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Trout
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Pennsylvania is home to some of the best Trout fishing in the world! Whether you’re looking to battle wits with wild Brook Trout on a small mountain run or land a trophy Brown or Rainbow Trout from one of our well-stocked streams and lakes, PA has something to offer every Trout angler. Brook (native, state fish), Brown and Rainbow (including steelhead and golden rainbow) Trout are found in PA waters.
Fish for Trout
Brook, Brown & Rainbow Trout Fishing Tips
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Trout Opening DaysFast facts about the PA Trout season
Overview of Trout season regulations....GO!

Trout stocking
All Commission adult Trout stocking schedules are posted online....GO!

Trout stocking schedules

County Guide
Use this interactive map to locate Trout stocked waters, special regulation waters, wild Trout (Class A) streams and much more....GO!

Trout water classifications
Definitions and listings of stream classifications and how they are regulated....GO!

Trout species information
Family overview, identification, habitat and life history for PA Trout and Salmon species -- from the Commission's book PA Fishes....GO!

Strategic Plan for Management of Trout Fisheries in Pennsylvania 2010-2014
The purpose of the strategic plan is to identify the goals for Trout management in Pennsylvania and develop action steps to achieve them. It is designed to set the immediate direction of Trout management within the agency, identify the priority needs and provide a means for measuring progress in regard to Trout management....GO!
bulletStatus Report - August 2013

Fact sheets
The fish and fishing sections of our Education Resources Catalog has a number of Trout-related fact sheets that are sure to help your catching success....GO!

PA State Record Trout
State Record Brook Trout — 7 lb.
[no photo available] -- Press release
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State Record Brown Trout — 19 lb. 10 oz.
State record brown trout bulletLarger image
bulletPress release
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State Record Rainbow Trout — 15 lb. 6.25 oz.
[no photo available]
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State Record Golden Rainbow Trout — 13 lb. 8 oz.
State record golden rainbow trout bulletLarger image
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Trout stocking overview
(Trout stocking schedules)
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County Guide (locate trout waters)
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Trout plan
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Trout species info
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Trout ID
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Streams being considered for wild trout designation
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History of the Management of Trout Fisheries in Pennsylvania
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The Fishery of Spring Creek: A Watershed Under Siege [4.7 Mb]
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Trout in the Classroom
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PA Angler & Boater articles
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State fish hatcheries
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Summary book of PA fishing regs. & laws
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Trout stamp regs.
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Trout stamp history
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Tiger trout
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Trout consumption
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Biologist Reports - surveys of lakes and streams
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PFBC GIS data at PASDA
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PA fish species
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PA fishes
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Frequently asked questions
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