Fishing and Boating in Pennsylvania

Fishing in the Presque Isle Bay of Lake Erie from the sandy shoreline of Presque Isle State Park can reward anglers with species such as perch, bass, walleye, trout and steelhead. Find out what you need to do to get a fishing license and go boating in Pennsylvania.


Pennsylvania Fishing

Buying a fishing license is easier than you think. Get started fishing in Pennsylvania. Purchase your fishing license online.

Get a Pennsylvania Fishing License

Buying a fishing license is the first & most important step for any angler. Get more information.

Pennsylvania Boating

Get started boating in PA, get more boating resources, take a boater’s safety course, check regulations, and reports.

Register A Boat In Pennsylvania

Registering your boat is easier than you think. Get information about how to register your boat.

Fishing and Boating Events in Pennsylvania


Family Fishing Program

Looking for a great way to connect with your family? Discover just how much fun fishing can be when you do it together at a PFBC Family Fishing Program. Learn basic fishing skills like knot tying, casting, baiting the hook, an...

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Women's Intro to Fly Fishing

This educational program is designed for women interested in learning the basics of fly fishing equipment, knot tying, casting techniques and on water skills. It is the perfect opportunity to learn fly fishing basics and mee...

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How to Get Your Boating License or Boater Education Card

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