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September
Voting Underway for 2017 Fishing License Button
September 23, 2016
Quarterly Meeting to be held in Erie Sept. 26-27
September 19, 2016
PFBC Sponsors "Fall into Fishing" Boat Package Giveaway
September 2, 2016
Public Meeting Scheduled for Update on Minsi Lake Construction Project
September 2, 2016
Fishing Regulations Lifted on Somerset Lake
September 2, 2016
Public Meeting Scheduled for Update on Donegal Lake Construction Project
September 1, 2016
August
Public Meeting Scheduled for Update on Kyle Lake Construction Project
August 25, 2016
Special Fishing Opportunities Offered on Labor Day
August 22, 2016
Governor Wolf Releases Over $25 Million in Capital Funding to Repair Unsafe Dams
August 17, 2016
Grants Awarded to Improve Watersheds in York and Lancaster Counties
August 16, 2016
Bids Sought to Operate North East Marina
August 15, 2016
Repairs Scheduled at Children’s Lake in Cumberland County
August 10, 2016
DCNR, PFBC Move to Protect Wild Trout Fishery in Sections of Penns Creek in Bald Eagle State Forest
August 4, 2016
Grants Available to Improve Watersheds in Berks, Lebanon Counties
August 1, 2016
July
PFBC to sponsor Catch the Value! Heat of the Summer Kayak Package Giveaway
July 28, 2016
Grants Awarded for Sinnemahoning Projects
July 20, 2016
150th Anniversary Celebration and Open House Set for July 23 in Centre County
July 14, 2016
Clearfield County Resident Receives 'Resource First' Award
July 14, 2016
PFBC Elects New Officers at Quarterly Business Meeting
July 12, 2016
Muncy Access Area Closed Due to Unsafe Conditions
July 8, 2016
Fish & Boat Commission Reminds Boaters that Boating under the Influence is a Crime
July 1, 2016
June
Quarterly Meeting Scheduled for July 11-12
June 30, 2016
Perry County Access Area Reopens
June 30, 2016
Family Fishing Festival Planned for July 11
June 27, 2016
New Waterways Conservation Officers Graduate, Begin Duties in Regions
June 24, 2016
July 4 Marks PA's Second Fish-for-Free Day
June 23, 2016
Bass Season Kicks Off June 18
June 3, 2016
PFBC Sponsored Kayak Package and More Giveaway Highlighted at Pocono Raceway and Step Outdoors Events
June 1, 2016
Colyer Lake Reopening Event Set for June 12
June 1, 2016
May
May 29 Marks PA’s First Fish-for-Free Day
May 24, 2016
Wildlife Leadership Academy, Fish & Boat Commission Partner on Youth Field School Focused on Bass and Susquehanna River
May 18, 2016
Life Jackets Focus of National Safe Boating Week
May 18, 2016
New Yellow Perch Record Set
May 9, 2016
In-Season Trout Stockings Still Going Strong Wild Trout Offer a Change of Pace
May 4, 2016
PFBC, Cabela’s Award Kayak Fishing Package
May 2, 2016
April
Board of Commissioners Urges DEP to Rule on Susquehanna River Impairment
April 29, 2016
2016 Family Fishing Festivals Set for May and June
April 29, 2016
Executive Director to Appear Today on WITF Radio Smart Talk
April 28, 2016
PFBC Sets 2016 Daily Creel Limits for Lake Erie Yellow Perch and Walleye
April 27, 2016
Construction Project to Begin at Erie’s Walnut Creek Marina
April 20, 2016
Grants Available to Improve Sinnemahoning Creek Watershed in Cameron, Elk, McKean and Potter Counties
April 19, 2016
Perry County Access Area to Close for Repairs May 2
April 14, 2016
Public Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Management of Crappie Population at Pymatuning
April 13, 2016
Statewide Opening Day of Trout Season Kicks Off April 16
April 12, 2016
House Committee to Examine Fishing and Hunting License Fee Increases
April 6, 2016
Saturday Marks PA’s Second Mentored Youth Trout Day
April 6, 2016
March
PFBC Seeks Comments on Sayers Lake Proposal
March 31, 2016
Regional Opening Day of Trout Season Kicks Off April 2
March 29, 2016
Poaching Charges Filed after 18-Month Undercover Investigation
March 21, 2016
150th Anniversary to be Celebrated during Quarterly Business Meeting March 30-31
March 21, 2016
Fish and Boat to be Featured on PCN Live Call-In Show
March 18, 2016
PFBC Celebrates 150th Anniversary
March 18, 2016
Popular Mentored Youth Trout Fishing Days Return on March 26, April 9
March 17, 2016
Fish and Boat Commission Joins with Energy, Business and Conservation Leaders in Call for $1.3 Billion Annual Investment for States
March 4, 2016
FishBoatPA Mobile App Downloads Top 33,500
March 1, 2016
February
Popular Mentored Youth Trout Days Scheduled for March 26, April 9
February 24, 2016
Susquehanna River Smallmouth Bass Issue Featured on PCN’s “Environmental Focus” Program
February 17, 2016
Grant Funding Available to Improve Watersheds in York and Lancaster Counties
February 17, 2016
Fishing Regulations Lifted in Preparation of Drawdown at Pecks Pond, Pike County
February 11, 2016
Boating Advisory Board to Meet February 25
February 11, 2016
Public Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Regulations at Sayers Lake
February 8, 2016
PA 2016 Adult Trout Stocking Schedules Now Available
February 1, 2016
January
PFBC Adds Public Fishing Easements during Quarterly Meeting
January 21, 2016
Quarterly Meeting Scheduled for January 20-21
January 12, 2016
PFBC Sponsors ‘Catch the Value!’ Cabin Fever Kayak Package Giveaway
January 11, 2016
Work Begins to Restore Washington County Lake
January 11, 2016
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Harrisburg Press Office - Including all questions after 4 p.m., weekends, and holidays.

All questions related to pollution incidents and fish kills; law enforcement actions and investigations; boating incidents; and policy, legislative and budget issues.

Eric Levis, Press Secretary
(717) 705-7806
(717) 919-7185 (cell)
elevis@pa.gov

P.O. Box 67000
Harrisburg, PA 17106-7000

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Regional Offices - For local and general information about fishing and boating; to set up interviews on general issues; and to set up interviews with waterways conservation officers on general safety issues.
Northwest
Chad Foster
(814) 683-5126
chfoster@pa.gov
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Southwest
Miranda Smith
(814) 443-9841
mirsmith@pa.gov
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Central (NC & SC)
Dee Fisher
(717) 705-7919
deafisher@pa.gov
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Northeast
Walt Dietz
(570) 477-2206
wdietz@pa.gov
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Andrew Desko
(717) 626-9081
adesko@pa.gov
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