Big Brown & Paradise Won’t Disappoint!

Fishing around for some fun ideas to do?

Whether an avid fisherman-woman-child or new to the sport; fish and pay lakes make the “sure catch” appeal fetch an avid audience. Reeling in the young and young-at-heart eager to start the sport, destinations like Big Brown Fish & Pay Lakes and Paradise Fishing Preserve serve as an ideal spot to relax, unwind and enjoy lakeside time.

No license required inspires those interested in testing the waters to try their hand at fishing. Stocked with an astounding amount of bass and trout, no doubt Big Brown and Paradise pledge there’s sure to be squeals of glee as, “The fish are always biting.”

Bring your own or grab bait, poles, and gear with all you need. A full cleaning station is available, even pros are on standby for those with fileting fears. There’s no limit on the number of fish you can catch with the rule: what you catch, you pay for and keep.

Checkout more on “How it works” for a day of fishing for fun near Effort online at or in Paradise Valley at

Big Brown Fish & Pay Lakes
Route 115, Effort
(570) 629-0427

Paradise Fishing Preserve
Route 191, Paradise Valley
(570) 629-0422