2018 Fishing Reports

November 21st NW PA Fishing Report

The hot bites of late fall are in full swing in NW Pennsylvania. If you like fishing cold water for big bass, crappies and walleyes, it’s time to have fun. Steelheads are running the Erie streams, too. Things will change dramatically my mid-December as ice cover begins to form. Go Fish Now!

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November 7th NW PA Fishing Report

Fall fishing is peaking. The Lake Erie shoreline and tributaries are loaded with steelhead. Smallmouth bass and walleyes are feeding in the Allegheny and French Creek – but need some reduced flows to be able to fish. Shenango Lake continues to pump out black bass, white bass, crappies and hybrid stripers. Walleye bite posed to happen at Pymatuning. The blade bait bite for everything is on at Conneaut. If you can put up with the lousy weather, the time to fish is now!

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October 24th NW PA Fishing Report

Cooling water in late October brings a variety of fall action in NW PA, including the Erie steelhead run, smallmouth frenzy in rivers and lake, hybrid striper bite at Shenango, inland stream trout plus the anticipation of upcoming walleye and perch activity. Now is the time to Go Fish!

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October 10th NW PA Fishing Report

NW PA anglers are still waiting on the cool down of lake and river water temperatures which trigger the fall feeding frenzies for several key fish species. In the meantime, the best inland bites appear to be the Allegheny River for smallmouth bass and Shenango Lake for bass, stripers and crappies. Steelhead are beginning to move into Erie tributaries but a cool down is need to really activate higher number of fish to run upstream. Check out the details.

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