Just one of many Special Places...
This one is in Southwestern Pennsylvania near Ohiopyle, Pa., the Laurel Highalands and the Youghiogheny River:
On the opening day of Trout Season in Pennsylvania volunteers from the Knights of Columbus, Stroud Township, and the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited organized the annual Children's Fishing Contest on the pond at Brodhead Creek Park in Stroudsburg Pennsylvania.
Volunteers organized the prizes,... [ READ MORE... ]
On Wednesday April 9th 2014 leaders from the Brodhead Chapter of Trout Unlimited #289 spent the day with PAFBC Executive Director John Arway on a tour of the Poconos public fishing areas. The tour started on the Pocono Creek in Tannersville, PA in an area that the Chapter is planning to do instream... [ READ MORE... ]
“Doc” receiving award from his namesake chapter in 1998
The Doc Fritchey Chapter’s roots date back to 1970 when a single chapter served the needs of southcentral Pennsylvania TU members. At that time, Cumberland Valley TU, whose membership ranks included Dauphin County, was focused mainly on... [ READ MORE... ]
Across Pennsylvania, fishing and hunting resources are at risk. In recent years, Pennsylvania has become the epicenter for Marcellus Shale energy development in the East, as companies flock to the gas-rich area to drill for gas more than a mile below the earth’s surface. Much of the shale gas... [ READ MORE... ]
The headwaters of three famed tributaries—Pine Creek and the Genesee and Allegheny rivers—begin their descent from a 2,500-foot hill near Gold, Pa., each flowing downstream through its own unspoiled wilderness in northern Pennsylvania. In the heart of “God’s Country,” as it’... [ READ MORE... ]
Located in western Pennsylvania, in the middle of the 517,000-acre Allegheny National Forest—the largest continuous tract of public land in the state—a small, scenic stream named Minister Creek is one of the best wild trout streams in the region. During early spring, dozens of anglers can be found... [ READ MORE... ]
In the Ohio drainage basin, in southwestern Pennsylvania, Laurel Hill Creek—a high quality coldwater fishery, with four exceptional value streams—is surrounded by state parks, forests and game lands throughout much of its 125-square mile watershed. Laurel Hill Creek joins the Youghiogheny River and... [ READ MORE... ]
A federally-designated Wild and Scenic River, the Upper Delaware is one of the best places to fish for wild trout in the East. The insect hatches are prolific and the trout are plenty on the Delaware. In addition to the coldwater trout fishery, the Delaware River and some of the larger tributaries... [ READ MORE... ]
The Kettle Creek watershed drains 246 square miles of Tioga, Potter and Clinton counties in northcental Pennsylvania and an estimated 70 miles of class A trout waters exist in the upper Kettle Creek watershed. Kettle Creek begins in the Susquehannock State Forest in Potter County, and flows through... [ READ MORE... ]