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RULEMAKINGS

  • 270 .... Boating Regulation Changes .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2017
  • 269 .... Special Fishing Regulations – Opossum and Leaser Lakes .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: June 19, 2016
  • 268 .... Boating Regulations .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: March 26, 2016
  • 267 .... Endangered and Threatened Species .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: September 3, 2016
  • 266 .... Striped Bass in the Delaware River .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2016
  • 265 .... Boating regulations .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2016
  • 264 .... Simplification and consolidation of regulations .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2016 except for the amendments pertaining to Opossum Lake and Leaser Lake, which will go into effect on June 18, 2016
  • 263 .... Delayed Harvest Artificial Lures Only (DHALO) Program .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Proposal withdrawn .... view final
  • 262 .... Administrative changes .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: April 4, 2015
  • 261 .... Threatened and endangered species regulations .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: July 18, 2015
  • 260 .... Lake Perez fishing .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: July 18, 2015
  • 259 .... Boating in special regulation areas .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: March 14, 2015
  • 258 .... Navigation lights on boats, paddleboards, hydro flying devices, Packer’s Island .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2015
  • 257 .... License display, senior resident trout/salmon permits .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: September 20, 2014
  • 256 .... Crayfish regulations .... view notice ..... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2015
  • 255 .... Class A stocking policy .... view notice .... view list of waters .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2015
  • 254 .... American eel fishing regulations .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: August 9, 2014
  • 253 .... Class A wild trout streams – stocking and harvest .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2015
  • 252 .... Mentored Youth Fishing Days .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: March 22, 2014
  • 251 .... Class A fishing regulations .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: March 22, 2014
  • 250 .... Resident licenses .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: March 22, 2014
  • 249 .... Fishing regulations-number of hooks... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: March 22, 2014
  • 248 .... Lake Erie tributary fishing regulations... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: March 22, 2014
  • 247 .... Boating Regulations... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: April 1, 2014
  • 245 .... Eastern Spadefoot Toad... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted.... view final .... Effective Date: December 7, 2013
  • 244 .... Tautog size limit; replacement costs for fish and herptiles... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted.... view final .... Effective Date: January 11, 2014
  • 243 .... American shad creel limits on Delaware River ... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted.... view final .... Effective Date : January 1, 2014
  • 242 .... Commission property regulations; boating accident investigations and regulations... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted.... view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2014
  • 241 .... Miscellaneous special fishing regulations - Shenango and Youghiogheny rivers ... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: September 14, 2013
  • 240 .... Penns Creek fishing regulations... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2014
  • 239 .... Proposed Removal of Early Season Trout Stocked Waters Program... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: June 15, 2013
  • 238 .... Protection of endangered and threatened species and their habitat... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2014
  • 237 .... Special fishing regulation areas, Eastern Mud Turtles, Round Hickorynut, Pistolgrip, Rayed Bean, Chesapeake Logperch, American Brook Lampreys... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: Changes to §§65.5, 65.6 and 65.14 (relating to catch and release areas; delayed harvest artificial lures only areas; and catch and release fly-fishing only areas) go into effect on January 1, 2013. Changes to §§75.1, 75.2 and 75.3 (relating to endangered species; threatened species; and candidate species) goes into effect upon publication in the Bulletin, which will occur on December 22, 2012 
  • 236 .... Regulations for temporary registration certificates, capacity plates, wake surfing... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2013
  • 235 .... Passenger for hire vessels... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2013
  • 234 .... American shad regulations on Lehigh and Schuylkill rivers... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2013
  • 233 .... Opossum Lake fishing regulations... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: June 16, 2012
  • 232 .... Lake Erie commercial fishing regulations... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : March 24, 2012
  • 231 .... Triploid grass carp permits... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: July 1, 2012
  • 230 .... Bass regulations for Susquehanna and Juniata rivers and tributaries... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted.... view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2012

Notices

  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations - Minsi Lake .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view notice .... Effective Date: September 3, 2016
  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations Donegal Lake, Kyle Lake, Somerset Lake .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view notice .... Effective Date: August 26, 2016
  • Proposed Special Regulation Designations and Re-designations - September 2016 .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2017
  • Mentored Youth Fishing Day Program – Panfish .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: Immediately (~Aug 2016)
  • Proposed Additions to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters - September 2016 .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: October 15, 2016
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams - Proposed Additions and Revisions - September 2016 .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: October 15, 2016
  • Closure - Muncy Access Area, West Branch Susquehanna River .... view notice .... Effective Date: Upon posting at the site (~July 2016)
  • Proposed Additions to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters - July 2016 .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: July 23, 2016
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams - Proposed Additions and Revisions - July 2016 .... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: July 23, 2016
  • Lake Erie Creel Limits for Walleye and Yellow Perch 2016 .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: Immediately (~Apr 2016)
  • Lake Erie Commercial Fishing – 2016 .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: Immediately (~Apr 2016)
  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations - White Oak Pond & Miller Pond, Wayne County .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: Immediately (~Apr 2016)
  • Mentored Youth Fishing Day Program Trout – 2016 .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: March 19, 2016
  • Boat and Marine Forfeiture; Maximum Amount .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: Immediately (~Feb 2016)
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams Proposed Additions and Revisions – March 2016... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: April 16, 2016
  • Proposed Additions to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters – March 2016... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final .... Effective Date: April 16, 2016
  • Proposed Special Regulation Designations... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: February 13, 2016
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters - January 2016... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: February 13, 2016
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams - Proposed Additions, Revisions and Removals - January 2016... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: February 13, 2016
  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations - White Oak Pond, Wayne County; Miller Pond, Wayne County... view notice .... Effective Date: October 14, 2015
  • Mentored Youth Fishing Day Program - Trout... view notice .... Effective Date: Immediately (~Sep 2015)
  • Mentored Youth Fishing Day Program - Panfish and Trout... view notice .... Effective Date: September 7, 2015
  • Proposed Special Regulation Designations - Catch and Release Lakes Program... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: January 1, 2016
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: October 24, 2015
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams - Proposed Additions and Revisions to List... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: October 24, 2015
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: August 1, 2015
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams - Proposed Additions and Revisions to List... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: August 1, 2015
  • Lake Erie Creel Limits for Walleye and Yellow Perch 2015... view notice .... Effective Date: May 1, 2015
  • Lake Erie Commercial Fishing – 2015... view notice  .... Effective Date: Immediately (~Apr 2015)
  • Mentored Youth Fishing Day Program – Trout Additional Waters... view notice  .... Effective Date: Immediately (~Apr 2015)
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams – Proposed Additions... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: May 23, 2015
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted .... view final  .... Effective Date: May 23, 2015
  • Boat and Marine Forfeiture; Maximum Amount... view notice  .... Effective Date: Immediately (~Feb 2015)
  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations - Delaware River Striped Bass .... Final Rulemaking: Approved... view final .... Effective Date: March 1, 2015
  • Removal of Exclusive Use Fishing Area - Deep Creek .... Final Rulemaking: Approved... view final .... Effective Date: February 14, 2015
  • Mentored Youth Fishing Day Program – Trout.... view notice .... Effective Date: February 14, 2015 
  • Alcohol Prohibitions–Commission-controlled properties... view notice.... Effective Date: January 1, 2015
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Approved... view final .... Effective Date: February 14, 2015
  • Proposed Special Regulation Re-designation Pine Creek, Lycoming County... view notice ....Final Rulemaking: Approved... view final  .... Effective Date: February 14, 2015
  • Special Regulation Designation... view notice .... Effective Date: January 1, 2015
  • Exclusive Use Fishing Areas... view notice .... Effective Date: January 1, 2015 for Ross Run. Immediately for Pymatuning Pond
  • Correction - Classification of Wild Trout Streams - Rodges Run, Bucks County... view notice .... Effective Date : Immediately (~Nov. 2014)
  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations – Lake Jean... view notice .... Effective Date : Immediately (~Aug. 2014)
  • Mentored Youth Fishing Day Program – Panfish... view notice .... Effective Date : Immediately (~July 2014) 
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters... view notice .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted.... view final .... Effective Date : October 25, 2014
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams... view notice ....Adopted.... Final Rulemaking : view final .... Effective Date : October 25, 2014
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters... view notice .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : May 24, 2014
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams – Proposed Additions, Adjustments and Removals... view notice .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : May 24, 2014
  • Mentored Youth Fishing Day Program... view notice .... Effective Date : April 12, 2014
  • Boat and Marine Forfeiture; Maximum Amount... view notice .... Effective Date : Immediately (~Feb. 2014)
  • Mentored Youth Fishing Day Program... view notice .... Effective Date : Immediately (~Jan. 2014)
  • Display of License Button... view notice .... Effective Date : January 1, 2014
  • Mentored Youth Fishing Day Program... view notice .... Effective Date : January 1, 2014
  • Designations and Re-Designations of Waters Subject to Special Fishing Regulations... view notice .... Effective Date : January 1, 2014
  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations – American Eels... view notice .... Effective Date : January 1, 2014
  • Qualified Endangered and Threatened Species – Surveyor Requirements... view notice .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted... view notice .... Effective Date : January 1, 2014
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters ... view notice .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : October 26, 2013
  • Wild Trout Streams - Proposed Additions ... view notice .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : October 26, 2013
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters.... view notice .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : August 10, 2013
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams.... view notice .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : August 10, 2013
  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations Lake Nessmuk.... Final Rulemaking : Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : Immediately upon posting at the site (~Aug. 2013)
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters.... view notice .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted.... view final .... Effective Date : May 4, 2013
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams Proposed Additions to List.... view notice .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted.... view final .... Effective Date : May 4, 2013
  • 2013 Lake Erie Creel Limits for Walleye and Yellow Perch.... Final Rulemaking : Adopted.... view final .... Effective Date : May 1, 2013
  • Lake Erie total allowable commercial catch for walleye and yellow perch.... Final Rulemaking : Adopted.... view final .... Effective Date : Immediately (~Apr 2013)
  • Correction Notice of Designation of Waters Subject to Special Fishing Regulations.... Final Rulemaking : Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : Immediately (~Jan 2013)
  • Amendments to §65.24 (Miscellaneous Special Regulations) to Remove Early Season Trout Stocked Waters Restrictions on Shenango and Youghiogheny Rivers... Final Rulemaking :... view notice .... Effective Date : January 1, 2013
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Streams ... view notice .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : February 9, 2013
  • Proposed Changes to List of Wild Trout Streams ... view notice .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted... view final .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted... view final
  • Proposed Special Regulation – Designations and Re-designations ... view notice .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted.... view final .... Effective Date : January 1, 2013
  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations Lower Woods Pond, Wayne County.... Final Rulemaking : ... view notice .... Effective Date : Immediately (~Dec 2012)
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams – Correction ... view notice .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted.... view final .... Effective Date : October 20, 2012
  • Proposed Changes to List of Wild Trout Streams... view notice .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : August 4, 2012
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters... view notice .... Final Rulemaking : Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : August 4, 2012
  • Criteria for Courses of Instruction in Boating Safety Education... view notice .... Effective Date : July 1, 2012
  • Boat and Marine Forfeiture; Maximum Amount... view notice .... Effective Date : Immediately (~May 2012)
  • 2012 Lake Erie Creel Limits for Walleye and Yellow Perch.... Final Rulemaking : Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : May 1, 2012
  • Lake Erie Commercial Fishing – 2012 total allowable catch for walleye.... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: Immediately (~April 2012)
  • Proposed Special Regulation – Designations and Re-designation ... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : April 28, 2012
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams – Proposed Additions to List... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : April 28, 2012
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : April 28, 2012
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date : April 28, 2012
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams – Proposed Additions to List ... view notice .... Final Rulemaking: Adopted... view final .... Effective Date: April 28, 2012
  • Nursery Water Designation – Shenango River, Crawford County... view notice .... Effective Date: February 18, 2012
  • Proposed Exhibition Area Designation, Spring Creek, Centre County... view notice ....Adopted.... view final ....Effective Date: January 1, 2012
  • Proposed Special Regulation Designations... view notice ....Adopted.... view final ....Effective Date: January 1, 2012