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PFBC Rulemaking Activity - Archive
-- Proposed & Recent Rulemakings & Notices --

RULEMAKINGS   NOTICES
  • 237....Special fishing regulation areas, Eastern Mud Turtles, Round Hickorynut, Pistolgrip, Rayed Bean, Chesapeake Logperch, American Brook Lampreys...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: Changes to §§65.5, 65.6 and 65.14 (relating to catch and release areas; delayed harvest artificial lures only areas; and catch and release fly-fishing only areas) go into effect on January 1, 2013. Changes to §§75.1, 75.2 and 75.3 (relating to endangered species; threatened species; and candidate species) goes into effect upon publication in the Bulletin, which will occur on December 22, 2012
  • 236....Regulations for temporary registration certificates, capacity plates, wake surfing...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: January 1, 2013
  • 235....Passenger for hire vessels...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: January 1, 2013
  • 234....American shad regulations on Lehigh and Schuylkill rivers...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view finalFinal Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: January 1, 2013
  • 233....Opossum Lake fishing regulations...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: June 16, 2012
  • 232....Lake Erie commercial fishing regulations...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: March 24, 2012
  • 231....Triploid grass carp permits...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: July 1, 2012
  • 230....Bass regulations for Susquehanna and Juniata rivers and tributaries...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted....view final....Effective Date: January 1, 2012
  • 229....Discontinue Natural Access Area Program, sound producing device, visual distress signals, Raystown Lake regulations, Lake Wilhelm regulations...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted....view final....Effective Date: December 31, 2011
  • 228....Personal flotation devices requirement...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted....view final....Effective Date: November 1, 2012
  • 227....Public comments at Commission meetings...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted....view final....Effective Date: December 31, 2011
  • 226....Leaser Lake closed to fishing...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted....view final....Effective Date: October 8, 2012
  • 225....River herring regulations, National Saltwater Angler Registry Program...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted....view final....Effective Date: January 1, 2012
  • 224....Allow three lines when fishing...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted....view final....Effective Date: January 1, 2012
  • 223....Susquehanna/Juniata no harvest bass regulations...view notice....Adopted....view final....Effective Date: June 11, 2011
  • 222....Livery use of Commission boat accesses; boat lights; Piney Dam slow, no wake zone; Conneaut Lake anchor zone...view notice.Adopted....view final....Effective Date: May 14, 2011
  • 221....Revise regulation wording for stocking of designated waters...view notice....Not Adopted
  • 220....Dredging royalty payments...view notice....Adopted....view final....Effective Date: May 14, 2011
  • 219....Prohibit the harvest of live mussels...view notice....Adopted...view final....Effective Date: January 1, 2011
  • 218....Date requirement for publishing Lake Erie commercial catch rates...view notice....Adopted...view final....Effective Date: January 1, 2011
  • 217....Amphibians & reptiles name changes. ...Adopted...view final....Effective Date: March 20, 2010
  • 216....Creel limits for shad, Lake Erie fishing permits...view notice....Adopted...view final....Effective Date: July 3, 2010
  • 215....Changes to endangered, threatened and candidate species lists...view notice....Adopted...view final....Effective Date: July 3, 2010
  • 214....Boating regulations for Lake Somerset, High Point Lake and Cranberry Glade Lake...view notice....Adopted...view final....Effective Date: March 20, 2010
  • 213....VHS regulations...view notice....Adopted...view final....Effective Date: January 9, 2010
  • 212....Delaware River creel limits for American shad and river herring...view notice....Adopted...view final....Effective Date: January 9, 2010
 
  • Qualified Endangered and Threatened Species – Surveyor Requirements...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view notice....Effective Date: January 1, 2014
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters ...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: October 26, 2013
  • Wild Trout Streams - Proposed Additions ...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: October 26, 2013
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters....view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: August 10, 2013
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams....view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: August 10, 2013
  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations Lake Nessmuk....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: Immediately upon posting at the site (~Aug 2013)
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters....view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted....view final....Effective Date: May 4, 2013
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams Proposed Additions to List....view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted....view final....Effective Date: May 4, 2013
  • 2013 Lake Erie Creel Limits for Walleye and Yellow Perch....Final Rulemaking: Adopted....view final....Effective Date: May 1, 2013
  • Lake Erie total allowable commercial catch for walleye and yellow perch....Final Rulemaking: Adopted....view final....Effective Date: Immediately (~Apr 2013)
  • Correction Notice of Designation of Waters Subject to Special Fishing Regulations....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: Immediately (~Jan 2013)
  • Amendments to §65.24 (Miscellaneous Special Regulations) to Remove Early Season Trout Stocked Waters Restrictions on Shenango and Youghiogheny Rivers...Final Rulemaking:...view notice....Effective Date: January 1, 2013
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Streams ...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: February 9, 2013
  • Proposed Changes to List of Wild Trout Streams ...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final
  • Proposed Special Regulation – Designations and Re-designations ...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted....view final....Effective Date: January 1, 2013
  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations Lower Woods Pond, Wayne County....Final Rulemaking: ...view notice....Effective Date: Immediately (~Dec 2012)
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams – Correction ...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted....view final....Effective Date: October 20, 2012
  • Proposed Changes to List of Wild Trout Streams...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: August 4, 2012
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: August 4, 2012
  • Criteria for Courses of Instruction in Boating Safety Education...view notice....Effective Date: July 1, 2012
  • Boat and Marine Forfeiture; Maximum Amount...view notice....Effective Date: Immediately (~May 2012)
  • 2012 Lake Erie Creel Limits for Walleye and Yellow Perch....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: May 1, 2012
  • Lake Erie Commercial Fishing – 2012 total allowable catch for walleye....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: Immediately (~April 2012)
  • Proposed Special Regulation – Designations and Re-designation ...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: April 28, 2012
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams – Proposed Additions to List...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: April 28, 2012
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: April 28, 2012
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: April 28, 2012
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams – Proposed Additions to List ...view notice....Final Rulemaking: Adopted...view final....Effective Date: April 28, 2012
  • Nursery Water Designation – Shenango River, Crawford County...view notice....Effective Date: February 18, 2012
  • Proposed Exhibition Area Designation, Spring Creek, Centre County...view notice....Adopted....view final....Effective Date: January 1, 2012
  • Proposed Special Regulation Designations...view notice....Adopted....view final....Effective Date: January 1, 2012
  • Speedwell Forge Lake, Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations...view notice....Effective Date: Upon posting at the site (~October 2011)
  • Alcohol Prohibition Spring Creek Canyon Property...view notice....Effective Date: September 30, 2011
  • Tulpehocken Creek, Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations...view notice....Effective Date: September 19, 2011
  • Add Big Spring Creek, Section 2, to Class A Wild Trout Waters...view notice....Adopted....view final....Effective Date: August 6, 2011
  • Proposed Changes to list of wild trout streams...view notice....Adopted....view final....Effective Date: June 11, 2011
  • Big Bass Special Regulations, Susquehanna and Juniata Rivers...view notice....Effective Date: May 14, 2011
  • Owl Creek Reservoir, Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations...view notice....Effective Date: Immediately (~May 2011)
  • Lake Erie commercial total allowable catch...view notice....Effective Date: Immediately (~April 2011)
  • Walnut Creek Marina slip fees for larger boats...view notice....Effective Date: March 5, 2011
  • Boat and Marine Forfeiture; Maximum Amount...view notice....Effective Date: March 5, 2011
  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations–Hereford Manor Lakes, Beaver County...view notice....Effective Date: March 1, 2011
  • New sand and gravel royalty rates...view notice....Effective Date: January 1, 2011
  • Proposed Changes to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters...view notice....Adopted...view final....Effective Date: March 5, 2011
  • Extend wild trout stream limits of the Little Juniata River...view notice....Adopted...view final....Effective Date: March 5, 2011
  • Temporary Catch and Release Regulations on Portions of Susquehanna and Juniata Rivers...view notice....Effective Date: January 1, 2011
  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations at Hereford Manor Lakes...view notice....Effective Date: November 1, 2010
  • Proposed Additions to List of Class A Wild Trout Waters...view notice....Adopted...view final....Effective Date: August 7, 2010
  • Removal of Certain Refuge Areas...view notice....Adopted...view final....Effective Date: August 7, 2010
  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations, Bradys Run Lake...view notice....Effective Date: May 15, 2010
  • Additions to Class A Wild Trout Waters...view notice....Adopted...view final....Effective Date: May 8, 2010
  • Additions & adjustments to Wild Trout Sreams listing...view notice....Adopted...view final....Effective Date: May 8, 2010
  • Bowmans Creek, Wyoming County, special regulation area re-designation...view notice.....Approved....view final....Effective Date: May 8, 2010
  • Lake Erie walleye & perch 2010 allowable commercial catch...view notice....Effective Date: Immediately (~February 2010)
  • List of native species...view notice....Effective Date: February 13, 2010
  • Nursery water designations...view notice....Effective Date: February 13, 2010
  • Boat and Marine Forfeiture; Maximum Amountn...view notice....Effective Date: January 1, 2010
  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations - Reduce Creel Limit for American Shad...view notice....Effective Date: January 1, 2010
 

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