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GPS Fishing Guide to Pennsylvania Tutorial


Turn-by-Turn directions to the best fishing in Pennsylvania

Every fishing destination lists all the information you'll need to make your trip successful including the available species, fishing regulations, seasons, size and creel limits. You'll even find boating regulations and boat launch details where applicable. See the sample listing below for all the details.


PA Fishing Regulations in Detail

GPS Fishing Guide to Pennsylvania

More places to fish than you can fish in a lifetime!

Also available for iPhone & iPad


GPS Fishing Guide to PA

for Android Phones & Tablets

Find Stocked & Wild Trout Waters!

Find Bass Lakes & Rivers including Boat Ramp Information!

Find Walleye, Muskie, Pike, & More!

Includes Fishing Regulations for every Fishing Spot


Get turn-by-turn driving directions to the Best Fishing in Pennsylvania


for Android Phones & Tablets

"I have this app for my droid incredible and it's been a huge help to me.  I've been able to locate places to fish that I never knew existed as well as find new launches and spots to target on the Susky and Delaware"

Fishing Stream and Lake Map
Topographic Fishing Map

Use your Android as a Handheld GPS even without phone service

Your current location is displayed on the map and all fishing information along with topographic maps are stored internally on your phone for use without phone service.

A unique "Target" function lets you target any destination using the preprogrammed points or your own custom fishing waypoint. Once you set a "Target", both the distance and compass bearing to your target destination is displayed.

Mark your own custom Fishing Waypoints

Touch anywhere on the map for 2 seconds and you'll create a custom waypoint and open the point window. Your waypoints are displayed as green flags on the map.

Tap the "Go" button to get immediate turn-by-turn driving directions right to your waypoints. We call this, "Touch-N-Go navigation"

Tapping the "Details" button opens the waypoint details page where you can record and edit your own waypoint notes.


Custom Fishing Waypoint
Fishing Waypoint Detail

Save fishing details on your Waypoints

Once you've created a waypoint, you can name it and record your own notes about that location.

Waypoints details can be accessed and edited at any time. You can even share your waypoints with friends


Search Fish Species, Fishing Regulations, Boat Ramps and More.

We've integrated a detailed menu structure allowing you to tailor your fishing experience and display only those fishing spots that work for your fishing style

Whether you're a fly fishermen, bass tournament pro or just enjoy taking your kids out for fun, you'll find the fishing that is just right for you.

If a friend tells you about their favorite stream, you can even use "Search All Fishing Waters" to search by name for just about any fishing lake, stream, or pond in the state.


Main Fishing Menu
Fishing Search Results

Find Fishing and Boating Destinations

Once you make a menu selection, almost 5000 fishing locations are searched and a list of fishing spots meeting whatever search criteria you choose is displayed. Each point is listed in distance order from your present location so you'll always know exactly how far the nearest fishing is to you.

Get detailed Regulations for each Fishing Destination

When you choose a destination from the search page or from a pin on the map, the "Details"page for that fishing destination is displayed.

Tap the "Go" button for immediate turn-by-turn driving directions or browse the specific fishing data you need. You'll find the species, fishing regulations, fishing seasons, size and creel limits as they apply at that destination. You'll even find boating regulations and boat launch details where applicable.

Check out the complete detail example above in the left column to see just how much information is there.


Fishing Regulation Details Page
Fishing Target on Map


Target any Fishing Spot

Tap the "Target" button at the top of any details page and you return to map centered on that location. A target destination icon is placed on the map and your distance and compass bearing to that target destination is displayed.

The target icon will remain at this location until you set a new target. This allows you to explore other areas of the app and always find your target destination.

On the map, Tapping the "Target" button centers the map on your target location.

The button to the left of the "Target" button will center the map on your current location.

Find Trout Fishing

From the menu, you can find where trout are stocked, head out to Erie and findSteelhead, pr get away from the crowds and target wild brook trout on the many designated Class "A"and Wilderness Trout Streams.

You can even use "Search All Trout Waters" to find a trout water by name or target a specific section of a stream being stocked by the PFBC.


Trout Fishing Menu
Trout Fishing Regulations Menu

Find Fly Fishing or any other Special Regulation Trout Stream"

Here you find waters organized by each individual regulation that applies. Did you ever want to find a Fly Fishing Only stream. It's right here in the GPS Fishing Guide!

Find Wild Trout Streams with Naturally Reproducing Trout

With the exception of Class A and Wilderness trout streams, the naturally reproducing trout streams are not included in the search menus however you can still target these streams.

The map contains a comprehensive color coded streams map of Pennsylvania. Thin red lines on the map are additional streams containing naturally reproducing trout. Set a waypoint on any of these streams to target that waters.

Naturally Reproducing Trout Streams Map
Find Bass Fishing

"Find Bass Fishing"

Organized just like "Find Trout Fishing", use "Find Bass Fishing" to search for waters holding largemough bass, smallmouth, or spotted bass. You can even drill down to find "Special Regulation Bass Waters" like "Big Bass Lakes" or any other regulation you wish to target. Use "Search All Bass Waters" to find any bass fishing lake, river or stream in the state by name.


The GPS Fishing Guide
is designed for more than just Trout & Bass!

"Find Other Fishing by Species" allows you to narrow your fishing search and find any species. Whether it's Muskie, Walleye, Pike, Stripers, Catfish, or more, you'll find just the fishing you seek.

Once you make your fish selection, you'll see only fishing destinations that have good populations of your targeted fish species listed in distance order from your present location.

Find Muskie, Walleye, Pike
Fishing Lakes for Boating

Find Lakes for Boating

With this selection, you have the ability to search for fishing lakes based on the type and size motor on your boat. This is an ideal tool for boaters. If you have a 20 horsepower motor, you can limit the display to only those lakes where your boat is legal.

Find River and Stream Boat Accesses

This item allows you to find the many public access boat launches along the major rivers and streams in Pennsylvania. Each river is separately searchable and results in a specialized set of fishing points that navigate directly to no fee public boat launches with adequate parking for vehicles and trailers.

Pennsylvania River Boat Launches
Fishing in a different city

Planning to Travel?

Search Fishing Near any Pennsylvania
Town or City

In addition to displaying fishing opportunities near your current location, we've incorporated a special feature on the "Settings" page that lets you search for fishing anywhere in Pennsylvania.

Choose "Change Menu Search Setting" and you can keyword search any town name in the state.

Choose a city to list Nearby Fishing

The results display shows you all the cities or towns in Pennsylvania that match your search. Each location lists the town name, county, and distance from your present location. You'll be sure to choose the right town and know you're exploring your intended destination.

Change City for Fishing Results

Fishing near Wellsboro, PA

Main Menu Displays the Locations

Once you choose a town, the menu bar at the top of the main menu lets you know you're now searching neat that town.

Don't forget to reset your search location to "My Current Location" when you're done exploring. The city you choose will remain in place until you reset the search setting.

GPS Fishing Guide to PA

For Android Phones & Tablets


NOTE: This app will function on devices without a GPS receiver however a GPS receiver is required for accurate point-to-point navigation and for use as a handheld GPS in the field. GPS add-on units are available from third party manufacturers to enable GPS for devices that do not include a receiver. For offline use where no Internet connection is available, USGS and fishing maps must be downloaded while still on-line and connected. Any USGS and fishing maps downloaded while online will be available for offline use. Please see the help tutorial for details.

To learn more, A comprehensive tutorial is available. Please feel free to browse our tutorial

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