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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...

Aug 14, 2014, 17:10 ET

Labor Day Marks PA's Second Mentored Youth Fishing Day

Families and kids can now add a Mentored Youth Fishing Day as their preferred way to close out the summer season on the traditional Labor Day...

Jul 29, 2014, 09:50 ET

PA Fish and Boat Commission Urges EPA Help on Susquehanna River

The Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help...

Jul 14, 2014, 18:35 ET

PA Offers Discounted License for Labor Day Youth Fishing Day

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's (PFBC) announced today that it will host a second Mentored Youth Fishing Day on Labor Day, Sept. 1, on...

Jun 26, 2014, 12:27 ET

Independence Day Marks Second PA 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...

May 16, 2014, 15:30 ET

Memorial Day Marks First Pennsylvania 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 30, 2014, 10:33 ET

Statewide Mentored Youth Fishing Day Set for May 10

Excitement is building among anglers and kids for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's (PFBC) popular Mentored Youth Fishing Day, which will...

Mar 19, 2013, 11:34 ET

March 30 Marks Opening Day of Trout in 18 Southeastern Counties

 Anglers from 18 southeastern counties are gearing up for the March 30 opening of trout, which marks the unofficial start of the 2013 fishing...

Oct 25, 2011, 12:48 ET

Pennsylvania Public Meeting to Address Future of Michaux State Forest Shooting Range

The state Bureau of Forestry has scheduled a Nov. 1 public meeting to seek input on the future of a target shooting range that operated for six...

Sep 07, 2011, 11:50 ET

PA Fish and Boat Commission Sues Consol Energy Over Dunkard Creek Environmental Disaster

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) today sued Consol Energy for civil damages resulting from a devastating 2009 pollution incident in...

Dec 17, 2010, 13:41 ET

Fish and Boat Commission Receives National Award for Panfish Project

A national panel of fisheries scientists has recognized the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) for its work on a decades-long research...

Jul 13, 2010, 15:51 ET

Fish & Boat Commission Recognizes Co-Op Nurseries for Years of Service

Cooperative nurseries add more than 1 million fish to Commonwealth waterways annually, supplementing the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's...

Jul 13, 2010, 14:42 ET

Commissioners Approve 5-Year Strategic Plan, Emphasize Need for Alternative Funding and Resource Protection

After nearly one and a half years of thoughtful deliberation, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) announces the approval of a new...

Jul 13, 2010, 14:42 ET

Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission Awards Boating Facility, Habitat Grants During Quarterly Meeting

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) today awarded approximately $400,000 in boating facility grants to projects in four counties and...

Mar 02, 2010, 14:29 ET

PA Fish & Boat Commission Names John Arway Executive Director

A 30-year veteran of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has been chosen as the agency's next executive director. During a special...

Oct 26, 2009, 13:50 ET

PA Fish and Boat Commission Launches Search for Executive Director

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has initiated a nationwide search for a new executive director. The executive director serves...

Oct 06, 2009, 16:53 ET

PA Fish & Boat Commission Acquires Easements in Erie County, Adopts Trout Management Plan

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) voted at its quarterly meeting today to acquire two easements along Crooked Creek in Erie...

Sep 30, 2009, 15:48 ET

PA Fishing License Sales Hit Five-Year High

The number of Pennsylvania fishing licenses sold through September 13 - 871,499 - has already eclipsed the total yearly sales for each of the...

Sep 29, 2009, 14:42 ET

Wayne County Resident Joins Boating Advisory Board

Governor Edward Rendell has appointed a Wayne County resident as the newest member to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's (PFBC)...