by Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Oct. 31) – With vibrant, changing foliage as a backdrop to any adventure during the fall season, the lure of a relaxing paddle along a scenic river, stream or lake is hard to resist. The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) encourages everyone to enjoy the water and reminds boaters to wear a life jacket during the cold weather months.

Beginning on November 1 and lasting through April 30, boaters are required to wear a U.S. Coast Guard approved life jacket at all times while underway or at anchor on boats less than 16 feet in length or on any canoe or kayak.

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