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PFBC Free Publications
Indicate requested items by checking boxes. Single copies are free. Limit: 6 items. For multiple copies of the same title, please complete the Requisition for Educational Publications form. View our Activities and Education Portal to find FREE online resources, including videos and numerous, PRINTABLE activities, coloring pages, PLAY Newsletters and publications by topic. Publications found on this online resource are NO LONGER in print, but are saved in PDF format for easy printing at home/school!
Due to the excessive cost of mailing and the difference in the addresses free pubs will only be mailed to US addresses.
Publications — Print versions available for order
Angler Award Program State records, big fish, first fish, rules and application
Dynamic Darters Information on Pennsylvania darters
Fish Scale Sketch Commission overview, mission and programs
PA Fishes Identification Guide Quick reference with illustrations, depicts over 90 fish species
Pennsylvania Snakes Quick reference with photos, depicts Pennsylvania’s 21 native snakes
Snakes in Basements / Birth of a Snake Snakes in basements / Birth of a snake
Region Guide Brochures — PA's Fishing & Boating Opportunities
Each Region Guide is two maps in one, with maps and corresponding tables that highlight fishing and boating opportunities. Access areas, water trails, wild and stocked trout waters, special regulation waters — just a few examples of the wealth of information provided to assist you. Much of the same information is also available online in the form of interactive maps at our County Guide and Water Trail Guide pages.
Counties: Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Warren
Counties: Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Jefferson, Lycoming, McKean, Montour, Northumberland, Potter, Snyder, Tioga, Union
Counties: Bradford, Carbon, Columbia, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Wayne, Wyoming
Counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Somerset, Washington, Westmoreland
Counties: Adams, Bedford, Blair, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lebanon, Mifflin, Perry, York
Counties: Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, Schuylkill
Northwest Region Guide Northcentral Region Guide Northeast Region Guide
Southwest Region Guide Southcentral Region Guide Southeast Region Guide
PA Water Trail Guides
These printed water trail guides are provided by the trail’s partnering organizations and are available in limited quantities for select water trails. Additional water trail information can be found in the region guides or on our Water Trail Guide page.
Kiski-Conemaugh, Upper Section–Johnstown to Blairsville
Kiski-Conemaugh, Lower Section–Blairsville to Freeport
Pine Creek, Northern Section–Ansonia to Slate Run
Pine Creek, Southern Section–Slate Run to Jersey Shore
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