Pennsylvania Commercial Fishing Permits You Need to Know

Pennsylvania Commercial Fishing

Although Pennsylvania is one of the states in America that doesn’t have any access to the coastline, it does have access to Lake Erie and plenty of rivers, like the Susquehanna or the Ohio river. Such is so, a recent research concluded that anglers and hunters contribute to the state economy with 1.5 billion dollars each year. For that reason, we have created this guide that will tell you everything you need to know about Pennsylvania Commercial Fishing.

You can Find Many of the permits in the Commercial Fishing Permits Center

One would not think of Pennsylvania as a grand fishing state, would he? There are, however, more than 86,000 miles of streams and rivers, along with 4,000 inland lakes and ponds covering 160,000 acres, plus 470,000 acres of Lake Erie. What does this mean to you? There’s plenty of great fishing throughout Pennsylvania!

Most of the fishing spots however do require a permit. The good news is that you can find them all on our site: Commercial Fishing Permits Center. Read on if you want to find out what types of documents you can get and a brief explanation of some of them.

Pennsylvania Commercial Fishing Permits

Charter Boat Application

This one does not need much explanation, as it is the form you need to use to navigate a charter boat.

Application for Regulated Fishing Lake License

If you want to operate in fishing lakes, this is the form you need.

Lake Erie Trap Net License or Seine Application for Commercial Fishing License

Application for Inspection Passenger – Carrying Vessel

Pennsylvania Fishing and Boating regulations require that vessels carrying more than six (6) passengers for hire be inspected annually.

Vessel Characteristic Record – Passenger Carrying Vessel

If you will carry passengers this is the form you need.

Application for Boat Operators License

Cast Net Permit Throw Net Application

Cast Throw Net Duplicate Permit Application

Property Use Request

Application for Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission Property Use request.

Triploid Grass Carp Pond Owner Stocking Permit Application

Pennsylvania Commercial Fishing

All of your Forms in One Place

As you can see, there are many different options available when it comes to Pennsylvania Commercial Fishing Permits. We only explained the ones that could not be understood from the title. You can, however, feel a bit overwhelmed, but you don’t have to! Just contact us through the online chat or any of the other means from our page and we will help you to clear any of your doubts and get casting your lines in the river in no time!

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