2018 Fishing Reports

August 8th NW PA Fishing Report

Who saves fishing slows down in the middle of summer? Not in NW Pennsylvania. Walleye catches on Lake Erie continue to be off the charts. With river levels down, the smallmouth bite in flowing water are on track. The big bluegills are deep water and largemouth bass in the thick shallow weeds. Shenango Lake is aglow with an exceptional summer striper, white bass and crappie bite. You want catfish? We’ve got them, too. This Report is loaded with info and pictures!

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July 25th NW PA Fishing Report

With the arrival of mid-summer, fishing success slows for some species – but not everything. Largemouth bass, bluegills and catfish remain fairly active on inland lakes, along with a good musky bite. However, mid-summer signals the peak of walleye fishing on Lake Erie. And this year the bite is incredible with limits for practically everyone when the weather allows them to get out. It will not last forever, so GO FISH now!

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July 11th NW PA Fishing Report

Summer arrived with excessive heat, excessive storms and excessive water. With things finally calming down, anglers are venturing out again. Reports coming in are encouraging, and summer patterns should be setting up with the next couple weeks – if nasty storms don’t return. In the meantime, the hottest bite is on Lake Erie for walleyes in the Pennsylvania sector of the big lake! If you’ve got a boat for big water, or look to book a charter for ‘eye, this is the time to GO Fish!

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June 27th NW PA Fishing Report

Summer heat is on the way as we approach the big 4th of July Holiday Week. Several days of nasty cold, wind and steady rain put a damper on last weekend, but the forecast is looking good. If you are considering where to go fishing in NW PA this coming week, review the NW PA Fishing Report for impressive catches from the past two weeks then check out the Best Bets on the Gamma Tip page for guidance. Then GO FISH!

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