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Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in PA.

Kids fishing

Fishing and the great outdoors offers kids an alternative to many influences they encounter in their busy lives today. A single fishing trip could be the turning point in a young life, and we encourage you to invest the time in Pennsylvania kids. The rewards are endless and it takes so little effort.

Places in Pennsylvania to take kids fishing

Consider these small lakes, ponds, creeks and urban fishing locations as places to take a kid fishing in the Keystone State.

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- Ridley Creek State Park

- Chautauqua Park
- Fairview Gravel Pits
- Four Mile Creek
- Holland Street Pier
- Lawrence Park
- Presque Isle State Park
- West Canal Basin

- Fords Lake
- Lackawanna State Park

- Conewago Creek
- Speedwell Forge Lake

- Tamarack Lake

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- Blue Marsh Lake

- High Point Reservoir

- Frances Slocum State Park
- Harvey's Lake
- Susquehanna River

- Fairmount Park
- Fairmont Park

Top 3 tips for taking kids fishing in PA

1. Make sure that the goal is to have fun. Catching fish is a bonus.

2. Keep it simple. Simple tackle, techniques and locations.

3. Keep the focus on the kids. Be a hero by helping them enjoy the day.

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Kids fishing photo

Kids, fishing and smiles naturally go together. Take a kid fishing and you just might change the course of their life. Then take pictures and send us one of them holding their prized catch. We will happily post it on our PA kids fishing photos page.

See tips, ideas and instructions for taking kids fishing.

Kids fishing locations and information, by state.


Help us identify other youth fishing spots in PA.

If you are aware of a great place to take kids fishing in your area, please let us know. We can add it to our list. Every kid that catches a fish there will appreciate the fact that you made the effort.

Ideas and locations to take kids fishing in Pennsylvania.