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Jun 03, 2016, 13:40 ET PA Bass Season Kicks Off June 18

In the minds of anglers, warmer summer weather marks the beginning of bass season, which officially opens on June 18 across the Commonwealth. The...


May 24, 2016, 09:36 ET May 29 Marks PA's First Fish-for-Free Day

Families and friends visiting Pennsylvania's popular outdoor spots over the Memorial Day holiday weekend can enjoy a day of free fishing, thanks to...


Apr 12, 2016, 13:43 ET Statewide Opening Day of Trout Season Kicks Off April 16

 Anglers from across the state are gearing up to fish their favorite spots on Saturday, April 16, which marks the traditional statewide opening...


Apr 06, 2016, 10:22 ET Saturday Marks PA's Second Mentored Youth Trout Day

Saturday marks the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's (PFBC) second Mentored Youth Trout Day for 2016, an opportunity for kids to practice...


Mar 29, 2016, 11:55 ET Regional Opening Day of Trout Season Kicks Off April 2

 Following another successful Mentored Youth Trout Fishing Day this past weekend, anglers in 18 southeastern...


Mar 17, 2016, 11:29 ET Popular Mentored Youth Trout Fishing Days Return on March 26, April 9

 The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's (PFBC) popular Mentored Youth Trout Fishing Days return again this season, with the first special...


Feb 24, 2016, 16:01 ET Popular Mentored Youth Trout Days Scheduled for March 26, April 9

 The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's (PFBC) popular Mentored Youth Trout Days program has proven that kids are eager to fish,...


Sep 14, 2015, 15:39 ET PA Fish Commission Reaches $2.5M Settlement over Dunkard Creek Fish Kill

 The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) today confirmed that it has reached a $2.5 million settlement with Murray Energy for civil...


Sep 03, 2015, 16:04 ET PA Offers Special Mentored Youth Opportunities, $1 License on Labor Day

 Kids may be back in school, but that doesn't mean fishing has to stop. Special fishing opportunities for panfish or trout are available on 21...


Aug 19, 2015, 15:56 ET PA Fish & Boat Commission Announces Special Mentored Youth Opportunities on 21 Waters this Labor Day

Summer may be winding down, but fishing opportunities for families and kids are increasing, thanks to today's announcement by the Pennsylvania Fish...


Jun 25, 2015, 12:51 ET Independence Day Marks PA's Second Fish-for-Free Day

Families and friends visiting Pennsylvania's popular outdoor spots over the July 4 holiday weekend can enjoy a day of free fishing, thanks to the...


Jun 02, 2015, 16:04 ET "S.O.S. - Save Our Susquehanna!" Campaign Aims to Help Sick Bass

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) today announced that it has launched an "S.O.S. - Save Our Susquehanna!" campaign to fund water...


May 18, 2015, 17:04 ET May 24 Marks PA's First Fish-for-Free Day

 Families and friends visiting Pennsylvania's popular outdoor spots over the Memorial Day holiday weekend can enjoy a day of free fishing,...


Apr 14, 2015, 16:33 ET April 18 Marks PA Statewide Opening Day of Trout Season

 Anglers from across the state are gearing up to fish their favorite spots at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 18, which marks the traditional...


Apr 09, 2015, 20:00 ET Saturday Marks PA's Second Mentored Youth Trout Day

Saturday marks the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's (PFBC) second Mentored Youth Trout Day for 2015, an opportunity for kids to practice...


Apr 07, 2015, 15:37 ET PA Launches New FishBoatPA Mobile App

 The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) today unveiled a new smartphone app to help anglers and boaters better navigate the Keystone...


Mar 27, 2015, 12:06 ET PA Regional Opening Day of Trout Season is April 4

 With spring officially here and warmer weather on the way, anglers are excited to "Catch the Value" of a reduced-price license and get outside...


Mar 11, 2015, 13:31 ET PA Regional Mentored Youth Trout Day Only Weeks Away

With warmer weather finally arriving, excitement is building among anglers and kids for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's (PFBC) popular...


Feb 03, 2015, 11:08 ET PA 2015 Adult Trout Stocking Schedules Now Available

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) announced today that the 2015 adult trout stocking schedules are now available online at...


Jan 22, 2015, 16:16 ET Mentored Youth Fishing Days Expanded to All Stocked Trout Waters

 Responding to angler requests for more fishing opportunities, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) today announced that it is...


Jan 22, 2015, 14:32 ET PA Fish & Boat Commissioners Propose Changes to Attract Youth Anglers

Anglers who enjoy fishing in Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only (DHALO) areas would have several additional weeks to keep their catch and would...


Dec 19, 2014, 11:31 ET PA Anglers Catch a Break: Multi-Year Discounts Available Through December

Individuals looking for last-minute holiday gifts have just two weeks left to "Catch the Value" and take advantage of price reductions on...


Nov 24, 2014, 13:08 ET PA Reduces Prices of 2015 Fishing Licenses Starting Cyber Monday

The holiday shopping season is quickly approaching. That means it's time for anglers to get a jump on the 2015 fishing season and "Catch the Value"...


Oct 02, 2014, 11:53 ET PA Reduces Price of Fishing Licenses for 2015 Season

 For the first time in its history, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) will reduce the price of annual fishing licenses next...


Aug 27, 2014, 15:55 ET PA Offers $1 Fishing License for Labor Day

New or lapsed anglers who want to fish on Labor Day but don't want to pay the full price for a license now have the opportunity to purchase a...