Trout season in Franklin County coming early

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

Just like the arrival of spring, trout season comes early in Franklin County again this year.

Trout season will open on March 31 in 18 counties in southeastern Pennsylvania, including Franklin. The first day of trout season for the remainder of the state will be April 14.

Fishing rules and regulations, trout stocking schedules, creel limits and other useful information is available on the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission's website at

Anglers can also purchase a 2012 fishing license at the PFBC website.