From the PF&BC site:
THE 2005 PENNSYLVANIA TROUT SEASON
Opening Day: Saturday, April 16, 8 a.m.
Minimum Size: Seven inches
Fishing Hours: 24 hours a day, after the 8 a.m. opener
|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.
|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|
|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.