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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.

  • Fish and boat commission plans Family Fishing Festivals
  • Harrisburg>> Families can learn to fish at Family Fishing Festivals sponsored this spring by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. The nearest are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 3 at Pinchot Lake in Gifford Pinchot State Park, York County, and 4 to 8 p.m. on
  • Public Opinion
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  • 4/18/2014 3:15:14 PM
  • Family Fishing Trout Program Scheduled at Fuller Lake
  • Join the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) on Tuesday, May 6, at Fuller Lake, Cumberland County, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. for a trout fishing program geared for families who want to learn fishing skills and enjoy fishing.
  • NorthCentralPA
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  • 4/17/2014 11:41:41 AM
  • Fish die-offs attract seagulls to Harveys Lake
  • There's nothing fishy about the large number of small dead fish washing up on the shores of Harveys Lake recently. These fish, a species called alewife that isn't native to the lake, are dying off for seasonal reasons. Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
  • Citizen's Voice
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  • 4/15/2014 12:27:00 PM
  • Anglers Head For Favorite Fishing Spots As Trout Season Opens
  • HARRISBURG (AP) — After a long, cold and snowy winter, Pennsylvania anglers are heading to their favorite fishing holes Saturday for the statewide opening of trout season. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has stocked lakes and streams with 3.2 ...
  • CBS Pittsburgh
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  • 4/12/2014 5:09:44 PM
  • Zane Grey Fishing Derby starts April 12
  • Coinciding with the opening day of trout season in Pennsylvania and Pike County’s 200th anniversary, the first-ever Zane Grey Catch-and-Release Fishing Derby will begin April 12 and runs through July 6. The tournament is open to all anglers with no pre ...
  • News Eagle
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  • 4/12/2014 12:44:52 PM
  • Annual angler army arrives… finally fishing season
  • For all of the talk about younger generations not embracing hunting and fifishing traditions that mean so much to the Pennsylvania Wilds, we still get a good inflflux of anglers for the opening day of trout season. This year is no exception.
  • Endeavor News
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  • 4/11/2014 11:55:57 AM
  • Youth fishing day
  • Next Mentored Youth Fishing Day in Pennsylvania will be held May 10 on designated waters from 8 am to 7:30 pm. Lyman Lake in Potter County, Hamlin Lake in Smethport and Hamilton Lake in Tioga County are among the sites. You must be an online ...
  • Endeavor News
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  • 4/11/2014 11:05:51 AM
  • This Fish Crawled Out of the Water…and Into Creationists' Nightmares
  • And now, PBS has adapted Your Inner Fish as a three-part series (you can watch the first installment here), using the irrepressible Shubin as a narrator who romps from Pennsylvania roadsides to the melting Arctic in search of fossils that ...
  • Mother Jones
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  • 4/11/2014 9:54:16 AM
  • Fishing opens statewide in Pennsylvania this weekend
  • You couldn't ask for a better weekend to get out fishing than what is predicted for this Saturday and Sunday. While we've been fishing in the Lehigh Valley and Southeastern Pennsylvania since March 29, and in New Jersey since last Saturday, the ...
  • The Morning Call
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  • 4/11/2014 2:08:58 AM
  • Fishing opens statewide in Pennsylvania this weekend
  • You couldn't ask for a better weekend to get out fishing than what is predicted for this Saturday and Sunday. While we've been fishing in the Lehigh Valley and Southeastern Pennsylvania since March 29, and in New Jersey since last Saturday, the rest of ...
  • Allentown Morning Call
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  • 4/11/2014 2:08:58 AM
  • Zane Grey Catch-and-Release Fishing Derby opens April 12
  • LACKAWAXEN – Coinciding with the opening day of trout season in Pennsylvania and Pike County’s 200th anniversary, the first-ever Zane Grey Catch-and-Release Fishing Derby begins April 12 and runs through July 6. The event is in conjunction ...
  • News Eagle
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  • 4/10/2014 7:28:07 PM
  • Pump-n-Pantry Kicks Off Trout Fishing Season
  • CITGO retailer plans special promotions on opening day. CITGO Retailer Pump-n-Pantry is partnering with the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission (PFBC) to thank loyal customers and to keep trout anglers coming back. On April 12, the opening day ...
  • Convenience Store Decisions
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  • 4/9/2014 1:45:42 PM
  • Pump-n-Pantry Helps Kick Off Trout Fishing Season
  • MONTROSE, Pa. -- Pump-n-Pantry is hoping to reel in customers with the start of the trout fishing season in Pennsylvania. On April 12, the opening day of trout fishing season, the 17 Pump-n-Pantry locations in northern Pennsylvania, including four CITGO ..
  • CSNews
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  • 4/7/2014 12:00:42 PM
  • Slate Run Tackle Shop offers free youth fishing license, class
  • SLATE RUN - The Slate Run Tackle Shop in Lycoming County is one of two businesses in Pennsylvania that is offering to pay the $2.70 fee to allow children ages 15 and younger to get a voluntary youth fishing license.
  • Sun Gazette
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  • 4/6/2014 4:59:33 AM
  • Talking trout with the fish boss
  • It’s tough to catch up with Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission executive director John Arway this time of year. With winter finally giving way to spring, Arway is either on the water casting a line, on the road meeting anglers, or in ...
  • The Weekender
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  • 4/6/2014 4:09:26 AM
  • Talking trout with the fish boss
  • It’s tough to catch up with Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission executive director John Arway this time of year. With winter finally giving way to spring, Arway is either on the water casting a line, on the road meeting anglers, or in Harrisburg ...
  • Times-Leader
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  • 4/6/2014 1:24:48 AM
  • Outdoors notebook: Kids' fishing events for a fun trout opening
  • State Fish and Boat Commission regulations apply. Details 412-486-9700. In Washington County, California University of Pennsylvania will sponsor the annual Pike Run Youth Fishing Festival 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 19 at Rotary Park, off Route 88 ...
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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  • 4/5/2014 11:15:57 PM
  • Kids and fishing go together
  • The meeting place is Janesville Dam at noon. To participate in the Mentored Youth Trout Days anglers 16 years of age or older (adult anglers) must possess a valid Pennsylvania Fishing License and current Trout/Salmon Permit and be accompanied by ...
  • Courier-Express
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  • 4/5/2014 10:33:00 PM
  • Week one fishing report
  • But the trout we managed to catch were larger than those customarily caught in Pennsylvania waters. FISHING PHOTO CONTEST While you’re catching fish, take a photo of two of them in a creative manner, then enter them in BoatUS’s photo contest that runs ...
  • Examiner
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  • 4/5/2014 8:31:18 PM

Pennsylvania Guides/Outfitters

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Pennsylvania Fishing Clubs

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Pennsylvania Weather

Harrisburg, PA (17101)

Updated on 10:53 AM

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60°F 

Feels like: 60°F

Wind:110° 7 Kt
Humidity:39% 
Dew Point:35°F
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Sunrise: 06:18 AM 

Sunset: 07:47 PM 

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Trend: Waning Gibbous 

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