For one day only, you can fish in Pennsylvania without a fishing license.
For one day only, you are allowed to fish without a fishing license across the state.
Wait, what? I need a license to fish in Pennsylvania?
Yes, Pennsylvania state laws require all recreational fishermen and fisherwomen to have a license. Pennsylvania has required that PA residents purchase a fishing license since 1922. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission website has an extensive history of fishing regulations in Pennsylvania.
Pittsburgh Fishing Resources
New to fishing? Looking to cast your line on fish-for-free day? Here are some links to help you get started:
- 7 Best Fishing Spots in Pittsburgh from FisherPants
- Best Fishing Waters from Pennsylvania from Fish & Boat Commission
- TriAnglers – Every Wednesday, free, lunchtime fishing on the Three Rivers Heritage Trail with Venture Outdoors