When you think of big, wild east coast brown trout, typically you think of the Upper Delaware River or the tailwaters of New England. However, the Lehigh River which is the second biggest tributary of the Delaware River, holds large wild brown trout and boasts scenery that rivals many Western trout rivers.
Recently a group of anglers has begun working to grow the fishery and share it with more people as the Reading Eagle writes:
“It has the potential to be the best drift boat fishing east of the Mississippi,” he said of the river below Lehigh Gorge, “30 miles, and every bit of it trout water.”
Check out this video highlighting the Lehigh River and its fishery:
To read more about the growth of the Lehigh, read the rest of the Reading Eagle piece, here.