Fishing

Fishing

Let the lure of a quiet weekend of fishing in the Great Outdoors Region of Pennsylvania draw you to our beautiful lakes and streams this spring. Cast yourself into every angler’s dream. Miles and miles of apparently endless streams, lakes and rivers will beckon you to Cameron, Clarion, Elk, Forest and Jefferson Counties.

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  • Allegheny National Forest

    Hundreds of miles of trails designated for hiking, biking, equestrian, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and ATVing. Family-fun outdoor recreation including swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, picnicking and camping.

    Along with the rich variety of outdoor recreation, several camping opportunities are available including 600 campsites,...
  • Allegheny River - East Brady

    Pool 9 is the most upriver pool. 9 miles of deep water unlimited horsepower boating. Fish: walleye, musky, catfish, bass.
  • Allegheny River - Foxburg

    Nationally designated as a Wild & Scenic river offering many recreational opportunities including boating, canoe & kayaking, fishing, wildlife watching and wilderness camping.
  • Allegheny River - Tionesta

    Nationally designated as a Wild & Scenic river offering many recreational opportunities including public access, boating, canoe & kayaking, fishing, wildlife watching and wilderness camping.
  • Allegheny River - West Hickory

    Wild & Scenic Class 1 river popular for fishing, kayaking, canoeing, and spectacular scenery. Fish Species: walleye, musky, pike, bass, trout, and catfish.
  • Bendigo State Park

    The East Branch of the Clarion River runs through the park and is regularly stocked with trout for excellent fishing. Charcoal grills, horseshoe pits, water and restroom facilities are interspersed throughout. A swimming pool is open daily, Memorial Day through Labor Day weekends. In winter, sledding and tobogganing slopes are popular.

    The...
  • Bucktail State Park Natural Area

    This 16,433-acre natural area is actually a 75-mile scenic drive. The park provides a beautiful scenic drive along PA 120 from Emporium, through Renovo to Lock Haven. All along the road are unspoiled forest lands, beautiful hills and deep valleys.

    Four major hiking and backpacking treks include Quehanna, Bucktail Path, Donut Hole and Chuck...
  • Buzzard Swamp Wildlife Viewing Area

    Most of the trails are not marked with diamonds, so watch the informational signs for directions. The skill level of the trails is easy and the terrain is relatively flat. Some of the trails are located within meadows with little protection from the sun and wind. Buzzard Swamp offers some of the best wildlife viewing opportunities on the Forest....
  • Clarion River - Cook Forest

    Wild & Scenic Class 1 kayaking, tubing, canoeing, fishing, and views that features steep hills, mature trees, and diverse wildlife. See Clarion Water trail map.
  • Clarion River - Foxburg A-C Valley

    Wild & Scenic - 17.1 miles; Recreational - 34.6 miles; Total - 51.7 miles. Beginning just below Ridgway, this undeveloped river meanders through narrow valleys of hardwood forests. The Clarion is popular for family canoeing, as well as for trophy brown trout and smallmouth bass fishing.
  • Clarion River - Piney Dam

    Wild & Scenic deep water 14 mile long reservoir with unlimited horsepower boating. Fish Species: walleye, musky, catfish, bass, and panfish. See Clarion Water trail map.
  • Clarion River - Ridgway

    Wild & Scenic Class 1 kayaking, canoeing, wildlife viewing, and spectacular scenery. Trophy brown trout and smallmouth bass fishing. See Clarion Water trail Upper Section map.
  • Clear Creek State Forest

    Clear Creek State Forest provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation, fishing, hunting and primitive camping. The forest has plenty of recreational trails available. Trails within the forest are open to mountain biking and to horseback riding unless posted closed. Primitive campers spending no more than one night on the State Forest do not...
  • Clear Creek State Park

    The park occupies a scenic portion of the Clear Creek Valley from PA 949 to the Clarion River. Recreational opportunities include: camping; canoeing, hunting, swimming, hiking, fishing, picnicking and winter activities. Call or go online for camping reservations. Cabins and yurts are available. Picnic tables, pavilions, and charcoal grills...
  • Cloe Lake

    Cloe Reservoir, a 27-acre lake in Jefferson County, is stocked with largemouth bass, trout, panfish and saugeye fingerling. There is easy access for shore fishing. You can fish for bass, trout and panfish at the reservoir. Boating at Cloe Lake is limited to boats powered by electric motors and un-powered boats. Cloe Reservoir is a great paddling...

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