2005 Trout

From the PF&BC site:

Opening Day: Saturday, April 16, 8 a.m.
Minimum Size: Seven inches
Fishing Hours: 24 hours a day, after the 8 a.m. opener
Seasons/Creel limits:

Jan 1 – Feb 28 Extended 3 (combined species) – except areas with special regulations
Mar 1 – Apr 16, 8 a.m. CLOSED 0 – approved trout waters are closed to
Apr 16, 8 a.m. – Sep 5 Regular 5 (combined species) – except areas with special regulations
Sep 6 – Dec 31 Extended 3 (combined species) – except areas with special regulations

Fishing Licenses: Anglers 16 and older must posses both a valid PA Fishing license and a Trout/Salmon Stamp to fish for trout. A Lake Erie Permit or Combination Trout-Salmon Stamp/Lake Erie Permit is also needed to fish for trout, salmon and steelhead in Lake Erie and its tributaries. Licenses, stamps and permits must be signed in ink and displayed on an outer garment. Anglers must also be able to provide positive proof of identification (other than the fishing license) upon request of a Waterways Conservation Officer.

License Fees: 2005 licenses, stamps and permits are valid January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2005 (except 1, 3 and 7-day licenses) and are available at more than 1,300 issuing agents statewide and online through the Pennsylvania Outdoor Shop.

Resident $21.00 $1.00   $22.00
Senior Resident – Annual 10.00 1.00 11.00
Senior Resident Lifetime 50.00 1.00 51.00
1-Day Resident (not valid April 1-30) 10.00 1.00 11.00
Non-Resident 51.00 1.00 52.00
7-Day Tourist 33.00 1.00 34.00
3-Day Tourist 25.00 1.00 26.00
Trout/Salmon Stamp 8.00 1.00 9.00
Lake Erie Permit 8.00 1.00 9.00
Combination Trout-Salmon/Lake Erie Permit 14.00 1.00 15.00

* These regulations apply to the vast majority of trout fishing waters. Other rules apply to Special Regulation Areas. Anglers should consult the Summary of PA Fishing Laws and Regulations, distributed free with their licenses, for more details.

Posted in Fishing
One comment on “2005 Trout
  1. Meadville Dan says:

    Are the minimum length and limits going to decrease because the Commission intends to increase the average size of trout and decrease the number of trout?

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *