Fishing: Opening Days, Event Program Dates, Trout Stocking Schedule

Outdoor Adventure

March 27, 2021 to December 1, 2021

 

 


Significant Events

Additional Info

Mentored Youth Trout Day
March 27, 2021

Youth under the age of 16 can join a mentor (adult) angler who has a current fishing license and trout permit to fish on stocked trout waters.

Statewide Opening Day of Trout
April 3, 2021

Trout opening day

Opening Day - Walleye
May 1, 2021

Opening day of Walleye

National Safe Boating Week
May 22 – 29, 2021

Wear IT Pennsylvania!

Fish-for-Free Day
May 30, 2021

Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone (resident or non-resident) to legally fish on Pennsylvania waterways on the designated days with NO FISHING LICENSE REQUIRED (Trout/Salmon and Lake Erie permits are also NOT required). All other fishing regulations apply.

Opening Day - Bass
June 12, 2021

Open season year-round - NO HARVEST April 17 through June 11. Special regulations for Big Bass Program and Catch and Release on certain waters.

Fish-for-Free Day
July 4, 2021

Fish-for-Free Days allow anyone (resident or non-resident) to legally fish on Pennsylvania waterways on the designated days with NO FISHING LICENSE REQUIRED (Trout/Salmon and Lake Erie permits are also NOT required). All other fishing regulations apply.

Extended Trout Season begins
September 7, 2021

Through February 28, 2022

2022 Fishing Licenses & Vouchers Available for Purchase
Begins Dec. 1, 2021

Anglers can purchase a 2022 Fishing License beginning December 1, 2021, which gives them a bonus month for free. A voucher can also be purchased as a gift - recipients can redeem the voucher to get their fishing license.

 

 

Take Advantage of Local Knowledge for Better Fishing Days


Our local fishing guides and supply stores are happy to share their knowledge of the Susquehanna River and surrounding creeks to help you plan a great trip.

Tom Prowant of Tom's Fishing Guide Service works to keep his clients safe and comfortable while having a great time exploring the beautiful Susquehanna River. Having fished the river since he was 5 years old, Tom enjoys sharing his knowledge with experienced fishers as well as those new to the sport.




Blue Heron Sports
,  located at 5115 State Route 405, Milton, is a full service bait and tackle store featuring supplies and bait for all your fishing needs, including a large variety of supplies from rods and reels to live bait, and an expansive selection of fly fishing gear. 

 






















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