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Fishing in Pike County

Nestled on the eastern border of the Pocono Mountains, Pike County connects with Interstate 84, providing easy access to NYC. The commuter bus and train services to New York provide an easy commute to metropolitan workers. Living in a country setting that rests in such close proximity to one of the world's greatest cities is just one of the reasons why Pike County is a wonderful place to plant your roots. Pike County offers an array of year-round recreational activities. During the spring and summer months, residents as well as tourists enjoy boating, tubing and swimming. Many lakes and streams offer excellent fishing conditions for the outdoorsman. The county's 100,000 acres of state game lands guarantee opportunities for hiking and hunting during the cool autumn months. In addition, the Pocono Mountains, just a mere 20 minutes away, is home to some of the best skiing resorts on the East Coast.

Pennsylvania state parks provide countless opportunities for fishing, from large lakes to small ponds. Fishing is allowed in the Delaware and Susquehanna rivers as well as other minor rivers.

Fishing in Pike County

Hiking trails in state parks lead to beautiful outlooks or waterfalls, or by wetlands bubbling with wildlife nearby. Some trails are scenic, while others are educational or promote rigorous exercise.

Pennsylvania offers hundreds of thousands of acres to hunters and trappers to pursue their pastimes. The forests and fields of Pike County are open to hunting during established seasons. Common game species are deer, rabbit, pheasant, ruffed grouse, bear, squirrel and waterfowl.

Hunting Fees 2013 2014 http://www.portal.state.pa.us

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