Feb. 02, 2023

BELLEFONTE – The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PBFC) has made its 2023 trout stocking schedule available via the FishBoatPA mobile app and website, Fishandboat.com, according to state Rep. Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin).

“The PFBC will stock about 3.2 million adult trout in about 700 streams and over 100 lakes open to public fishing across the Commonwealth this year,” said Benninghoff. “With stocking to begin the week of Feb. 21, the time is coming for anglers to dust off their rods and tackle boxes. Spring trout fishing is right around the corner.”

The 2023 adult trout stocking schedule is searchable by county, lists the waterways in alphabetical order and indicates stocking dates and the species of trout that will be stocked. Hard copies of the trout stocking schedule will soon be available at Benninghoff’s district offices.
To participate in trout fishing, anglers ages 16 and older are required to possess a fishing license and a trout permit. Anglers and boaters can start preparing for opening day of trout season now by purchasing their fishing licenses, launch permits, and boat registration renewals online, on the FishBoatPA mobile app or by visiting one of approximately 700 retail license issuing agents. 

Questions about trout stocking schedules, or any other state-related issue can be directed to Benninghoff’s Bellefonte district office at 814-355-1300 or his Reedsville district office at 717-667-1175. 

Representative Kerry Benninghoff
Pennsylvania House Majority Leader
171st Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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