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County Guide

Looking for a place to launch a boat or catch a trout? Need driving directions? Or regulations for a body of water? Our County Guide provides an easy way to find just this kind of fishing and boating related information. Zoom in directly to any Pennsylvania county to find boat accesses, trout stocked waters, special fishing regulation waters, wild trout streams and Commission facilities.
Warmwater/Coolwater Fisheries

Find waters with good opportunities to catch bass, walleye, musky, panfish, catfish and other warmwater/coolwater species. Easily obtain fishery rankings, stocking info, regulations, and driving directions.
Pennsylvania Lakes

Find public lakes, reservoirs and dams owned and/or managed by the Commission (PFBC), Department of Conservation & Natural Resources (DCNR) and United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Zoom in directly to lakes or counties and find boat access points, fishing/boating regulations and lake habitat improvement plans for these waters.
Biologist Reports

Shows the location of lake and stream surveys conducted by Commission biologists. Waters can be located by name, county, year or region, and biologist reports and other information can easily be obtained.
Pa's Best Fishing Waters

Find publicly accessible fishing destinations for popular fish species. Choose from a number of categories and then get a list of PA's Best Fishing Waters for that species.
Fishing Special Regulation Areas

Find Pennsylvania waters that have special fishing regulations. View all waters or choose waters by regulation to view them statewide or zoom in to a county of interest.
Water Trails

Find Pennsylvania water trails suitable for canoes, kayaks and small motorized watercraft. Choose a trail and zoom in to view access points and other information specific to that trail.
More Interactive Maps

Discover all available maps by visiting our Interactive Maps page. Get help, find out more about PFBC GIS activities, and obtain GIS data.