Fancy yourself a fisherman? Greater Reading’s creeks and waterways deliver some of the finest fresh water fishing anywhere. Fly fish year-round at the Tulpehocken Creek. A favorite among fly fishing enthusiasts, this tailwater boasts a trout population with growth rates that rival some of best trout streams in the country. Other enjoyable spots include Blue Marsh Lake, Kaercher’s Creek, and Lake Ontelaunee. Wonderful locations, ample fish, knowledgeable guides and outfitters; experience fishing in Greater Reading.

Fishing Season in Berks

Be prepared. Know what fish are biting!

Where to Fish in Berks County

Lakes, rivers, streams, and reservoirs offer plenty of places to cast your line. Call dibs on a favorite spot and come back often.

Stream Conditions

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Types of Fish in Berks

Over 20 varieties of fish include Bream, Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Carp, Crappie, Brook Trout, Muskie, Catfish, Brown Trout - trout isn't the only fish in town.

Fishing Guides

New to our waters? Local fishing guides are sure to enhance your fishing experience.

Maps of Fishing Areas

Familiarize yourself with our waters before taking off on your fishing adventure.

Boating Registration

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Boating Rentals

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Boating Restrictions

Learn local boating rules and restrictions before setting sail.