Hunting, Fishing & Water Sports

Hunter with Dog
White Water Rafting
Two Fishermen


Fly fisherman have numerous streams and rivers to choose from, including the Lehigh, which is one of the most spectacular mountain streams east of the Rocky Mountains. Lake fishermen have several outstanding lakes from which to choose, including Harvey's Lake, the largest natural lake in the Commonwealth. To obtain a fishing license from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, download the appropriate form.


Deer, bear, and turkey hunters will find that thousands of acres of Pennsylvania State Game Lands are easily accessible from any point in the county. To obtain a hunting license from the Pennsylvania Game Commission, download the appropriate form.

Junior, Senior, Combination, Lifetime (renewals only), Non-Resident, Disabled Veteran and Replacement Hunting Licenses are available during office hours. The following tables outline the type of licenses available and their costs.

Table Key

  • (1) Are issued by only page. C Offices.
  • (2) Issued by only County Treasurers. (Exception: Philadelphia County antlerless deer licenses are issued by the page. C Southeast Office. See Digest of Hunting and Trapping Regulations for details.)
  • (3) Elk licenses may be applied for only through the page. C Harrisburg Headquarters, only by mail order or online. There is a $10 nonrefundable application fee.
  • All combination license types include hunting, furtaker, archery and muzzleloader privileges.
  • All replacement licenses cost $6.

The Pennsylvania Game Commission is now able to issue hunting licenses directly online. The Commission has a very comprehensive website. .For more information, including requirements, please visit the Pennsylvania Game Commission's License Information page.

Water Sports

White water rafting and kayaking are available on the Lehigh River at White Haven and the Susquehanna River. To find out more about all the great water fun right here and near the County check out