Musky is the largest fish species in PA. It is a very rare fish to catch. Known as the, "Fish of 10,000 casts". The average Musky is 35-43 inches in length.
Pike are very aggressive fish. The average Pike is 24-30 inches long. They are good tasting fish.
These fish are hard fighters and aggressive. The average fish is 3-5 lbs. They are fun to catch and taste great!
Catfish are most active after dark. They put up a hard fight. The average size varies by lake or river. Raystown catfish are 5-10 lbs and Susquehanna catfish average 8-15 lbs. Contrary to their looks, they are a good tasting fish.
These fish include: Crappie, Bluegill, Perch, and Rock Bass. They are great for beginners to pursue. All four species are great to eat.