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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.

  • Project hosting family fishing event
  • The Stonycreek-Conemaugh River Improvement Project, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, will hold a family fishing program from 1 to 5 p.m. June 4 at the Quemahoning Family Recreation Area at the Quemahoning Reservoir.
  • tribdem.com
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  • 5/26/2017 4:14:00 AM
  • May 28 is a fish for free day in Pennsylvania
  • Families and friends visiting Pennsylvania’s popular outdoor spots over the Memorial Day holiday weekend can enjoy a day of free fishing. The Sunday of Memorial Day weekend — May 28 — marks the first of two free fishing days in the Commonwealth.
  • Goerie
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  • 5/24/2017 1:39:00 PM
  • Miranda Ludwig follows the fish
  • CAMMAL — Streamlined silvery sheen Steelhead are a sought-after sport fish in the North. Lake Erie and its tributaries in Pennsylvania are stocked with these beauties. For one former Pennsylvania resident, it was over the state-boarder where she found ...
  • Lockhaven The Express
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  • 5/24/2017 4:15:00 AM
  • Need a Fly Fishing Vacation? Here are 500,000 Reasons to Fish Pennsylvania
  • Every year, Pennsylvania stocks 3.15 million trout in their state’s native waters. First off, that’s a whole lot of trout. It’s no wonder that Pennsylvania is top fly fishing vacation getaway for many across the country. However, this year, the state ...
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 5/23/2017 4:07:00 PM
  • ODU Magazines Top Articles April/May 2017
  • Our March/April edition is still being viewed 20 – 50 times a day = http://www.odumagazine.com/odu-magazines-early-spring-fishing-2017-edition-is-now-available/ #2 Is about a record black crappie caught in Pennsylvania – http://www.odumagazine.com ...
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  • 5/23/2017 12:24:00 PM
  • 2017 Family Fishing Festival at Bald Eagle State Park
  • HOWARD — The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has scheduled this year’s Family Fishing Festival at Bald Eagle State Park for Sunday, June 11 from 3 to 7 p.m. at pavilion No. 6 and No. 7 for families to learn fishing skills and enjoy fishing.
  • The Progress
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  • 5/22/2017 10:47:00 PM
  • Best places to fish in Lehigh Valley
  • Here are some good ones Lehigh Valley anglers have a rich assortment of good fishing spots to choose from. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat commission lists area rivers and lakes as some of Pennsylvania's best fishing waters, including the Little Lehigh ...
  • The Morning Call
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  • 5/22/2017 5:03:00 PM
  • Meet the Winner of Our “Citron” Hydros SL Reel Giveaway
  • This morning, I hit the “Choose a random winner” button on our prize widget, and it spit out the name of our winner: Andrew Bower of Wrightsville, Pennsylvania. I asked Andrew for a short fly-fishing bio, and here’s what he sent: I have been a loyal ...
  • orvis.com
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  • 5/22/2017 4:16:00 PM
  • VIDEO: Fish-for-Free Day
  • The Sunday of Memorial Day weekend, is a Fish-for-Free Day, courtesy of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. The other is July 4 — when residents and non-residents alike can fish without a license.
  • The Morning Call
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  • 5/21/2017 9:17:00 PM
  • Outdoors Report: PA Fly Fishing Museum
  • (WHTM)- Central Pennsylvania is definitely a hot bed for fly fishing. With all the famous trout streams in the area, it’s no wonder there is such a rich history here and the home of so many fly fishing icons. Preserving this heritage is the aim of the ...
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  • 5/21/2017 4:55:00 PM
  • Fish for Free Day offers an opportunity for anyone to cast a line
  • For more information on Fish for Free Day, call the PFBC Northeast Region Office at 570-477-2206. There’s one thing the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission can’t do for those interested in giving fishing a try — cast. Other than that, the agency ...
  • Times-Leader
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  • 5/20/2017 4:53:00 PM
  • 72-Year-Old Man Dies While Fishing at Central Pennsylvania Lake
  • A coroner says a 72-year-old fisherman drowned in a central Pennsylvania lake after first suffering a heart problem that caused him to fall and break his neck. Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees ruled Thursday that 72-year-old William Stone drowned.
  • NBC Philadelphia
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  • 5/19/2017 11:22:00 PM
  • Fish-for-Free Days offered by state
  • Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone, residents and non-residents, to legally fish in Pennsylvania without a fishing license from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. “Fish-for-Free days offer an easy, convenient way to introduce friends and family to the sport of ...
  • Beaver County Times
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  • 5/19/2017 8:09:00 AM
  • Pennsylvania's first Fish-for-Free day set
  • The Sunday of Memorial Day weekend - May 28 - will be the first chance for anglers to fish for free in Pennsylvania this year. Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone - residents and non-residents - to legally fish in Pennsylvania without a fishing license The ...
  • Derrick
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  • 5/19/2017 5:56:00 AM
  • Fish agency to use catfish to attract new anglers
  • So now there’s an effort underway to combine them. Fishing programs, that is. This summer, the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission will sponsor two fishing programs centered around catfish and meant to get people “doing what we want them to be doing ...
  • Outdoor News
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  • 5/15/2017 10:16:00 AM
  • Fishing for fun and learning
  • Owens was one of five students from the New Story School in DuBois who were taking part in the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s SMART Angler Program, courtesy of the Allegheny Mountain Chapter of Trout Unlimited. Kutskel, of DuBois, the president ..
  • Courier-Express
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  • 5/14/2017 3:09:00 PM
  • Frye: Fishing license rules could change
  • Fish in Pennsylvania and you have got to visibly display your license by attaching it to your hat, shirt, life jacket or something similar. But that could change. Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission sells about 15 percent of its licenses online.
  • PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
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  • 5/14/2017 2:15:00 AM
  • Susquehanna, Juniata river bass fishing rule under review
  • (WHTM) — After a series of public meetings, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is now reviewing a proposed change to bass fishing regulations on the lower Susquehanna and Juniata rivers. The commission was seeking input on a current proposal to ...
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  • 5/12/2017 2:17:00 PM
  • Press Clips Week 18-2017
  • Two space-related events on opposite ends of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington last week had varying degrees of sizzle and substance. On Monday, President Trump hosted a video call in the Oval Office with NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fisher on ..
  • Space Safety Magazine
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  • 5/8/2017 6:57:00 PM
  • Fishing event huge success
  • The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission recently conducted a tiger musky survey, where they netted a 46-inch specimen along with a number 30 inches plus. I spoke to the biologist who led the survey and his one comment made us all feel good.
  • Republican And Herald
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  • 5/5/2017 4:13:00 AM
  • Lake Erie Trifecta: Catch More Smallies, Walleyes, Perch
  • Lake Erie fishing is one of the most significant angling options in both Pennsylvania and Ohio, summoning folks from far distances seeking its bountiful rewards. From a fish population standpoint, all three premier species appear to be in good shape.
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 5/4/2017 5:45:00 PM
  • Trick of light: How the hatchetfish hides
  • a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania and lead author of a study published by the Journal of the Royal Society Interface. “The fish found a way to both simultaneously have this mirror-like property in ambient light, and a stealth technology when .
  • thehindu.com
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  • 5/4/2017 12:51:00 AM
  • Smallmouth Bass Fishing Adventure
  • Lake Erie in Pennsylvania is home to some of the BEST smallmouth bass fishing in the nation. Erie also has multiple attractions and is a great vacation spot this summer. A Smallmouth Bass Fishing Adventure is one of the many things you can experience while
  • bassonline.com
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  • 5/3/2017 5:05:00 PM
  • Free fishing skills clinics for families begin Saturday
  • Anyone wanting to learn to what fishing is all about can get in on the action at any of a half-dozen Family Fishing Festivals offered by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission in May and June. The first will run from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 6 ...
  • Central Pennsylvania
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  • 5/3/2017 2:10:00 PM

Pennsylvania Guides/Outfitters

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Pennsylvania Fishing Clubs

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