We have everything you need for a great day of fishing! No license required.

Pay Lakes closed for 2018.  Thanks for a great year! Open Saturday, March 16.

Big Brown Fish Hatchery, Inc. offers Big Brown Fish & Pay Lakes, a fee fishing facility continuously stocked with beautiful trout from our own hatchery and largemouth bass; and trout and bass stocking for recreational angling.

Read what our customers are saying about us


"My favorite fishing spot for many years." - Brian M.


"It's a great place for families. Friendly staff and beautiful surrounding areas!!" - Elizabeth G.


"Memorable experience. A lot of space to fish and catching a fish is only a matter of time. Excellent customer service and great prices." - Jay W.


"I love this place. There are three beautiful lakes varying from easy, medium, to hard. The nature is very scenic and enjoyable to be around. One of the nicest fishing places in the North Jersey/ PA area." - Larry E.

"Love this place! Been coming here since I was kid!" - Sammi J.


"It was the best fishing experience I've ever had." - Taurus K.

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