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Regulations by Species
BROOD STOCK LAKES PROGRAM
 
These regulations are intended to restrict harvest and fish consumption from designated lakes during the FDA-mandated withdrawal period. During this period, fish anesthetics are used during Muskellunge, Tiger Muskellunge (hybrids), Northern Pike and Pickerel culture operations. From April 1 through May 31, fishing for these species is permitted on a catch and release/no harvest basis. It is unlawful to take or possess any Muskellunge, Tiger Muskellunge (hybrids), Northern Pike and Pickerel from these lakes during this period. When caught, these fish species shall be immediately returned unharmed.
County Water
Crawford Conneaut Lake
Lake Canadhota
Sugar Lake
Woodcock Creek Lake
Erie Edinboro Lake
Howard Eaton Reservoir
Union City Reservoir
 
County Water
Wayne Belmont Lake
Duck Harbor Pond
Lake Wallenpaupack
Miller Pond
Prompton Dam
For all other species, Commonwealth inland waters seasons, sizes and creel limits apply.
 
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