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PFBC Region Map
Find the regulation that applies
to where you want to fish
To assist trout anglers in knowing the regulations that apply to locations where they fish, trout regulations are separated by PFBC Regions. Each region contains a listing of its counties separated by specific trout regulation. Regulation categories are listed below, click on individual regulations for an explanation of each regulation and its requirements.
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Regional Opening Day of Trout Season
The trout season begins earlier in 18 southeastern Pennsylvania counties. In these counties (and designated waters crossing into these counties), trout season will begin 8 a.m., March 30. Unless otherwise specified by special regulation, inland daily limits and minimum sizes apply.

Stocked trout waters in the Southeast, Southcentral, Northcentral and Northeast regions that have this early opening day are included in region trout regulation listings.

Stocked Trout Waters
Listings of stocked trout waters for counties/regions that have the regular opening day of trout season, April 13, along with the March 30 regional opening day.
Trout Fishing Regulations - Definitions & Listings
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