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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.

  • Berks fishing and hunting: Nov. 21
  • Many anglers are winterizing their boats and waiting for the ice fishing season. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission stocked trout in Antietam Lake Nov. 13 as part of its winter stocking program; Kaercher Creek Lake is scheduled for trout stocking ..
  • Reading Eagle
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  • 11/20/2014 11:59:20 PM
  • Fishing licenses going down $1
  • State residents will save $1 on a fishing license in 2015, a discount the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission hopes will spark an increase in license sales. Beginning Dec. 1, fishing licenses will cost $21.70 for residents ages 16 and older. Anglers can
  • The Times Tribune
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  • 11/20/2014 1:00:46 PM
  • Cost of fishing licenses going down
  • About 850,000 people bought licenses to fish in Pennsylvania this year, down from a peak of 1.2 million in 1990. “We can’t continue down the path of using the same business model,” Arway said. “This is an experiment.” If license sales increase by ...
  • Standard Speaker
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  • 11/20/2014 8:28:45 AM
  • State lowers price of fishing licenses
  • About 850,000 people bought licenses to fish in Pennsylvania this year, down from a peak of 1.2 million in 1990. “We can’t continue down the path of using the same business model,” Arway said. “This is an experiment.” If license sales increase by ...
  • Citizen's Voice
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  • 11/20/2014 8:00:07 AM
  • Follow the Fish lights the way with ‘Ignite 2015'
  • The WaterFire Providence draws in 30,000 people a year. The lighting of the water is also done in Sharon Pennsylvania which draws in 15,000 people a year. Since its inception, Follow the Fish has put 87 fish sculptures around Lorain County, Perch said.
  • The Morning Journal
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  • 11/10/2014 5:55:58 AM
  • RICK METHOT: More fish to join season’s winter stocking in New Jersey
  • One year I fished the opening day of trout season in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York and didn’t catch a thing. I attribute that dismal result to my lack of expertise and fishing with flies rather than real meat, and the fact that in two states the ..
  • The Trentonian
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  • 11/9/2014 12:42:11 AM
  • Glorious little fish glistens in Pocono ponds
  • The blue-spotted sunfish, Enneacanthus gloriosus, is one of 17 species of sunfish found in Pennsylvania. They are represented by a group of fish including the ubiquitous bluegill, but also the largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, white crappie, black crappie
  • Pocono Record
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  • 11/7/2014 11:53:16 PM
  • Saltwater Fishing Reports for Nov. 7
  • Harold Case of Roslyn, Pennsylvania was the only angler to win with a sea bass. Lawrenson said they will stop sailing until the opening of the six-fish blackfish season on Nov. 16. Bill Bannon has set the bar a little bit higher with his 39-pound striped .
  • Courier Post
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  • 11/7/2014 1:13:12 AM
  • Fish report, Nov. 7
  • Stripers continue to bite at Blue Marsh Lake. Crappie fishing has been slow on area lakes. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has released results from a spring walleye survey at Tuscarora Lake. Bottom line: Tuscarora has an abundant walleye ...
  • Reading Eagle
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  • 11/6/2014 11:54:27 PM
  • 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

Pennsylvania Guides/Outfitters

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Pennsylvania Fishing Clubs

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Pennsylvania Weather

Scranton, PA (18517)

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Wind:220° 1 Kt
Humidity:57% 
Dew Point:26°F
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