Fish for stocked trout and wild brown trout in the long and winding Clark's Creek. The DeHart Reservoir’s runoff provides cold water to the creek year-round, making fishing popular even into the warm summer months. Clark’s Creek is a welcoming spot to cast a line from wide banks with lots of natural ledges, gradual inclines, and flat areas to set up your gear.
The Juniata River is a tributary of the Susquehanna River. A broad and shallow course passes through several ridges and steep-faced water gaps, making it as much a destination for its scenery as its fishing. It is the second-largest tributary to the Susquehanna River. Anglers will find a wealth of smallmouth bass, and will also cast out for muskies, walleye, rock bass, catfish, and carp.
Seasoned flyfishers have likely heard of LeTort Spring Run. It’s a legendary spot oft-visited by the best flyfishers in the world. But if you haven’t heard of LeTort, rest assured you will remember it once you’ve visited and cast a line. It’s a true challenge, but the big brown trout present a nice reward after a day by the water.
Fishing at Little Buffalo State Park puts outdoor enthusiasts in the heart of a 923-acre expanse of beauty and activity. The park offers trails, camping, swimming, and – of course – fishing. Fish the calm waters of Holman Lake year-round, and find largemouth bass, bullhead catfish, walleye, muskellunge, perch, and stocked trout. The PA Fish & Boat Commission designates the lake as a “Big Bass Lake,” so anglers are restricted to pulling no more than 4 bass that must be at least 15 inches long.
Memorial Lake offers great game fishing for largemouth bass, muskellunge, northern pike, yellow perch, white crappie, black crappie, bullhead, channel catfish, carp, sucker, trout, and various species of panfish. Situated in a state park by the same name, there are lots of additional outdoor activities to be enjoyed with friends and family.
Stony Creek – given its name from its stony riverbed – is a designated Pennsylvania Scenic River. You’ll be fishing for brook trout and brown trout in gorgeous surroundings with no closed season.
The Susquehanna River flows past Harrisburg’s city skyline carrying smallmouth bass, catfish and other prized warm-water species of fish along the way. Boat, kayak, or fish from the shore of this beautiful and well-fished waterway that defines the most scenic views of Pennsylvania’s capital city.
Yellow Breeches Creek is well-stocked limestone trout stream with high water quality that enables anglers to find a broad spectrum of trout nearly year-round. After rambling through the countryside for some 40+ miles, the stream joins another popular fishing spot – the Susquehanna River.
For a comprehensive guide of Pennsylvania’s rules, regulations, and waterway options, check out Explore PA Waters.
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