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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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Find any of the 8304 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.


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.

  • Bill targets state Fish and Boat chief
  • HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Legislature is working to create an eight-year term limit for the job of Fish and Boat Commission executive director in a bid to oust the current head of the agency. The move comes in response to a dispute over Fish and Boat .
  • The Daily Item
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  • 3/18/2018 11:49:00 PM
  • House nears vote on bill targeting fish and boat chief
  • The $22.90 basic cost of a fishing license in Pennsylvania hasn’t increased since 2005. Adjusted for inflation, he estimates that the cost of license would be over $37. While the license costs haven’t increased, the agency’s cost of doing business ...
  • The Tribune-Democrat
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  • 3/17/2018 4:17:00 AM
  • The Bassmaster Classic is happening now
  • Now relocated to western Pennsylvania. He has fished, worked, lived all around the US. He has a B.S. in Zoology from Oklahoma State as well... And he met his wife while electrofishing. He has been contributing weekly to since 2011.
  • Take Me Fishing
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  • 3/16/2018 4:15:00 PM
  • Every Person Has a Story: ‘Fish warden’ wants to protect, serve
  • Lauer is working as a waterways conservation officer for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission since July 2016. He covers all of Tioga County and western Lycoming County. Lauer grew up on the banks of Pine Creek near Jersey Shore, but his “stomping ...
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  • 3/8/2018 4:00:00 PM
  • Pennsylvania waterway soiled by 100K gallon manure spill
  • LANCASTER, Pa. - About 100,000 gallons of manure have spilled into two streams in Pennsylvania, killing fish in the area but not posing a threat to the water quality. LNP newspaper reports a manure storage facility failure at a farm in Sadsbury Township ..
  • InfoTel
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  • 3/8/2018 2:38:00 PM
  • Learn How to Catch Bullheads with these Fishing Methods
  • Born in Florida, but raised on the banks of Oklahoma farm ponds. Now relocated to western Pennsylvania. He has fished, worked, lived all around the US. He has a B.S. in Zoology from Oklahoma State as well... And he met his wife while electrofishing.
  • Take Me Fishing
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  • 3/6/2018 10:36:00 PM
  • Inaugural Take Me Fishing First Events Announced
  • The events will take place in urban areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, and will focus on bringing on-the-water experiences to families and youth, helping to develop the next generation of anglers and boaters. “We’re seeing fishing and boating ...
  • Live Shark Tracking
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  • 3/6/2018 9:08:00 PM
  • PA Fish & Boat Commission to Hold Sportsmen's Forum in Philadelphia
  • "A Sportsmen's Forum – How Resource First and Anglers and Boaters Can Help Shape the Future of Fishing and Boating in Pennsylvania" will be held on: "Declining fishing license sales and boat registration fees coupled with increasing costs make it ...
  • The Business Journals
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  • 3/6/2018 3:05:00 PM
  • Fish fries offer up new and old dishes to support mission
  • For many Christians, Lent is a sacred time on the religious calendar. And around Western Pennsylvania, Lent also is a time when fire halls and church social halls come alive with all the fixins of a fish fry. The old wives' tale of an ancient pope wanting
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  • 3/6/2018 3:00:00 AM
  • First Catch Centers Events Announced
  • The events will take place in urban areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, and will focus on bringing on-the-water experiences to families and youth, helping to develop the next generation of anglers and boaters. “We’re seeing fishing and boating ...
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  • 3/2/2018 6:54:00 AM
  • Top March Fishing in Pennsylvania
  • The snow we’d hoped to have but didn’t get for the rifle deer season had finally fallen a few weeks ago. But its days were already numbered. Oh, it was hanging on wherever there was shade, but was slowly receding everywhere else. And we had the bug.
  • Game & Fish
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  • 2/26/2018 6:03:00 PM
  • Smartphone option coming for Pennsylvania fishing-license buyers
  • Pennsylvania anglers will be able to buy their fishing licenses on their smartphones through a new vendor contract signed by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. They'll be able to retain the license images on their devices as proof of purchase.
  • The Patriot-News
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  • 2/26/2018 2:04:00 PM
  • Fly Fishing Lessons from a Twenty-Inch Trout
  • This stream, a Pennsylvania freestone with significant spring influences, gets fished hard under normal circumstances. During a “hatch” that you could set a watch to, it was crowded to the point of deterrence. I would have been deterred, except for the ...
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  • 2/19/2018 2:05:00 PM
  • March Hot Spots for Pennsylvania Trout
  • Some sections of Pennsylvania trout streams are open outside the regular season in March, and have excellent fishing. There’s an engrained notion that “fishing season” kicks off with the traditional April opening of trout season. This is changing as ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 2/13/2018 8:31:00 PM
  • Philadelphia’s new spot for fresh fish is … in a school?
  • There are only between 75 and 100 CSFs in North America and no pre-existing ones in Pennsylvania, according to the website Fishadelphia, which dished its first weekly shipment last Friday, also stands out because it’s co-run by students ...
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  • 2/13/2018 7:56:00 PM
  • Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission fishing for funding advice
  • The state Fish and Boat Commission has been tightening its belt for years, but most anglers haven’t felt the pinch. Staff continue to raise and stock 3.2 million trout per year, support co-op nurseries that raise additional trout, oversee industrial ...
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on
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  • 2/11/2018 5:19:00 AM
  • Recipe: Simply Delicious BBQ Salmon
  • As we recently reported in our article Weekly Fish Consumption Tied to Better Sleep and Higher IQ, a new study out of the University of Pennsylvania found a link between eating fish and improved sleep as well as higher levels of intelligence, which can be
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  • 2/9/2018 2:22:00 PM
  • For some at Pennsylvania tournament, call of ice fishing is irresistible
  • JAMESTOWN, Pa. — Anyone who likes to go fishing has one of those days from time to time, and a recent Saturday was one of those days. After nearly seven hours on the frozen surface of Pymatuning Reservoir, Jim Diehl of Curtisville didn’t mince his words.
  • Outdoor News
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  • 2/8/2018 8:14:00 PM
  • Research Proves Eating Fish Improves Intelligence and Sleep Quality
  • Eating fish improves intelligence and quality of sleep. This fact has now been proven by new research. New research at the University of Pennsylvania has connected Omega-3 fatty acids and fish oils to better intelligence and sleep. All three factors have .
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  • 2/8/2018 7:22:00 AM

Pennsylvania Guides/Outfitters

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Pennsylvania Fishing Clubs

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