New state record tips scales at 50 pounds, 7 ounces.
Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
In a world where money talks, Pennsylvania’s sportsmen have some clout.
The tireless work of the agency’s personnel helps ensure sportsmen of the state have ample places to fish.
Offering a nice patch, button or even a bumper sticker to those who purchase voluntary permits would help to advertise the sluggish program.
Tim Schaeffer will replace outgoing John Arway next month.
It will be interesting to see how this management decision plays out and the rationale that the commissioners use to arrive at their decision. The implications are much broader than one 3.8-mile section of Penns Creek.
On the heels of catching a huge trout, blogger ponders flooding.
Not easy to trust politicians’ words, but let’s hope they come through with the license-fee increases so desperately needed by agencies.
Pennsylvania agency struggling to fund trout stocking, other programs.
“The closure of hatcheries and potential reductions in trout and other stockings that were slated to begin this month have been deferred and will be revisited at our spring meeting.”
Not only will the trout benefit, but also the watershed in its entirety, including the anglers who call it home.
The largemouth virus did it: Mystery of Susquehanna River smallmouth bass kill solved 13 years later
Concerns remain, but there reportedly have never been so many big bass in the Lower Susquehanna for anglers.
Interactive map can be your guide to many pleasurable days astream.
Harrisburg, Pa. – The Governor’s Advisory Council for Hunting, Fishing and Conservation is seeking qualified candidates to fill an upcoming vacancy on the board of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission from the First District, which includes Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, and Warren counties. The district has been represented with distinction by Edward Mascharka III, Erie County,…
Why is it so difficult for Pennsylvania representatives to grant small fishing license fee increases?
In Pennsylvania, perch will remain at 30 per day and walleye will stay at six daily.
Lawmakers looking to oust the head of the Fish and Boat Commission.
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A new licensing services contract signed last week by the Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) will deliver a benefit long sought by the agency – the ability for anglers to easily purchase fishing licenses from their smartphones and retain the license images on their devices to use as a proof of purchase — PFBC said in a…
Even with recent deep freeze, safety should remain paramount for ice anglers.
WEST NANTICOKE, Pa. — A Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission officer fatally shot a man after prosecutors say the man assaulted and tried to drown the officer. Authorities say the officer shot the man who was later identified as 37-year-old Sean Bohinski, of Nanticoke, Tuesday afternoon in a wooded area along the Susquehanna River in West Nanticoke. A Luzerne County prosecutor says…
Group said this week that the potential closures would be part of a $2 million spending reduction that the group says will be made if the state legislature doesn’t pass a bill that would allow them to raise the price of the license fees.
Marks the first time that the virus has been confirmed in Pennsylvania waters.
Fish and Boat Commission executive director says inspections are an important part of the agency’s strategy to keep boaters safe.
Anglers in 18 southeastern counties are ready for a new fishing season to start Saturday, April 1.
Fortunately for hunters and anglers, this is mostly the off-season across that region. It is, however, a somewhat busy time for natural resources agencies there, and the storm has resulted in postponements and cancellations as well as general no-travel warnings from state agencies.
Now in its fourth year, the popular program provides adult mentors with an opportunity to take kids fishing before the traditional rush of the regional and statewide opening days of trout season.