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Pete Cartwright Youghiogheny River Fishing Guide

 Pete has been fishing the Youghiogheny River for the past 35 years learning every riffle, eddy and current seam from Connellsville to McKeesport. Averaging 150 days on the water for the last 15 years he knows the river well. Along with his knowledge of the Youghiogheny river he has also been fishing the Allegheny River and it's tributaries for the last 32 years in search of Smallmouth. Fishing the free flowing section of the Allegheny from Kinzua to East Brady. Being a year round fisherman he is out in all seasons searching for the best areas to catch smallmouth. He has wade experience catching smallies in over 42 rivers and streams in Pennsylvania. 

 He has fished some of the top smallmouth waters in the country including the Mississippi River in Minnesota, Lake St Clair in Michigan, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario, James River in Virginia, Niagara River in New York, and the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania. He has also fished other waters all over the country catching Largemouth in Arizona on the Salt River, California on Castaic Lake, Florida on Lake Okeechobee, Texas in the Colorado River. He has also fished for Steelhead in Pennsylvania and Ohio on Lake Erie Tributaries, Salmon in New York on Lake Ontario Tributaries, Muskie in Michigan on Lake St Clair, Catfish in Tennessee on Norris Lake, and Ontario Canada for Pike.

 Pete has been guiding people how, when, and where to fish for the past 10 years. He has won awards from Berkley Big Fish, In-Fisherman Master Angler, and has been in fishing articles from Bass Angler MagazineBassResource.com, In-Fisherman Magazine, Pittsburgh Tribune ReviewPA Angler and Boater Magazine and North American Fisherman speaking on techniques and lures to use on smallmouth bass in Pennsylvania rivers. He has also helped to develop custom baits and colors like the popular 412ube and the SOTY and Illusion color from 412Bait Company.              

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Smallies on the Yough LLC. is your destination for the ultimate smallmouth bass fishing experience. I pride myself on my ability to provide personalized attention to detail for each and every one of my clients. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, my goal is to provide an unforgettable trip that's both enjoyable and educational. With my expertise and passion for fishing, you'll learn valuable techniques and skills that will significantly enhance your fishing experience. Book a trip today and let's explore the beautiful Allegheny and Youghiogheny Rivers together!

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