By: Chris Shaffer
The statewide Pennsylvania trout opener takes place tomorrow and with excellent weather conditions expected anglers can expect large crowds and lots of action on multiple species of trout. We’ve dove in depth the past few days covering the greater Pittsburgh and Southwest PA regions and have called in a few favors with the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission to help detail what to expect in the central part of the state. In between stocking more than 3.2 million trout the PAFBC helped answer a few questions about tomorrow’s massive event.
PA is hoping to sell nearly 80,000 licenses and permits today for tomorrow’s opener. The PFBC annually stocks approximately 3.2 million adult trout in more than 700 streams and 120 lakes. These figures include approximately two million rainbow trout, 642,000 brown trout, 522,000 brook trout and 8,500 trop