PA Fish & Boat Commission News

  • South Middleton officials, residents celebrate Save the Lake donations
    Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:25:00 -0500
    This, along with $200,000 pledged by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, is enough for cover engineering costs for repairs to the lake that Supervisor Tom Faley called “the heart of our community.” Tim Henry of F&M Trust, Gary Heishman of Allen ...
     
  • Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission : Winter Drawdown Scheduled for Fords Lake in Lackawanna County
    Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:19:00 -0500
    The 73-acre lake is located northeast of Scranton in Newton Township, Lackawanna County. The lake will be lowered by approximately one and one-half feet to allow the vegetation to freeze. The lake will be refilled beginning in approximately mid-March 2018.
     
  • New Fish and Boat commissioner 'honored' to serve
    Wed, 15 Nov 2017 21:00:00 -0500
    But he’s also an avid fisherman, and now he’s serving on the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC). Brock was one of four new commissioners to join the PFBC, after being confirmed by the state Senate on July 17. The commissioners were appointed ...
     
  • Paddlers reminded of cold weather life-jacket law
    Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:05:00 -0500
    Wynand warns that the fall fun comes with a mandatory safety requirement. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission requires all boaters operating boats under 16 feet in length, and all canoes and kayaks, to wear a Coast Guard-approved life jacket ...
     
  • Wildlife agency funding plan creating controversy at Capitol
    Wed, 15 Nov 2017 04:01:00 -0500
    Arway said the Fish and Boat commission had made a similar threat to close hatcheries ... John Kline, the lobbyist for the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs, agreed that the controversies have distracted the attention of lawmakers away from ...
     
  • Fishing license fees become political hot-button item in Pa.
    Tue, 14 Nov 2017 15:00:00 -0500
    Arway said the Fish and Boat commission had made a similar threat to close hatcheries ... John Kline, the lobbyist for the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs, agreed that the controversies have distracted the attention of lawmakers away from ...
     
  • State wildlife officer shoots, kills man after scuffle
    Tue, 24 Oct 2017 20:00:00 -0500
    PLYMOUTH TWP. — A Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission officer fatally shot a man in a wooded area along the Susquehanna River in West Nanticoke on Tuesday afternoon after the suspect assaulted and tried to drown him, prosecutors say. The officer ...