Lehigh River Fly Fishing
The MOST popular fly fishing river in Pennsylvania.
Sunday 16 April 2017 05:27 GMT
Near Jim Thorpe, the Lehigh River is a well-kept secret among local fly-fishermen. The Lehigh River Stocking Assocation has made a tremendous stocking effort and has supported projects to continually improve water quality. It is a western style trout fishery. While many stretches are wadable, the best way to attack the Lehigh River for fly fishing is by drift boat. Expect strong fish and fast currents.
The Lehigh River runs 103 miles from the Pocono Mountains near Gouldsboro to the Delaware River near Easton.
Overall, Lehigh River is the 1st most popular fly fishing river of all 49 fly fishing spots in Pennsylvania. Several of the better fly fishing rivers are nearby Lehigh River including Pohopoco Creek and Mud Run.