Whether you plan to fish for trout on Little Buffalo Lake or try to land a big pike on Lake Arthur, you will need to get your Pennsylvania fishing license and read the state fishing regulations before you go. You can find links to purchase your freshwater fishing license online, read the state fishing regulations, and check local fishing reports here.

Have additional questions specific to fishing in Pennsylvania? They can be found directly on the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission website:

Free Fishing Days in Pennsylvania:

New or aspiring anglers can take advantage of Pennsylvania’s annual Free Fishing Days. These days also provide the perfect opportunity for experienced anglers to mentor someone new on the water.

  • 5/26/14 and 7/4/14

Learn more about Pennsylvania’s Free Fishing Days and rules