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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.

  • Pocono family calendar for Friday, July 3
  • For general information, call 570-242-9923. Family Fishing Part 1 of 2: 1 to 2 p.m. July 10, Clymer Library Building, 115 Firehouse Road, Pocono Pines. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will teach kids ages 5 to 12 how to be a smart angler.
  • Pocono Record
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  • 7/2/2015 9:28:12 PM
  • Weekend full of fun set to commemorate Independence Day
  • Fish for free days allow anyone (resident or non-resident) to legally fish on Pennsylvania waterways on the designated days with no fishing license required (Trout/Salmon and Lake Erie permits are also not required).All other fishing regulations still appl
  • Bradford Era
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  • 7/1/2015 9:55:02 AM
  • Perch lure anglers onto Lake Erie
  • Once the schools of fish start coming through ... charters like the O Danny O have been the main driver of fishing-related income around Erie. Pennsylvania Angler & Boater magazine reported in 2011 that angler trips for yellow perch on Lake Erie launched .
  • Goerie
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  • 7/1/2015 3:57:07 AM
  • The Omni-Channel Moment in Bank Marketing Has Arrived
  • While Product, Price and Promotion are very important, but only if you are fishing where the fish are. And that’s only part of ... an M.S. in Management and Strategy from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of the Advanced Management College .
  • The Fincial Brand
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  • 7/1/2015 3:57:07 AM
  • Frog and Turtle Season Opens in State
  • Like all Pennsylvania amphibians and reptiles, these critters come under the jurisdiction of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission which sets ... like a laser on trips to the beach and saltwater fishing, crabbing, and clamming adventures, it’s ...
  • Main Line Media News
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  • 6/30/2015 2:06:46 PM
  • LOC Derby update
  • Fishing in the derby started June 13 ... Todd Bassett of Canton, Pennsylvania leads the Brown Trout Division with a 15-pound, 13-ounce fish weighed in Williamson. Oswego's Stephanie Burger is in sixth place with a 14-pound fish weighed at Larry's Oswego ..
  • The Palladium-Times
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  • 6/30/2015 3:58:19 AM
  • Fishing from a kayak requires some extra considerations
  • Anyone, Pennsylvania residents and non-residents, may fish Commonwealth waters that day for free meaning they don’t need a fishing license. The free program is intended to introduce friends and families to the sport of fishing. And it’s a convenient ...
  • Examiner
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  • 6/30/2015 1:56:37 AM
  • Second Fish-for-Free Day approaching
  • ... visiting Pennsylvania’s popular outdoor spots over the July 4 holiday weekend can enjoy a day of free fishing, thanks to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC). Independence Day marks the second of two free fishing days in the Commonwealth.
  • Daily American
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  • 6/29/2015 10:33:12 AM
  • Outdoors notebook: Grouse Society seeks forest changes
  • Bass fishing A bass tournament series that launched last summer ... Visit northcoastbass.com for information. Fish for Free The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will offer a “fish for free” day Saturday. From 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., anglers ...
  • PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
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  • 6/29/2015 2:12:07 AM
  • 7 things to do this week in Columbia, Gettysburg, Harrisburg and beyond
  • For more information, visit jacobuspa.com. Fish-for-Free Day: Gardners: Pennsylvania residents and non-residents are invited to legally fish with no fishing license on Pennsylvania's waterways from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. July 4, including various state parks
  • flipsidepa.com
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  • 6/29/2015 1:36:20 AM
  • OUTDOORS: Marion man patents trolling spoon
  • Whether fishing in a puddle in Pennsylvania as a youngster or casting in the deserts ... and it wasn’t long before they were sending text messages of their samples with fish hooked.” Adrienne said they will be promoting a contest as part of the product ...
  • Finger Lakes Times
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  • 6/28/2015 6:05:22 PM
  • Outdoor briefs for June 28
  • Today’s events Fish for Free Day, license fees are waived by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission for anglers 16 and older on all state waters open to public fishing, but all creel limits and regulations apply. 3D, 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., Seltzer Gun Club .
  • Republican And Herald
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  • 6/28/2015 4:07:50 AM
  • Outdoors notebook: Study says trout are in trouble
  • Two trout species are native to Pennsylvania. The state fish, the brook trout ... Wood said the return of native trout offers advantages that exceed fishing. “Every time we work in partnership to replant streamside areas; protect headwater habitats ...
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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  • 6/27/2015 11:57:18 PM
  • July 4th marks second Fish-for-Free Day
  • ... Pennsylvania’s popular outdoor spots over the July 4th holiday weekend can enjoy a day of free fishing, thanks to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC). Independence Day - Saturday, July 4 – marks the second of two free fishing days in ...
  • Times-Leader
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  • 6/26/2015 11:58:29 PM
  • Outdoors: Another look at Sunday hunting
  • I’d be interested in knowing what readers think about Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania. Drop me an email at bjsmall@comcast.net. Images of thousands of dead fish downstream from ... Doyle was out fishing on the Bay as well, enduring 20-knot winds and ...
  • The Sentinel Cumberlink
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  • 6/21/2015 9:59:44 AM
  • Sunday hunt ban from blue laws
  • Robert Godshall, R-Montgomery County, asked last week: If you can fish on Sunday, why can’t you hunt game on Sunday in Pennsylvania ... The Sunday ban on fishing fell in 1937. Lawmakers have chipped away at the blue laws in the decades since.
  • The Times Tribune
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  • 6/21/2015 8:05:12 AM
  • Sunday hunting ban one of the last blue laws still on books
  • Robert Godshall, R-53, Montgomery County, asked last week that if you can fish on Sunday, why can’t you hunt game on Sunday in Pennsylvania ... The Sunday ban on fishing fell in 1937. Lawmakers have chipped away at the blue laws in the decades since.
  • Standard Speaker
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  • 6/21/2015 7:58:03 AM
  • Wildlife: State also manages reptiles, snakes and amphibians
  • Most adults know that fishing requires a license issued by the state. In Pennsylvania, the licensing agent is the Fish and Boat Commission. According to the PFBC website, its mission is, “to protect, conserve and enhance the Commonwealth’s aquatic ...
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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  • 6/21/2015 4:01:50 AM
  • Frye: Cross Creek still shining
  • The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's area fisheries manager in Somerset ... The lake's panfish are doing well, too, if perhaps showing a bit more effects of all that fishing pressure. Depew said crews handled 1,510 bluegills, with a lot ...
  • PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
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  • 6/21/2015 12:55:43 AM
  • Marcus Hook hosts Father’s Day Fishing Derby on Sunday
  • The event is open to all ages, but all rules and regulations of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission apply. Anyone over the age of 16 needs a state fishing license. There is no entry fee to sign up. Call borough councilman Joe Flynn for more ...
  • Delaware County Daily Times
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  • 6/19/2015 10:33:44 PM
  • Kids with life-threatening illnesses, disabilities fish Oneida Lake for fun
  • It was all about getting the kids and their families out on the water for a fun morning of fishing on Oneida Lake ... A few traveled here from Pennsylvania. Rob Goffredo, of Bartel Bait and Tackle, helped organize the volunteer boaters who took the ...
  • Syracuse Post-Standard
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  • 6/19/2015 3:52:52 PM
  • The Fishing Line: Sea Bass, Shark Fishing Are 'In'
  • High school seniors pursuing fishing, environmental ... He threw back twice as many fish. Bob also caught the first croaker. Another Pennsylvania angler, Dave Overbeck of Plumsteadville, caught a 24 inch striper on a pink Chew-Chew teaser, while using ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 6/19/2015 12:25:17 PM
  • Jet boats, pontoons are popular vessels for aquatic activities this summer
  • Nuss said fishing enthusiasts are adding trolling motors, GPS devices and fish finders that offer ping-type alerts ... RELATED: For the foodie, a place for classes, gadgets and plenty to savor Pennsylvania law requires an operator's certificate for most ..
  • Central Penn Business Journal
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  • 6/19/2015 11:42:20 AM
  • Erie-area fishing report for weekend of June 19-21
  • Walleye fishing has been good off Ashtabula and Conneaut, which could indicate that the migratory walleye will soon be in Pennsylvania waters ... and slide out to 50 feet off Walnut Creek. Fish at 51 feet to 52 feet from the Presque Isle Lighthouse ...
  • Goerie
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  • 6/19/2015 4:04:12 AM

Pennsylvania Guides/Outfitters

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Pennsylvania Fishing Clubs

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Pennsylvania Weather

Erie, PA (16507)

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