December 13th NW PA Fishing Report

The waning days of the 2017 open water season are upon us in the NW PA. The late fall bite has been very good, and if you hurry you might still get in a couple days of fishing before lakes freeze up. Even as ice covers the lakes, don’t overlook opportunities for steelhead in the Erie tributaries and walleyes in the Allegheny River. Next month – ice fishing!

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November 8th NW PA Fishing Report

Colder weather is on the way as water temperatures finally drop towards the late fall bite in Northwest Pennsylvania. Recent storms have muddied many flood control lakes and raised the flow of the Allegheny and area creeks/streams. Blown out Steelhead streams are already dropping and the bite should be outstanding by the time you read this. The Allegheny River and French Creek will take longer to recede to fishable levels. It’s time to squeeze in as much fishing as possible before winter arrives.

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October 25th NW PA Fishing Report

This week the weather in NW PA is about make a dramatic turn to “normal for late October.” It’s about time. Summer in October isn’t normal. Get ready for great late fall fishing. In the meantime, steelheads in Erie tributaries are going crazy, bluegills are biting at Conneaut Lake, plus smallmouth bass are chewing in Lake Erie and Allegheny River. And crappies schools are starting to stack up in late fall locations. It’s time to GO Fish!

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