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2023 PENNSYLVANIA FISHING LICENSES, PERMITS, AND GIFT VOUCHERS ARE ON SALE BEGINNING DECEMBER 1!

12/01/2022
2023 Pennsylvania Fishing License, Permits, and Gift Vouchers are on Sale Beginning December 1!

NO INVASIVE CARP eDNA DETECTED IN FOLLOW-UP SAMPLING IN PRESQUE ISLE BAY

11/30/2022
No Invasive Carp eDNA Detected in Follow-Up Sampling in Presque Isle Bay

PFBC BOATING ADVISORY BOARD TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING ON DECEMBER 5

11/30/2022
PFBC Boating Advisory Board to Hold Special Meeting on December 5

MATAMORAS ACCESS IN PIKE COUNTY TO BE CLOSED TEMPORARILY FOR IMPROVEMENTS

11/10/2022
Matamoras Access in Pike County to be Closed Temporarily for Improvements

SWEPPENHISER HONORED AS PENNSYLVANIA BOATING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OF THE YEAR

11/08/2022
Sweppenhiser Honored as Pennsylvania Boating Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

COLD WEATHER LIFE JACKET REQUIREMENT BEGINS NOVEMBER 1

11/01/2022
Cold Weather Life Jacket Requirement Begins November 1

NEW ZEALAND MUDSNAIL RESPONSE PLAN ACTIVATED AT TWO STATE FISH HATCHERIES

10/27/2022
New Zealand Mudsnail Response Plan Activated at Two State Fish Hatcheries

FISHING REGULATIONS TO BE LIFTED AT BELMONT LAKE IN WAYNE COUNTY

10/26/2022
Fishing Regulations to be Lifted at Belmont Lake in Wayne County

PFBC ENCOURAGES SAFETY WHILE FISHING AND BOATING DURING THE COLD WEATHER MONTHS, ADDS SEVERAL STREAMS TO TROUT SLOT LIMIT PROGRAMS, AND INCLUDES INVASIVE SNAKEHEADS ON THE LIST OF SPECIES THAT MAY BE HARVESTED THROUGH BOWFISHING

10/24/2022
PFBC Encourages Safety While Fishing and Boating During the Cold Weather Months, Adds Several Streams to Trout Slot Limit Programs, and Includes Invasive Snakeheads on the List of Species that May be Harvested Through Bowfishing

Courtesy Boat Docks to be Removed for Winter at Walbut Creek and North East Marinas

10/19/2022
COURTESY BOAT DOCKS TO BE REMOVED FOR WINTER AT WALNUT CREEK AND NORTH EAST MARINAS

PFBC QUARTERLY MEETING TO BE HELD ON OCTOBER 24

10/18/2022
PFBC Quarterly Meeting to be Held on October 24

PFBC NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE CLEAN VESSEL ACT GRANT PROGRAM

10/17/2022
PFBC Now Accepting Applications for the Clean Vessel Act Grant Program

PUBLIC BOAT DOCKS TO BE REMOVED FOR WINTER AT LAKE WALLENPAUPACK, HARVEYS LAKE

10/13/2022
Public Boat Docks to be Removed for Winter at Lake Wallenpaupack, Harveys Lake

AMITY HALL ACCESS IN PERRY COUNTY TO BE CLOSED TEMPORARILY FOR IMPROVEMENTS

10/06/2022
Amity Hall Access in Perry County to be Closed Temporarily for Improvements

PFBC TO BEGIN BLUE CATFISH RESTORATION IN THE OHIO RIVER

10/04/2022
PFBC to Begin Blue Catfish Restoration in the Ohio River

PFBC SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR ERIE ACCESS IMPROVEMENT GRANT PROGRAM

10/03/2022
PFBC Seeks Applicants for Erie Access Improvement Grant Program

PFBC SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR BOATING FACILITY GRANT PROGRAM

10/03/2022
PFBC Seeks Applicants for Boating Facility Grant Program

FALL, WINTER TROUT STOCKING TO BEGIN OCTOBER 3!

09/29/2022
Fall, Winter Trout Stocking to Begin October 3!

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF NATIONAL HUNTING AND FISHING DAY TO BE CELEBRATED THIS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24!

09/22/2022
50th Anniversary of National Hunting and Fishing Day to be Celebrated this Saturday, September 24!

MIDDLETOWN ACCESS IN DAUPHIN COUNTY TO BE CLOSED TEMPORARILY FOR IMPROVEMENTS

09/15/2022
Middletown Access in Dauphin County to be Closed Temporarily for Improvements

WALKER ACCESS IN JUNIATA COUNTY TO BE CLOSED TEMPORARILY FOR IMPROVEMENTS

09/15/2022
Walker Access in Juniata County to be Closed Temporarily for Improvements

PFBC PROVIDES UPDATE ON UPCOMING MEETING TO DISCUSS PROPOSED AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES PREVENTION MEASURES

09/13/2022
PFBC Provides Update on Upcoming Meeting to Discuss Proposed Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Measures

GRANT FUNDING AVAILABLE TO IMPROVE WATERSHEDS IN BERKS, LEBANON COUNTIES

09/08/2022
Grant Funding Available to Improve Watersheds in Berks, Lebanon Counties

ROSSTON ACCESS IN ARMSTRONG COUNTY TO BE CLOSED TEMPORARILY FOR IMPROVEMENTS

08/24/2022
Rosston Access in Armstrong County to be Closed Temporarily for Improvements

PFBC BOARD GIVES FINAL APPROVAL TO PROPOSED FEE ADJUSTMENTS

08/18/2022
PFBC Board Gives Final Approval to Proposed Fee Adjustments

PROPOSED STOCKING AUTHORIZATION AND ENHANCED PROTECTIONS AGAINST SPREAD OF AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES TO BE DISCUSSED AT COMMITTEE MEETING, PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED

08/16/2022
Proposed Stocking Authorization and Enhanced Protections Against Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species to be Discussed at Committee Meeting, Public Comment Period Extended

PFBC TO HOLD SPECIAL COMMISSION MEETING ON AUGUST 18

08/15/2022
PFBC to Hold Special Commission Meeting on August 18

PFBC AWARDS GRANTS TO SUPPORT EDUCATION PROGRAMS

08/08/2022
PFBC Awards Grants to Support Education Programs

GRANT FUNDING AWARDED TO RAYSTOWN, SOMERSET LAKE HABITAT PROJECTS

08/05/2022
Grant Funding Awarded to Raystown, Somerset Lake Habitat Projects

WATERWAYS CONSERVATION OFFICER PRESENTED WITH LIFESAVING AWARD

08/04/2022
Waterways Conservation Officer Presented with Lifesaving Award
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