Enjoy fly-fishing in freshwater streams; stocked trout streams, and the Allegheny Reservoir. The Kinzua Fly Fishing School offers both a beginning and an advanced course for those that want to “cast a line.” Click on TakeMeFishing.org for license and boating information in Pennsylvania.
You can hike deep into the forest for an hour or more, blazing your own trail to wild trout streams, some that are only two feet wide.
Have you ever seen a native brook trout? It’s probably one of the most beautiful fish that lives in the waters around here. They have worm-like markings in green and bright orange, with white tips on their fins.
Bradford embraces its link to the outdoors. The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford hosts the “Kinzua Fly Fishing School” annually in May for both beginners and advanced fly fisherman.
Boat rentals and outfitting needs are readily available for enjoying the nearby 12,000 acre impoundment at the Allegheny River, the Allegheny Reservoir at Allegheny Site Management.