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Pennsylvania fishing including bass fishing, walleye, crappie, stripers and more plus vacation trip ideas for fishing in PA.

The state of Pennsylvania offers an excellent variety of quality fishing including lakes, ponds, streams and rivers. Some ice fishing is available in winter. Penn fishing includes big walleyes, smallmouth bass and stripers attract the vast numbers of anglers but there is some great crappie, perch, catfish and other species available throughout PA.

Typical Pennsylvania Fishing Lake

The following chart shows the major fishing waters in Pennsylvania cross referencing these waters with the major species to be found there.

Listed are the primary
species to be found in
these local fisheries.
BassTroutSalmonWalleyeCrappieCatfishPanfishStriped Bass
Allegheny Reservoir
Blue Marsh Lake
Glendale Lake
High Point Reservoir
Lake Arthur
Lake Erie
Lake Wallenpaupack
Pymatuning Lake
Raystown Lake
Shenango River Lake
Tamarack Lake
Youghiogheny River Lake

Pennsylvania Fishing Lake Locations

Allegheny Reservoir is a 12,000-acre lake on the northern border of the state, at Warren, PA.

Blue Marsh Lake is an 1,150-acre lake in the east-central part of the state, at Mt Pleasant, PA.

Glendale Lake is a 1,600-acre lake in the central part of the state, at Fallentimber, PA.

High Point Reservoir is a 350-acre lake in the south-west part of the state, at Savage, PA.

Lake Arthur is a 3,200-acre lake in the west-central part of the state, at Muddy Creek, PA.

Lake Erie is a 9,910 square-mile lake on the border of the state along the north-west corner of Pennsylvania.

Lake Wallenpaupack is a 5,600-acre lake in the north-east part of the state, at Paupack, PA.

Pymatuning Lake is a 14,600-acre lake on the western border of the state, at Linesville, PA.

Raystown Lake is an 8,000-acre lake in the south-central part of the state, at Marklesburg, PA.

Shenango River Lake is an 11,000-acre lake in the north-west part of the state, at Clark, PA.

Tamarack Lake is a 560-acre lake in the north-west part of the state, at Meadville, PA.

Youghiogheny River Lake is a 2,800-acre lake in the south-west part of the state, at Markleysburg, PA.

Fly fishing for big trout in a PA stream.

A great deal of Pennsylvania fishing information is available at the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission website. Agency website. Click here for a Pennsylvania fishing license. Take the family out and enjoy the great outdoors in PA.

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Find information about cabin rentals in Pennsylvania for comfortable accommodations on your trip to PA.

List Your Pennsylvania Fishing Guide Service.
We are looking for information on local guides who offer services within Pennsylvania. You can find a listing of PA fishing guides here. If you are a fishing guide in Pennsylvania or know of a good resource, please send us information for consideration.

There is a section dedicated to fishing activities for kids in PA. It will include fishing stories, fish photos and tips for where and how to take a kid fishing in Pennsylvania. Please send us your recommendations and we will be happy to consider them for publication.

All About Fishing wishes you the very best with your fishing endeavors in the great state of Pennsylvania.

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