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

RULEMAKINGS   NOTICES
  • 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
  • 211....General Provision, Fishing and Boating....Adopted....view final....Effective Date: April 11, 2009
  • 210....General Provision and Boating...view proposal....Adopted...view final....Effective Date: October 3, 2009
  • 209....Striped bass regulations for Delaware River and Estuary...view proposal....Adopted....view final....Effective Date: April 1, 2009
  • 208....Endangered and threatened species regulations...view proposal....Public Comment Period: December 6, 2008 through January 6, 2009 (extended to March 15, 2009)....Adopted....view final...view Salamander Mussel final....Effective Date: July 11, 2009...January 30, 2010 (Salamader Mussel)
  • 207....Changes to threatened or candidate species lists...view proposal....Adopted...view final....Effective Date: March 7, 2009
  • 206....Right-to-Know Law...view proposal...Adopted...view final....January 1, 2009
  • 205....Fishing regulations - fish eggs...view proposal...Adopted...view final....Effective Date: January 1, 2009
  • 204....VHS related fishing regulations...view proposal...Adopted...view final....Effective Date: January 1, 2009
  • 203....Catfish and herring bow fishing regulations...view proposal...Adopted...view final...Effective Date: September 6, 2008
  • 202....Policy on wind power projects...view proposal...Adopted...view final...Effective Date: September 13, 2008
  • 201....Prohibit fishing in Walnut Creek from Route 5 north to Manchester Road Bridge between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m...view proposal...Adopted...view final...Effective Date: August 30, 2008
  • 200....Approved trout waters open to year-round fishing regulations...view proposal...Adopted...view final
  • 199...Susquehanna River fishing tournaments...view proposal...Adopted...view final...Effective Date: April 5, 2008
  • 198...Boating through waters with special fishing regulations...view proposal...Adopted...view final...Effective Date: March 29, 2008
  • 197...Definition of Boating Safety Education Certificate...view proposal...Adopted...view final...Effective Date: April 12, 2008...Related: Notice 4.4.08-Criteria for Courses of Instruction in Boating Safety Education
  • 196...Allegheny County boating regulations. Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio rivers (City of Pittsburgh)...view proposal...Adopted ...view final...Effective Date: March 29, 2008
  • 195...Scientific Collector Permit Fees...view proposal...Adopted...view final...Effective Date: January 1, 2008
  • 194...Minimum size for tautog...view proposal...Approved...view final...Effective Date: August 25, 2007
  • 193...Boundary waters fishing regulations...view proposal...Adopted...view final...Effective Date: January 1, 2008
  • 192...License and reporting program for commercial fisheries for American eel...view proposal...Adopted...view final...September 8, 2007
  • 191...Make it unlawful to transport live fish out of the Pennsylvania portion of the Lake Erie watershed...view proposal. Also see Notice -- VHS-Susceptible Species of Fish....Adopted...view final...Effective Date: January 1, 2008
  • 190...Remove Sugar Lake from miscellaneous special regulations...view proposal...Adopted...view final...Effective Date: January 1, 2008
 
  • 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
  • Addition of Walker Run, Luzerne County, to Wild Trout Streams list...view notice..Approved....view final...Effective Date: December 19, 2009
  • Re-Desigation of Fishing Creek, Columbia County...view notice...Approved...view final...Effective Date: December 19, 2009
  • Temporary Changes to Miscellaneous Special Regulations for Lake Erie Tributaries...view notice....Effective Date: October 26, 2009
  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations -- Gunter Valley Reservoir...view notice....Effective Date: October 9, 2009
  • Removal of Baldwin Run from List of Class A Wild Trout Waters...view notice....Effective Date: September 26, 2009
  • Temporary Changes to Fishing Regulations, North Park Lake...view notice....Effective Date: September 14, 2009
  • Lake Erie commercial allowable perch catch...view notice...Effective Date: Immediately (~August 2009)
  • Pumping Station Dam, Schuylkill County, fishing regulations...view notice...Effective Date: August 11, 2009
  • Classification of Wild Trout Streams - additions, deletions and adjustments to list ...view notice....view final....Effective Date: May 9, 2009
  • Boat and Marine Forfeiture; Maximum Amount...view notice....Effective Date: Immediately (~March 2009)
  • Temporary changes to fishing regulations -- Importation of VHS-Susceptible species of fish...view notice....Effective Date: Immediately (~March 2009)
  • Lake Erie 2009 total allowable commercial catch for walleye...view notice....Effective Date: Immediately (~February 2009)

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