The PA Wilds has been a favorite destination among anglers over the years. From fly fishing to using power bait, fishermen come from all over to cast their lines to snag a variety of fish including Largemouth Bass, Brook Trout, Walleye, Rainbow Trout, and so many more. Artisan Robert Wilberding creates with painstaking detail (down to the exact number of spots) hand-painted fish and butterflies on reclaimed barn wood as well as hand-carved and hand-painted bird and fish ornaments. Some of the finely detailed fish include brook trout, rainbow trout, brown trout, yellow perch and perch. Catch one today and take home a one-of-a-kind piece of artwork as a reminder to why fishing is alluring to so many people all over the world.
- Hand painted
Robert Wilberding is a retired Pa. Fish and Boat Commission biologist and fish hatchery manager. He draws on his years of experience to create very detailed, hand painted wood carvings of native Pennsylvania fish and birds.
Robert's studio is located in the I-80 Frontier; learn more about this inspiring landscape now.
The PA Wilds is home to an impressive and diverse community of skilled artisans, craftspeople, and producers working across a variety of media. The PA Wilds Conservation Shop is proud to source and curate our shop using products made the many talented makers of The Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania.
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PA Wilds Conservation Shops are owned and operated by the Pennsylvania Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Inc. a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit. To learn more about our nonprofit mission please visit pawildscenter.org.