Evening Hatch can provide you with a most enjoyable guide trip. Our resident
guides have many years of fly-fishing experience here in the Pocono’s of
Pennsylvania, including The Lehigh River and Susquehanna River. Our guides
are Red Cross certified, Fully Insured, and Licensed in PA.
offer you several trout fishing options, as well as some Susquehanna River
smallies. Each trip is
dependant on the area and the time of the year. All trips are designed for both
the beginners or advanced anglers.
Frequently Asked Questions….
Our one-day trips
include a full day ( approx. 8 hours ) of guided fishing, and a lunch.
Start times will vary as season progresses, but should be determined by the
guide. Please inform us of any diet restrictions when booking
do I need to bring?
Each trip is different and gear
selection will depend on the type of fishing you will be doing. Once you
decide on a particular trip and confirm your dates, we will let you know what
You will need a fly rod with reel and
or we can rent one to you for the day. A complete fly rod, with reel
and line can be rented for the day.
I be an excellent fly fisher?
Absolutely not. Beginner ( one with little experience in fly fishing ) or seasoned pro, we will tailor the trip to your level
of experience. For the beginner, we can provide some casting instruction or whatever you may
need to make your day enjoyable. If you have never fly fished before, we
recommend taking our fly fishing school.
time will my trip begin?
As a general rule, the guide
will select your starting time which is determined by time of year and current
fishing conditions. Your day of fishing will last about 8 hours. Due
to insurance policies and liabilities, clients must provide own transportation
to stream. May follow guide or will be given directions / map to meeting
Anything Else ?
trips are Walk / Wade trips,,, waders are a must.
We can not supply waders for anyone on a rental basis, as a matter of personal
vest and hat are necessary, and we also recommend a pair of polarized
sunglasses, warm clothing if required for time of year, rain gear, and your
camera or camcorder. For you fly-tyers, please check with us for current
patterns. And of course,
you’ll need a fishing license.
fishing license, as well as any other fishing necessities that you might need
for your trip is all available here at our shop.
Additional meals before and after your trip will be your responsibility, and
there are several enjoyable restaurants within a very short distance. There are
also the usual fast food places all within a half-mile of the Hatch.
2012 GUIDE TRIPS &
We can offer you FULL DAY
trips, or we can also offer you HALF-DAY trips!
Please note that the
prices are for one or two anglers.
(3 or more anglers will
require 2 guides.
Please contact us for pricing.)
FULL DAY GUIDE TRIP
$ 300 per day - (1 guide
w/ 1 angler)
$ 375 per day - (1
guide w/ 2 anglers)
HALF-DAY GUIDE TRIP
We can do 7am to Noon, or 3pm to
Dark. Time will depend on time of year and conditions.
$ 225 half-day ( 1 guide
w/ 1 angler)
$ 275 half-day (
1 guide w/ 2 anglers)
$ 375 per day
THE LEHIGH RIVER:
Offers excellent fly and spin fishing for browns,
brook and rainbow trout. In addition to state
stockings and some wild trout, the Lehigh River Stocking Association has been
stocking the river for many years with 11” to 28” fish, along with fingerlings.
Pocono trout stream which is home to the original Henryville
Special. Smaller creek with normally clear water.
Pocono trout stream.. Smaller
creek with clear cold water,
especially nice at Ressica Falls.
OTHER WALK / WADE
Your choice of
Aquashicola Creek, Bowman's Creek, Lackawanna River, Little Lehigh, Mud Run,
Hickory Run creek, and Tobyhanna creek.
is a float trip
you smallmouth bass enthusiasts. Fish for these beautiful
You haven’t enjoyed fly fishing until you hit a 15” small mouth on a
fly rod. Hang on to your hat !
(This trip can include some
wading at times,,,, please bring waders but no studs in your boots )
CALL A MINIMUM OF 3 WEEKS AHEAD ( PREFERABLY LONGER)
MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS.
50% deposit required on booking, with balance due
on or before the morning of the trip. You may cancel up to
before the scheduled trip with full refund. No refunds within
15 days of the trip.
cancellations at discretion of Guide with full refund or reschedule. ) Major credit cards
We will gladly reschedule if necessary due to water or weather
are not included.
To book your trip, please
contact us at:
open 7 days a week !
sure you will be most satisfied on your day-a-stream. Don’t forget your
camera,,,, the sights are beautiful, and there is no telling what you’ll see
in the beautiful woodlands of the Pennsylvania Pocono’s. It is common to see deer, turkey, beaver and
even a bear or two. But don’t worry—they don’t fly fish !
Ken, Rob, Phil, Rich & Mick @ The Evening Hatch