Fishing Hotspots Across the State
Pennsylvania offers something for just about every type of angler. Fishing hotspots in PA can be found all across the state. Whether you like fishing for trout in small mountain streams or fishing big rivers for bass and walleyes, there is probably a Pennsylvania fishing hotspot nearby.
Water Conditions and Maps for Fishing in PA
To plan a fishing trip in PA or to learn a new lake in the state, you need good information about the conditions. Below you will find links to water conditions and lake maps for most fishing places in Pennsylvania.
PA Fishing Hotspots
Here are the best PA fishing hotspots across different species. Use the species filter on the left to narrow your search and click on map markers to view more information about the waterway.
Panfish Bite Picking Up - 5/30/2018
The panfish bite has been picking up over the last few weeks and will continue strong well into June. Crappies are consistently biting in northern tier lakes while sunfish and perch can be had across the state in good numbers. Check out our Crappie Fishing 101 article for more tips on catching them in Pennsylvania.
Summer Trout Fishing Will Be Strong - 6/5/2018
With the high spring waters in most streams across Pennsylvania, summer trout fishing should be excellent! The trout stocked waterways have had varied pressured and little success with the high water so plenty of fish should remain. Also, the high water means better water conditions for trout going into the hot days of summer. Trout anglers should see great catches across the state on both spin and fly gear.
Fishing Reports and Discussion
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