PA Fish & Boat Commission News

  • Wildlife Wednesday: Petunia the Skunk
    Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:47:00 -0500
    They are a 501c3 charity that is licensed by the Game Commission, the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Fish and Boat Commission to care for wild animals. They operate on donations only.
  • Distant man leads rescue effort in Houston
    Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:38:00 -0500
    Earlier this month, Anthony Beers of Distant, a Water Conservation Officer for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, was tasked with leading a specially trained team of professional water rescue officials to perform boat rescues and bring supplies to ...
  • Authorities Investigate Carp Fish Kill At State Park
    Tue, 19 Sep 2017 08:11:00 -0500
    State officials continue to investigate a large fish kill in northwestern Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that state Fish and Boat Commission biologist are probing a fish kill that has only affected the common carp in the Pymatuning ...
  • Berks Conservation District slates 'Trout in the Classroom' project for schools
    Sun, 17 Sep 2017 16:03:00 -0500
    Druckenmiller, BCCD executive director, said last week. "Trout Unlimited will purchase and install the equipment for which we will reimburse them, and the Pa. Fish & Boat Commission will put eggs in the tanks," he said. "Our goal is for one or more schools ...
  • Beautiful Pennsylvania: Poe Valley State Park a cozy jewel in the wild
    Sat, 16 Sep 2017 21:06:00 -0500
    While the lake has sunfish, pickerel and catfish, anglers are most often drawn there for the trout stocked annually by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission. Click here for previous installments in the Beautiful Pennsylvania series.
  • Biologists add fish, improve streams near Milton
    Thu, 14 Sep 2017 18:05:00 -0500
    MILTON — Biologists placed a second batch of trout in Limestone Run in Milton on Thursday as part of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s SOS-Save our Susquehanna campaign. Thursday, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission continued a series ...
  • Emergency planners in Pennsylvania in 'watch and wait' mode as Hurricane Irma approaches
    Sat, 09 Sep 2017 16:18:00 -0500
    a spokeswoman for the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency. Those include an urban swift water search-and-rescue team from Philadelphia and a state Fish & Boat Commission swift water team. Last week, in a large-scale test, all county emergency managers ...