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Subscribe to our RSS feed to receive the latest news and headlines from the Commission. You will receive press releases, biologist reports on stream and lakes, and other items of interest to Pennsylvania anglers and boaters.
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RSS Feed =
http://fishandboat.com/rss/news.xml
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What is RSS?

The acronym RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication (or Rich Site Summary or others depending on who you ask). More importantly, RSS is a web content syndication format - in other words, a process that allows content to be delivered for free to subscribers.

Software programs called RSS readers download RSS feeds that you subscribe to - feeds are presented as a list of headlines and excerpts. Each headline has a link back to the web site it comes from, allowing you to read the entire story.

Why should I subscribe to an RSS feed?

An RSS feed saves you time. Instead of checking a web site to stay on top of the latest news and updates, an RSS feed brings the information directly to you. Most of us get information from multiple sources, so, instead of checking a bunch of different web sites you will get all that information delivered to you.

RSS feeds are very flexible. Depending on your preference and the type of reader and service you use, you can have updates delivered to a personalized web page, your e-mail inbox or even delivered to a mobile device like a cell phone or personal digital assistant.

What does the Commission offer in its RSS feed?

The Commission provides press releases, meeting notifications, reports from biologists and other field staff and legal notices through its RSS feed.

The Commission has one RSS feed: http://fishandboat.com/news.xml

What do I need to use RSS?

Many popular web portals and software programs (including e-mail) now come ready to use RSS feeds. There are also many RSS readers and compilers available for free download.

Add the PFBC RSS feed to your iGoogle page or Google readerGoogle instructions
  1. From your iGoogle homepage, select the “Add stuff” link
  2. Click the “Add by URL” link at the top
  3. In the box provided, type or paste: http://fishandboat.com/news.xml
  4. Click “Add”

Add the PFBC RSS feed to your My Yahoo! pageYahoo! Instructions

  1. From your my.yahoo.com homepage, select the “Add content” link
  2. Click “Add RSS by URL”
  3. In the box provided, type or paste: http://fishandboat.com/rss/news.xml
  4. Click the “Add” button
  5. Confirm your selection by clicking the “Add to My Yahoo!” button
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There is much more information about RSS and RSS readers available on the web, just type in "RSS" or "RSS reader" in a search engine.
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