HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania is holding a discount sale on 2015 fishing licenses.
For the first time in its history, the state Fish & Boat Commission approved a reduction in the annual fishing license fee. Commission spokesman Eric Levis said Monday that the $1 reduction takes effect Dec. 1.READ MORE: Pittsburghers Have Mixed Reactions To Weekend Traffic Restrictions On East Carson Street
The reduced one-year fees, which will last through next year, will be $21.70 for residents and $51.70 for non-residents.
Anglers who prefer multi-year licenses also can save money, but only if they buy their 2015 licenses in December. Those reductions will be $3 for three-year licenses and $5 for five-year licenses.READ MORE: Man Accused Of Beating His 5-Year-Old Son To Death With Baseball Bat Could Face Death Penalty
The commission says it hopes the lower fees will encourage people who have given up fishing to take up the sport again.
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