule The Pennsylvania state Senate is debating whether to bypass a good-government rule that it .
  • New Jersey Herald
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  • 10/9/2014 11:30:24 PM
  • Pennsylvania Man Sets Delaware Fishing Record
  • LEWES, Del. - A Pennsylvania man has set a new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament with a 17.1-pound fish, DNREC officials confirmed today. David Walker, of Boothwyn, Pa., says he caught the sheepshead on September 29 in the lower ...
  • WBOC
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  • 10/8/2014 9:58:31 PM
  • Fishing License Fees Going Down
  • For the first time in its history, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) will reduce the price of annual fishing licenses next season, a promotional move agency leaders say is intended to highlight the sport’s affordability to families and ...
  • rocket-courier.com
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  • 10/8/2014 9:22:44 PM
  • What a catch! Man who helps kids fish reels in TODAY's #SmallActs prize
  • A Pennsylvania man’s efforts to refurbish fishing equipment and teach kids how to use it has helped him reel in a $50,000 prize as the winner of TODAY’s #SmallActs contest. The initiative began as a way for Dale Ortmann to share his love of fishing on ...
  • Today.com
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  • 10/8/2014 12:47:20 PM
  • Pennsylvania anglers catch a break: lower fishing license fees
  • Pennsylvania is holding a discount sale on 2015 fishing licenses. For the first time in its history, the state Fish and Boat Commission approved a reduction in the annual fishing license fee. Commission spokesman Eric Levis said Monday that the $1 ...
  • 69 WFMZ TV News
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  • 10/6/2014 3:55:49 PM
  • Pennsylvania anglers catch a break: discounted fishing licenses for 2015
  • HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is holding a discount sale on 2015 fishing licenses. For the first time in its history, the state Fish & Boat Commission approved a reduction in the annual fishing license fee. Commission spokesman Eric Levis said ...
  • Central Pennsylvania
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  • 10/6/2014 1:46:58 PM
  • Pennsylvania trims 2015 fishing license fees for residents, non-residents
  • HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania — Pennsylvania is holding a discount sale on 2015 fishing licenses. For the first time in its history, the state Fish & Boat Commission approved a reduction in the annual fishing license fee. Commission spokesman Eric Levis said ..
  • The Republic
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  • 10/6/2014 12:42:33 PM
  • Baseball, fishing, and other passions
  • The characters in this book, which takes place in central Pennsylvania, revolve around Grimes. There is Hal Smeedly, Grimes’ best friend who turns him on to his second passion in life, fly fishing. Side note: for the second straight book, a man named Hal .
  • The Tampa Tribune
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  • 10/6/2014 1:29:40 AM
  • Fishing in the fall
  • Despite all of the hunting opportunities on the horizon, it doesn’t mean the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is closing up shop for the for the year. They’ve been as busy as ever. Last week the agency began its fall stockings, releasing 83,300 ...
  • Times-Leader
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  • 10/5/2014 6:24:21 AM

Pennsylvania Guides/Outfitters

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Pennsylvania Fishing Clubs

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Pennsylvania Weather

Scranton, PA (18517)

Updated on 16:57 PM

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46°F 

Feels like: 46°F

Wind:70° 3 Kt
Humidity:63% 
Dew Point:34°F
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Sunrise: 07:33 AM 

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