Trip Information

IMPORTANT: All clients 16 years of age or older must possess a current Pennsylvania fishing license. This can be purchased through the PA Fish and Boat Commission web site or at a local retail sporting goods store.

The Juniata and Susquehanna Rivers in Central Pennsylvania are the perfect choice for the fishing trip of your dreams. Whether you want to wade fish or fish from the boat, we know the best spots. We strive to put you on fish from start to finish. Our guides have a minimum of 20 years experience on the rivers and will do what it takes to make each trip a treasured memory.

We offer full and half-day drips on both the Juniata and Susquehanna Rivers. We can also accommodate multiple day trips by special arrangement.

We provide:

What you need to bring:

Our Philosophy

We strictly practice CPR fishing (Catch, Photograph & Release) to preserve and ensure the quality of our rivers for generations to come.

If you are interested in a trophy to commemorate your trip, we can recommend a taxidermist who makes fiberglass mounts to the specifications of your catch.

For rate information, visit our Trip Pricing page.


We do not offer lodging as part of your trip package. We recommend the following hotels.

For trips on the Juniata River

Super Eight Motel

Quality Inn

Best Western

For trips on the Susquehanna River

Please call us at 717-953-4993 for details. We fish at various sections of the river depending on the time of year. Therefore, accommodations will vary depending on the location we fish on the river.

Other Information and Policies

We fish rain or shine. We will reschedule for flood stage waters or unsafe conditions.

Client is responsible for any damage to or loss of any fishing equipment during the session.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel on the day of the trip, you are responsible for the full price of the trip.

Book your trip today! Call 413-458-0679Email for info shallowwaterguide@yahoo.com

Shallow Water Guide Service
290 Sunset Ridge Rd.
Lewistown, PA 17044

Cell: 717-953-9221