Season: Now Open
The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission opened the 2020 trout fishing season statewide at 8 a.m. April 7, 2020.
3.2 million trout scheduled to be stocked statewide in 2020, and stocking will occur seven days a week until further notice.
Order your fishing license completely online and store the .pdf and documentation on your phone.
Please maintain proper social distancing and travel only if it is safe to do so.
It's no surprise why fishermen of all kinds flock to the Laurel Highlands. Pennsylvania has more miles of trout streams than any state in the contiguous United States, and Somerset County in the Laurel Highlands has more approved trout streams than any other county in the state. The local and state park's rivers and lakes are stocked in the spring, so plan your getaway to the region for incredible fishing opportunities accompanied by unforgettable memories and views.
Whether you prefer to cast your reel from a boat or you’d rather wade through deep water, you’ll find a peaceful spot where the fish are biting. Skilled experts and eager beginners have the opportunity to head out with seasoned guides that are ready to share their tips and tricks in order to make your fishing trip an enjoyable success. If you don't want to spend a day casting out, try a fee fishing trout farm where you're guaranteed to reel one in!
This interactive fishing map pinpoints some of the streams, lakes, reservoirs and rivers in the Laurel Highlands as well as general fishing regulations and fish species information for that body of water.