PA Fish & Boat Commission News

  • Arway hits the road with PFBC message
    Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:06:00 -0500
    With that in mind, Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission executive director John Arway believes there is no time like the present for him to give a series of public meetings across the state. These sessions are titled “A Sportsmen’s Forum — How ...
     
  • PFBC holding forums on programs
    Sat, 17 Feb 2018 15:01:00 -0500
    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has scheduled a series of Sportsmen's Forums across the state to solicit opinions from anglers and boaters on how the agency can best conserve aquatic resources while creating more opportunities for fishing and ...
     
  • Outdoor column: Fish, game commissions looking for sportsmen’s input
    Fri, 16 Feb 2018 04:25:00 -0500
    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has scheduled a series of sportsmen’s forums across the state to solicit opinions from anglers and boaters on how the agency can best conserve aquatic resources while creating more opportunities for fishing and ...
     
  • Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission fishing for funding advice
    Sun, 11 Feb 2018 04:00:00 -0500
    The state Fish and Boat Commission has been tightening its belt for years, but most anglers haven’t felt the pinch. Staff continue to raise and stock 3.2 million trout per year, support co-op nurseries that raise additional trout, oversee industrial ...
     
  • Jeff Knapp: West Branch of Susquehanna supports fine trout fishery
    Tue, 06 Feb 2018 04:56:00 -0500
    Thanks to extensive cleanup efforts, the upper portion of the West Branch of the Susquehanna River now supports a fine wild trout fishery, so much so that 18 miles of it are now managed under the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s All-Tackle ...
     
  • Fish and Boat Commission threatens to cut 3 more hatcheries
    Thu, 28 Sep 2017 00:06:00 -0500
    A trio of Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission fish hatcheries and 240,000 trout could be on the chopping block in 2018-19. Commissioners voted this week to put them there if the state legislature doesn't give the commission an increase in fishing license ...
     
  • Fish and Boat Commission threatens stocking cuts if license hike isn’t approved
    Tue, 26 Sep 2017 19:00:00 -0500
    HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is threatening to make $2 million in spending cuts, close hatcheries and reduce the number of locations where fish are stocked if the Legislature doesn’t approve a plan to increase the cost of a ...