Fishing in Pennsylvania: Lunkers & Bronzebacks to Bend a Rod!

Big bass for big fishing appetite

If you enjoy the fight and beauty of big bass, then Pennsylvania is a must for you. Bass fishing is one of the fastest growing sport fishing pastimes in the nation. And while you don’t have to be a professional angler to fish for bass here, many of the nation’s top bass fishing tournaments have been held in Pennsylvania, including the Bassmaster Classic. That alone speaks loudly and proudly that whether on the platform of a boat or on shoreline, with a favorite plug or crankbait, fishing for bass in any one of these select waters will ensure generational memories.

Largemouth Bass

  • Cross Creek Lake
  • Lake Chillisquaque
  • Lake Somerset
  • Marsh Creek Lake
  • Nockamixon Lake
  • Pinchot Lake

Smallmouth Bass

  • Allegheny River
  • Clarion River
  • Delaware River
  • Juniata River
  • Susquehanna River

See for a complete online listing of Pennsylvania licensed charter boat/fishing guides.

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