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Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission

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Open House/Anniversary Celebration
Set for Oct. 30 at Reynoldsdale

 

Continuing the year-long celebration in honor of its 150th Anniversary, the PFBC is holding a special Open House on October 30 from 2-5 p.m. at the Reynoldsdale State Fish Hatchery, located at 162 Fish Hatchery Rd, New Paris, PA 15554.    Read More

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PFBC Sponsors “Fall into Fishing”
Boat Package Giveaway

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Sept. 2) – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has partnered with Bass Pro Shops in Harrisburg to sponsor a unique fishing boat package giveaway during the fall months when many anglers are getting ready for the superb fishing.....    Read more

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Fishing Regulations Lifted on Somerset Lake

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Sept. 2) – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is alerting anglers that it has temporarily lifted all seasons, sizes and creel limits on Somerset Lake, Somerset County, in anticipation of the lake being fully drained next year as part of the construction project to rebuild the facility’s dam.   Read more

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Governor Wolf Releases Over $25 Million
in Capital Funding to Repair Unsafe Dams

 

HARRISBURG, Pa. - Governor Tom Wolf has announced $25.7 million in funding for the repair of five high-hazard, unsafe dams, and the design of two others, managed by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC).     Read more

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Grants Awarded to Improve
Watersheds in York and Lancaster Counties

 

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Aug. 16) - The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC)  and the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced $200,000 in grants to address habitat improvement and sediment reduction projects in York and Lancaster counties.  Read More

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Bids Sought to Operate North East Marina

 

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Aug. 15) - The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is accepting bids for the management and operation of its North East Marina and Access Area, located at 11950 East Lake Road, North East Township, on the shores of Lake Erie. It is approximately 20 miles east of the city of Erie.   Read more

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DCNR, Fish & Boat Commission Move to Protect
Wild Trout Fishery in Sections of Penns Creek
in Bald Eagle State Forest

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Aug. 4) - Moving to protect wild trout beset by high water temperatures and low stream levels, Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) officials temporarily have posted two sections of Penns Creek to prevent fishing and disturbance of massed fish by passersby.    Read more

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Grant Funding Available to Improve Watersheds
in Berks, Lebanon Counties

 

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Aug. 1) - The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) is announcing grant funding opportunities to address water quality, aquatic habitat enhancement, and recreational access in the Tulpehocken Creek and Quittapahilla Creek watersheds in Berks and Lebanon counties.  Read more

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Grants Awarded for Sinnemahoning Projects

HARRISBURG, Pa. (July 20) – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) today announced $350,000 in grants to develop and implement projects that benefit fishing, boating, and aquatic resources within in Cameron, Elk, Potter and McKean counties. Read more

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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