[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/54398984[/vimeo] Brook trout play a critical role in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, but without cool, clean water, the fish cannot survive. Working in headwater states, Chesapeake Bay Program partners are promoting land conservation and habitat restoration as ways to clean up local waterways and conserve the iconic species. Learn how you can help at Chesapeakebay.net

 

[vimeo]http://vimeo.com/63850703[/vimeo] PA Undercurrent Outfitters serves up this sweet fly fishing footage of early season baetis hatches on some of my favorite waters in Central Pennsylvania. Baetis, Blue-Winged Olives or just BWO? As the film producers note, “whatever you call them, its more than likely they’re the first mayfly to hatch in your area. Less colorful…

 

[map style=”width: auto; height:400px; margin:20px 0px 20px 0px; border: 0px solid black;” maptype=”TERRAIN” z=”12″ kml=”https://s3.amazonaws.com/tsmaps/PA_Special_Regulation_Trout_Streams.kml” download=”yes”] Get out and explore Pennsylvania special regulation trout streams! Download includes map markers in KML and GPX format with coordinates for all PA special regulation trout streams, including: Catch-and-Release (C&R) Catch-and Release All Tackle (CRAT) Catch-and-Release Fly Fishing Only…

 

Pennsylvania is home to hundreds of small to mid-sized wild trout streams with robust populations of brook trout, brown trout and rainbow trout that reproduce naturally.  Most of these fish are not huge but if you enjoy fishing smaller waters for fiesty streambed fish you could spend a lifetime exploring all that PA has to…

 

The Lehigh River was recently featured in Eastern Fly Fishing (Volume 7, Number 6, November/December 2011) in an article by Beau Beasley aptly named, “Lehigh River, PA – Understanding an Underated Fishery”. And underated it is. The Lehigh River flows for over 100 miles through Pennsylvania and serves as the largest tributary to the Delaware…

 

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDLlv_xdwJY[/youtube] Note: Limited road-side parking is available on the east side of the bridge crossing the Little Juniata River on Barree Road (see map above). Visit our Little Juniata River fly fishing guide for additional informational including a map of river access points, current stream conditions and available fly fishing reports.

 

Little Juniata River access in the gorge section of the 624-acre Rothrock State Forest. Here the Little Juniata River snakes it way through a 1.6-mile-long gap it has carved through Tussey Mountain. Tussey Mountain rises 1,500 feet above the river on each side here, the scenery rivaling anything that the Keystone State has to offer….

 

Little Juniata River Access at Spruce Creek A great access point at the confluence of the Little Juniata River and Spruce Creek. Parking is available in the church parking lot. Please be considerate and park as far away from the church as possible and on Sundays consider finding another place to park. Private property is…

 

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has been stocking fingerling rainbow and brown trout throughout the Lehigh River for a few years now. In the spring of 2009 the PFBC initiated a study to determine the contribution of hatchery fingerling trout stocking to angler catch from the Francis E Walter outflow to confluence Sandy…

 
 

View Larger Map The Poconos Have More Than Just Heart-Shaped Hot Tubs Northeast Pennsylvania, home to the Pocono Mountains (long-time destination of honeymooners) is laced with sparkling clear streams, wild brook trout and not so many anglers.  If you are looking for a little more solitude on your next trout fly fishing outing we’ve got…

 

North-Central Pennsylvania contains some of the most fabled fly fishing waters in the Commonwealth including Fishing Creek, Penns Creek and Spring Creek.  But that’s not all.  There are also 36 other special regulation trout streams that provide excellent fly fishing opportunities in north-central Pennsylvania.  Why not check one out? 39 More Trout Streams! I know, 39…

 

,h3>Special Regulation Trout Streams Pennsylvania has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to opportunities to fly fish for rainbow, brown and brook trout and here are 11 of them: Slippery Rock Creek, Caldwell Creek, Little Sandy Creek, Oil Creek, East Hickory Creek, Cool Spring Creek, Neshannock Creek, Piney Creek, Shenango River, West Branch Caldwell…