above photo by David B. Soete
Explore the Beauty of the Upper Delaware scenic and recreational River.
"The river's wild and noble sights are such as they who sit in parlors never dream of." -Thoreau
Since 1994 Sweetwater Guide Service has been a leading river guide service for the Upper Delaware River, and Catskill Mountain region. Located two hours from New York City, four hours from Boston, two and a half hours from Albany and three hours from Philadelphia, our location is an accessible premier weekend or holiday getaway. We offer guided fishing floats for anglers of all abilities and scenic wildlife floats for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages.
Known for its abundant variety of fish species, wildlife, small-town hospitality and unspoiled scenic landscape, the Upper Delaware River and Catskill Mountains are a must visit for any outdoor recreationalist, novice to expert, young or old. Our family owned operation has guided thousands of inspiring float trips. Book now and join us in experiencing the magic of our wilderness.
- Sweetwater Owners Michael & Evan
Mike Cell: 570.647.6069
Evan Cell: 570-647-7030
124 Hopkins Rd.
Tyler Hill, PA 18469
BOOK A TRIP
Call Mike (home: 570.224.4747 cell: 570.647.6069) or call Evan (cell: 570-647-7030) from 7am – 9pm to book your trip. You can email us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. A 50% Deposit is due upon booking to hold a date. All weather cancellations are made at the discretion of Sweetwater Guide. We are happy to reschedule trips for weather cancellations.
Sweetwater Guide Service practices Catch-Photo-Release, on all Delaware River Trout and Smallmouth Bass.
frequently asked questions
What should I bring?
- Binoculars and Cameras (several bald eagle watch areas)
- Fishing License
- Waders are optional (felt soles)
- Fishing equipment
- Polarized sunglasses (brown lenses)
- Foul weather gear
- Warm shirt or sweater (even summer nights are cool)
Can we keep the fish?
- Sweetwater Guides practice 100% catch and release on upper Delaware Trout and Smallmouth Bass. In season, Walleye and Pan fish (Catfish, Sunfish, Perch, Rock Bass), may be kept and make great table fare.
Are Sweetwater trips kid friendly?
- Yes, we welcome guests of all ages!
Recommended Lodging and Camping
The Upper Delaware Valley is home to many outstanding lodging options. From luxurious river side cabins, quaint bed and breakfasts, tent and RV camping to budget hotel offerings, the region has something for everyone.