Our mission is to obtain a consistent release of coldwater (55 Deg F) from the Francis E Walter Reservoir (FEW) through better utilization of FEW’s storage capacity and discharge options, in an effort to improve overall flows, protect habitat and enhance the Lehigh River’s wild trout fishery

Our Partners 

  • Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District

  • Wildlands Conservancy 

  • Delaware River Basin Commission

  • Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

  • Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission

  • Friends of the Upper Delaware River 

  • Trout Unlimited

LCFA in the Reading Eagle

A recent project by the Reading Eagle to highlight the LCFA and the importance of value of the Lehigh River as a cold water wild trout fishery 

Can The Lehigh River Become The Best Trout Fishery In The East? A Group Of Fishermen Thinks So. 

March 2019 Story - Reading Eagle

     The Wild East


Jan 2018 - Fly Fishermen Magazine 

Lehigh Coldwater Fishery Alliance is a 501c Non Profit Organization


PO Box 5157 - Doylestown, PA - 18901