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Regulations by Species
PANFISH ENHANCEMENT SPECIAL REGULATIONS
These regulations are intended to increase the number, quality and size of panfish through the use of minimum length limits on sunfish, crappies and Yellow Perch. For all other species, Commonwealth inland waters seasons, sizes and creel limits apply, unless listed in other special regulation programs. It is unlawful to fish in the Panfish Enhancement Special Regulations waters listed below except in compliance with the following size and creel limits:
County Water Area Species Minimum Size Daily Limit
Berks Blue Marsh Reservoir Crappie 9 inches 20

When Panfish Enhancement Regulations apply to more than one species in the same waterway, the combined creel limit is 20 for each species with the total creeled not to exceed 50 panfish combined.

"Sunfish" includes Bluegills, Pumpkinseeds and Redear Sunfish. "Crappie" includes both Black and White Crappies.

Bluegill

Bluegill

Pumpkinseed
Pumpkinseed

Redear Sunfish
Redear Sunfish

Black Crappie
Black Crappie

White Crappie
White Crappie

Yellow Perch
Yellow Perch

Cambria Beaverdam Run Reservoir Yellow Perch 9 inches
Hinkston Run Reservoir Sunfish 7 inches
Crappie 9 inches
Wilmore Dam Sunfish 7 inches
Crappie 9 inches
Yellow Perch 9 inches
Centre Foster Joseph Sayers Lake* Sunfish 7 inches
Chester Chambers Lake Sunfish 7 inches
Crappie 9 inches
Yellow Perch 9 inches
Crawford Pymatuning Reservoir Crappie 9 inches
Fayette / Westmoreland Bridgeport Reservoir Sunfish 7 inches
Crappie 9 inches
Montour Lake Chillisquaque Sunfish 7 inches
Crappie 9 inches
Monroe Bradys Lake Sunfish 7 inches
Crappie 9 inches
Yellow Perch 9 inches
Gouldsboro Lake Sunfish 7 inches
Crappie 9 inches
Yellow Perch 9 inches
Pike Lower Lake
(Lower Promised Land Lake)
Sunfish 7 inches
Yellow Perch 9 inches
Promised Land Lake
(Upper Promised Land Lake)
Sunfish 7 inches
Yellow Perch 9 inches
Somerset Quemahoning Reservoir Sunfish 7 inches
Crappie 9 inches
Yellow Perch 9 inches
Washington Cross Creek Lake Sunfish 7 inches
Crappie 9 inches
Peters Twp. Lake (Reservoir #2) Crappie 9 inches
Westmoreland Indian Lake Sunfish 7 inches
Crappie 9 inches
Lower Twin Lake Crappie 9 inches
Northmoreland Lake Sunfish 7 inches
Crappie 9 inches
Upper Twin Lake Crappie 9 inches
* see Misc. Special Regulations for Crappies at Foster Joseph Sayers Lake.
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