To ensure there's plenty to fish for during an extended trout season that began Sept. 7, Pennsylvania's Fish and Boat commission is stocking waters in Montgomery, Berks, and Chester counties.
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's Independence Day gift to the public allows you to go fishing for trout, or anything else, on Sunday only for free. No license will be required. Have fun!
Pennsylvania's Fish and Boat Commission is helping to pay for educational programs being held June through August by the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy on Green Lane Reservoir in Pennsburg.
The state's Game Commission, and its Fish and Boat Commission, last week again asked legislators for permission to set their own license fees. They haven't risen since 2005, and their expenses this year are likely to exceed revenues.
Opening day for trout fishing isn't far off. State fisheries are ready to stock seven local streams between Feb. 19 and April 23.