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Fishing in the Pocono MountainsThe Poconos offer a great fishing experience. In the mountains, anglers can reel in all types of fish. The Delaware river, just a few miles from the Poconos, is a popular fishing destination for many. Other popular fishing destinations are only miles away.

The Delaware River contains shad, wlleye, trout, and bass. A fishing license is required and can be obtained at most of the local fish and bait shops in the area. There are some private fishing areas were a fishing license is not required. Make sure you check out the Pennsylvania Fishing Museum in the Poconos. It has memorabilia and fishing equipment from the 1800s

  • Big Brown Fish & Pay Lake: was started in 1972 as a hobby, at the age of 11 by its owner, Charles A. Conklin, II. Fish are always biting so make sure your prepared to caught one.
  • Gary Mauz Fishing Guide Service: A skilled outdoorsman who has been fly-fishing in Eastern Pennsylvania for over 25 years, Gary can lead trips to the best rivers, lakes, streams and ponds from the Pocono Mountains to the Delaware Valley.
  • Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Trips: Find information on fishing trips in Pennsylvania.

To Fish in and around the Pocono mountains of Pennsylvania anyone 16 years and older must have a fishing licenses. Fish Licenses can be purchased at most major bait and tackle shops as well as the Pennsylvania Fish and Game Commission.