October 11th NW PA Fishing Report

Given the unusually warm air and warm water temperatures, it is hard to believe it is the second week of October. Uncertain who is more confused – the fish or the anglers! But as you will learn in this issue of the NW PA Fishing Report, there are good bites going on in some area waterways. As we get deeper into fall, the big draws for the region will be steelhead in Erie tributaries; walleye/crappies on inland lakes; and smallmouth bass/walleyes in flowing water. Now get off that sofa and Go Fish!

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August 23rd NW PA Fishing Report

There has been a slowdown in reports from anglers and tackle shops here in PA Great Lakes Region during the last two weeks. Fish are still biting, but anglers seem to on a vacation from fishing right now according to local tackle shops. Actually, the Lake Erie perch bite has picked up considerably, the Erie walleye bite continues strong, Allegheny River smallmouth are on fire and on inland lakes it’s all about bluegills, largemouth bass and catfish. With Labor Day weekend approaching, it’s the perfect time to take the family fishing – just be sure to pick the right species and the best lake. GO FISH!

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August 9th NW PA Fishing Report

Summer is on the downhill slide in Pennsylvania. Don’t miss some of the great bites currently happening in the region, including Lake Erie Walleye and Perch, Allegheny River Smallmouth Bass, and BIG Bluegills at select lakes – just to mention a few. Discover more in the August 9th issue of the NW PA Fishing Report.

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July 26th NW PA Fishing Report

The stormy, wet summer has limited fishing days in NW PA, but it appears the high water in rivers, lakes and reservoirs has result in better than usual fishing for late July. So when anglers get out, they are catching fish. NW PA inland waters are yielding decent catches of walleyes, crappies, black bass, white bass, and hybrid stripers. While the Erie walleye bite is hot, perch are not...but may be improving. If you’ve given up because it’s July, get off that sofa and Go Fish!

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