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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July 12th NW PA Fishing Report

A bit behind schedule, summer has finally arrived in NW PA. Anglers should be gearing up for summer action because there is a lot happening. Lake Erie walleyes are full steam ahead. Crappie, bluegill, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and catfish are settling into summer patterns on area lakes as water levels return to normal summer pool following several very intense rain systems in recent weeks. In this issue, you get a peek at what you might have missed over July 4th. Don’t worry, there is more fishing action coming. And be sure to read Jeff Knapp’s tips on catching river smallmouth during the summer.

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