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Pennsylvania Fishes
Montage of PA fishes
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Pennsylvania is home to many popular game fish, including trout, bass, musky, walleye, steelhead, panfish and many more! Follow the links on this page to find out more and to see pictures and illustrations.
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Species Feature Pages
Index of feature pages of individual species (trout, bass, etc.), which contain links to most of the web information we have about PA fish (links also listed in right column)....GO!

Gallery of PA Fishes
Information and illustrations taken from the Commission's reference book Pennsylvania Fishes....GO!

Popular Sport Fishes of PA
Where, how and when to catch popular game fishes....GO!

State Record Fish
Current PA state records, rules and application....GO!

Angler Award Program -- application & rules
Catch a big fish? Your first one? Get an Angler Award....GO!
bulletBiggest Fish -- Listing of the biggest fish submitted to the Angler Award Program each year....GO!
bulletOfficial measuring stations -- Businesses registered with the Commission for state record fish....GO!

Regional Reports Photo Archive
Archived photos of anglers and their catches....GO!

Weight-Length Estimators (A) -- one page print-friendly lengths and weights of popular species:
bulletPart I - bluegill, pumpkinseed, chain pickerel, black and white crappie, red-breasted sunfish, yellow perch and walleye....GO!
bulletPart II - muskellunge, northern pike, American shad, trout, rock bass....GO!
bulletPart III - largemouth, smallmouth and striped bass, channel catfish, brown bullhead....GO!

Weight-Length Estimators (B) -- detailed tables with lengths, weights and ages....Choose a species, then select link to Fisheries Management Species Overview....GO!

Endangered & threatened species
Information about Pennsylvania's endangered and threatened species....GO!

Fishin' from the Kitchen
Fish recipes -- regular feature of PA Angler & Boater magazine....GO!

Consumption Advisories
Public health advisory on consumption of caught sport fish....GO!

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Featured topics
Gallery of PA Fishes
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Biggest Fish of the Year
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Fisheries
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Summary book of PA fishing regs. & laws
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Freshwater fish identification – EPA
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Featured fish species
Bass, Black
Bass, Rock
Bass, Striped
Bass, White
Bluegill
Carp
Catfish, Channel
Catfish, Flathead
Crappie
Muskellunge
Perch, White
Perch, Yellow
Pickerel, Chain
Pike, Northern
Pumpkinseed
Redbreast Sunfish
Sauger
Shad
Snakehead
Steelhead
Trout
Walleye
Frequently asked questions
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