Fishing for cold and warm water species is available during the appropriate season in the many creeks that wind through the forest.
At the Kennerdell Tract in Venango County, more than six miles of the Allegheny River, as well as Dennison and Bullion runs are available for fishing.
The Clarion River contains both trout and smallmouth bass.
Stocked trout streams include:
The Heath Township Sportsman Club maintains a small trout nursery at Heath Pump Station on Callen Run.