Canoe ~ Kayak ~ SUP ~ Raft ~ Rescue

Paddle Fishing

In Pennsylvania, we are blessed with opportunities not only to boat, but also to boat and find fantastic fish. Fishing on the Yough is world class. The cooler, calmer river from the Yough Dam outflow equals fish city! Stocked frequently, this section is as filled with beauty as it is with trout. As far as accolades, the PA Fish and Boat Commission listed the Yough as the second best trout river in PA. You can also get great catches when you cast up in Erie. Fish the lake and find trophy walleye. Whether you’re with a company such as Ohiopyle Trading Post or Wilderness Voyageurs up in Ohiopyle, or whether you’re renting a boat and going for it yourself on the Youghiogheny, PA has plenty of opportunities to catch gills!


Youghiogheny River

Ohiopyle Trading Post Fishing Trips and Rentals

Wilderness Voyageurs Fly Fishing Trips

White Water Adventurers Fishing Trips and Rentals

Nemacolin Woodlands Fly-Fishing Boat Floating Trips and Lessons

Hazelbaker’s Boat Rentals


Raccoon Creek

Larry Beighey’s Raccoon Creek State Park Boat Rentals


Lake Erie

Port Erie Sports Boat Rentals

Presque Isle Beach Boat Rentals

Erie County’s Recreational Passport Events Calendar


Central PA

Sky Blue Outfitters Guided Trips

Grounded Guiding Trips



Pymatuning Lake Association

Events Calendar

Fishing Map

Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission

Fishing by County

Events Calendar



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ACA - Pennsylvania shared Venture Outdoors's event. ...

About Boating Safely

March 24, 2018, 9:00am - March 24, 2018, 4:00pm

Join Venture Outdoors and members of the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary for About Boating Safely. This course gives participants the knowledge needed to obtain a boat license or safety certification in Pennsylvania. Topics include: general information about boats and maintenance, navigation rules and aids to navigation, guidelines for operating your boat or PWC safely, what to do in case of boating emergencies and state-specific laws and regulations you must follow. Cost includes lunch, book, certificate and card of completion.

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Ohiopyle Wine, Art & Music Festival

May 19, 2018, 12:00am - May 19, 2018, 5:00pm

Spirits of the River Festival is a benefit festival to raise money for operations of the borough of Ohiopyle. Ohiopyle borough has no income from over 1.5 million visitors each year.. no paid parking, no additional sales tax.. So in order to help keep toilets flushing and our river clean...along with other operations. We hold this festival to help raise money, and in the first three years raised $57,000 to help with repairs to our sewage plant, fix the town park playground, and help finally bring high speed internet into Ohiopyle. So if you love Ohiopyle.. come to our festival and help us raise money to help Ohiopyle borough, our fire department and our community center.

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Need something for movie night? Check out "Reading the Rhythms of Rivers and Rapids"...this hour long film was produced by the ACA and the Aquatics Taskforce of the Boy Scouts of America, and features 11 distinct chapters that cover a wide range of paddling topics. Pick up your copy today at!

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