Fishing Season: Open Year Around

Allegheny River - PA

Fishing Outlook & Conditions

Water Temp:


The Lodge at Glendorn's Tip of the Week

Flows are optimal for scouting the river. Most of this river is wadable and this is the optimal time for learning deeper pools and riffles. Targeting warm water species will provide a more enjoyable experience during this time of year. Water temperatures are right on the edge of fishable for the cold water species.

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Map of Allegheny River

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Lodge at Glendorn

5-Day Outlook as of 9/29/22

Optimal water levels are upon us. Make sure to watch the water temperatures where you are fishing. During this time of year the dam releases at different levels which fluctuates the temperature. Middle release of water out of the dam is creating temperatures that are too stressful for trout fishing. Try switching tactics for warm water species

Techniques & Tips as of 9/29/22

Pounding banks with streamers during high water periods. Or early in the morning. Nymphing pockets during low water conditions. During the fall, swinging streamers with a two handed rod can be a very effective way to target large brown trout during wadable flows.

Local Species Available Open Year Around

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    Brown trout

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    Rainbow Trout

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    Smallmouth Bass

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The Lodge at Glendorn's Recommended Fly Patterns

"Must-have" fly fishing patterns in descending order of importance:

Name: Colors: Size(s):
Rouse's Poodle Black, Olive, and Wh 4,6
Trash Can Streamer white 4,6,8
Woolly Bugger Black 4
Bead Head Crystal Soft Hackle Tan and Olive 14, 16
Pheasant Tail N/A 14,16,18
Soft Hackle PT Nymph N/A 14,16,18
Bead Head Soft Hackle Caddis Pupa Fly Olive and Brown 14,16
Czech-Mate Caddis N/A 14,16

Rouse's Poodle

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The Lodge at Glendorn's Recommended Gear

Description: About Allegheny River

Tailwater fishery outside of Warren PA in the scenic Allegheny National Forest.

Nearest Airport:

Bradford, PA, Buffalo, NY


Caddis, Sulphurs, Blue Winged Olives,

Best Time to Fish:

early morning

Best Stretch:

Kinzua Dam to Warrnen, PA

Best Access:

US Corp of Engineers parking