Pennsylvania's Presque Isle State Park named top fishing, boating park (PennLive).
Can you succeed fishing Erie’s famous steelhead waters? Erie waters are among the best trophy fisheries in the world. Dozens of tributaries. Presque Isle Bay. Miles of public access. A million juvenile steelhead are stocked each year. Locals know, the best times to fish steelhead are fall, winter and early spring. Some premier fishing spots are highlighted in the map below. Learn more by reading where-to and how-to information on this page. Welcome to Steelhead Country! Click here for more information on steelhead fishing on Lake Erie by the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission.
Nearby Elk Creek is one of the largest and most popular of the Erie County tributary streams. Elk is stocked with steelhead and brown trout. Walnut Creek is the second largest of the tributary streams and stocked with steelhead (but not trout).
Presque Isle Passage RV Park is conveniently located near one of the country’s top lake and stream fishing areas. Common species are perch, bass, walleye, trout and steelhead in Lake Erie. Presque Isle Bay is also known for panfish, perch, bass, muskellunge, walleye, northern pike, crappies, smelt and steelhead. Popular shore fishing locations are Waterworks and the Ferry Dock, East and West piers, Perry Monument, North Pier, lagoons and all boat landings.