Where can I fish on Youghiogheny River?

You can access Youghiogheny River from the bank, near a bike trail that follows the west side of the River. The most popular place to fly fish is between the dam downstream to Ohiopyle.

What kind of fish are in the Youghiogheny River?

The reservoir has the ability to produce trophy size fish such as crappie and northern pike. Other species include yellow perch, carp, bluegill, pumpkinseed, rock bass, brown bullhead, channel catfish, chain pickerel, hybrid striped bass, and alewife.

Are there trout in the Youghiogheny River?

Fish Species – The trout fishery in the Youghiogheny River Catch and Release Trout Fishing Area is supported by annual stockings of brown and rainbow trout. The rainbows that are stocked are a “warm-water strain”, being able to tolerate higher temperatures than most other trout.

Where can I fish at Ohiopyle?

The Youghiogheny River provides good wilderness trout fishing. In cooperation with the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, fingerling trout are stocked throughout the entire section of river within the park.

Where can I fly fish in Ohiopyle?

Fly Fishing on the Youghiogheny River – Home of Ohiopyle’s Incredible Trout Waters. Located along the banks of the Youghiogheny and with in a stone’s throw of Meadow Run, in the heart of Ohiopyle we are are fortunate to have more than 75 miles of trout waters within a 30 minute drive of our headquarters.

Can you swim in Youghiogheny River?

The Youghiogheny River Lake Recreation Area is a 16-mile long lake managed by the U.S. Corps of Engineers. It’s one of premier water sports and boating lakes in southwestern Pennsylvania and has many opportunities for nearby camping, hiking, fishing, boating, and swimming. This is a great spot for outdoor enthusiasts.

Why is the Youghiogheny lake so low?

An unusually dry season has caused water in the Youghiogheny Lake to drop five feet below the normal level, forcing some recreational areas to close sooner than expected.

Is Meadow Run Fly Fishing Only?

Meadow Run also provides fine trout fishing for anglers who prefer smaller stream fishing. A 2.2-mile section of Meadow Run, from Dinnerbell Road downstream to the mouth of the river, is designated for delayed harvest, artificial lures only.

What kind of trout are stocked in PA?

Pennsylvania is home to some of the best trout fishing in the world! Wild and stocked Brook (native, state fish), Brown and Rainbow (including steelhead and golden rainbow) Trout are found in PA waters. In addition, Lake Trout are found in Lake Erie, Raystown Lake and the East Branch Clarion River Dam.