Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission

Anglers from across the state are gearing up to fish their favorite spots at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, which marks the traditional statewide opening day of trout season. Since mid-February, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has been busy replenishing waterways with a fresh supply...
Anglers from 18 southeastern counties are gearing up for the March 30 opening of trout, which marks the unofficial start of the 2013 fishing season. “The buildup to opening day is just as exciting as the day itself,” said John Arway, executive director of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (...
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) will host a trout-fishing seminar in conjunction with its quarterly business meeting set for Jan. 23-24 at the Harrisburg headquarters, located at 1601 Elmerton Avenue, Harrisburg, PA 17110. The trout-fishing seminar will be held on Wednesday evening...
Holidays are for reminiscing and sharing fishing stories with family and friends, so I would like to offer you the chance to share some of your memories of the Susquehanna River with your PFBC family. The Susquehanna has been a friend and great company for many of us who have enjoyed the river over...
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) announced today that it will begin to draw down Wayne County’s Lower Woods Pond after an evaluation of the lake’s earthen dam found that the structure does not meet current dam safety standards set by the Commonwealth. “Failure of the dam does not...
U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) yesterday introduced a bipartisan bill to help prevent the invasion of Asian carp into the Ohio River basin. Although several federal agencies have been combating Asian carp, none have been designated as the lead agency to coordinate the...
A long-term construction project to rebuild the dam and spillway at Lehigh County’s Leaser Lake received the final stamp of approval this week from state regulators, just in time for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) to refill the lake and reopen it to the public for the 2013...
\Nearly a million dollars of contributions made by Pennsylvania’s anglers and boaters specifically to conserve aquatic resources, offer public access to waterways, and provide boating safety education will be withheld from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) by the federal government...
Armstrong County sportsman Rocco Ali has been sworn in as the District 2 Commissioner for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC), representing Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Washington and Westmoreland counties. Commissioner Ali was nominated by Gov. Tom Corbett...
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has rescheduled to Monday, November 5, its informational meeting to discuss the agency’s habitat and fisheries management plan for Cumberland County’s Big Spring Creek. The meeting will be held from 7-9 p.m. at the Big Spring Event and Activities...

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