2019 Fishing Reports

May 8th NW PA Fishing Report

The calendar says it May but it still feels like early-April in NW PA. However, fish are biting so all is right with the world. Find out where the hot bites for walleyes, crappies, perch, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass and trout are happening right now by checking the NW PA Fishing Report.

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April 24th NW PA Fishing Report

If fishing success for early spring crappie, walleyes, bass, perch and trout got any hotter, there would be fires burning all over. As soon as this mid-week rain and touch of cold gets out of the way, the bite will take off again. Check out the report so you know the best waters and GO FISH!

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April 10th NW PA Fishing Report

The bite is on! Recent upshot in daytime as well as nighttime temperatures has finally brought sustained warmth to area waters. Walleye, yellow perch, crappies, smallmouth bass, hybrid stripers, northern pike and trout are among the most active. Discover which area waters have the hot bite for your favorite species. Plus check out the highlights of recent Fish Commission biologist surveys on select NW waters. And get a crappie tip from professional angler Dave Lefebre. It’s all in this issue of NW PA Fishing Report.

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March 13th NW PA Fishing Report

As winter wanes, anglers anxiously look forward to the start of the open water season. In the meantime, ice fishing equipment is being cleaned and stored until next winter, while fresh Gamma Line is being spool on reels in anticipation of soon to be open water. It will not be long before ice-out crappies are biting in mud bays on inland lakes and spawning perch cover the shallow flats at Presque Isle Bay. Get ready!

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