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"Map" only begins to describe what our interactive maps can do – they virtually serve as a complete guide for anglers and boaters for their respective topics. Pages generally start with a statewide map with options to zoom to areas of interest geographically or by water body. Clicking on icons provides fishing and boating information related to the map subject. [Learn more about PFBC GIS activities]
Highlights of Features on Selected Maps
See list to the right for a complete list of available interactive maps
  • County Guide—Zoom in to a county to find boat accesses, trout stocked waters, special fishing regulation waters, wild trout streams, Commission facilities.
  • PA Lakes—Find publicly owned lakes, their boat access points and fishing/boating regulations; zoom in directly to lakes or counties.
  • Biologist Reports—Lake and stream survey listing, waters can be located by name, county, year or region.
  • Warmwater / Coolwater Fisheries—Find waters with good opportunites to catch bass, walleye, musky, panfish, catfish and other warmwater/coolwater species. Fishery rankings, stocking info, regulations.
  • Fishing Special Regulation Areas—View all waters or view by regulation, statewide or zoom in to a county.
  • Boating Special Regulation Waters—View waters with special boating regulations.
  • Water trails—Locate PA water trails and get general information. Zoom to trails to find access points and USGS water gauge data.
  • Ice / winter fishing—Ice fishing destinations, fish species present, winter trout-stocked waters, fishing regulations.
  • Steelhead—Public fishing destinations for Lake Erie tributaries, regulations, stocking data.
  • PFBC directory—Locations and contact information for Commission offices.
Important Note to Anglers: Many waters in Pennsylvania are on private property, the listing or mapping of waters by the Fish and Boat Commission does not guarantee public access. Always obtain permission to fish on private property.
Online Map Disclaimer: The online maps on this website are provided as a public service by PFBC. These maps overlay Pennsylvania fishing and boating information on top of base geographic maps provided from other source providers. Names of water bodies, roads, etc. are all part of this base map. Since the PFBC does not control the information presented on these base map layers, the accuracy of this information is not guaranteed. The online maps and their contained information presented by the PFBC are to be used for reference purposes only. The PFBC is not responsible for inaccuracies, nor is any responsibility assumed for damages or other liabilities due to the accuracy, availability, use or misuse of the information provided on these maps.

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