October 25, NW PA Fishing Report

NW PA anglers were hoping for rain, but when it came it was too much, too quickly. Over the weekend streams and rivers were blown out and lakes were beat to foamy froth. But the increased flow brought a good run of steelhead into the Erie tributaries and the cold rain helped to lower the…

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November 9, NW PA Fishing Report

Steelhead fishing is in full swing in the Lake Erie tributaries and along the shoreline near the creek mouths. Lots of fish in streams, but a little rain is needed to color the water a tad to improve the bite. Inland lake temperatures are in the mid to low 50s, and temperature should drop a…

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November 23, NW PA Fishing Report

The Late Fall Bite is in full swing in the PA Great Lakes Region. Steelhead, walleye, smallmouth bass are the stars right now. You’ll have time to fish this coming holiday weekend. Bundle up and get out there. GO FISH! Read Online

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April 20, NW PA Fishing Report

Under a strong and consistent warming trend, fish-catching is breaking out all over the PA Great Lakes Region. Crappies, largemouth bass and walleye with increased appetites are roaming the shallows in NW PA Lakes. River and creeks levels are receding gradually and water is clearing up, creating ideal conditions for smallmouth to feed. A pending…

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May 4, NW PA Fishing Report

With the arrival of May in the PA Great Lakes Region, anglers are hoping for an improvement in the weather. Consistent NE winds and gray skies have plagued the area for almost two weeks. But May is the month that sunbaked shallows of lakes should be filled with a variety of fish species. Based on…

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May 25, NW PA Fishing Report

Finally with warmer weather and rising water temperatures into the 60s, just about every species of fish in NW PA are feeding in the shallows. Seems like it has been a long time in coming this year, given our ice went out March 1st. But from now to mid-June will be some of the most…

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June 15, NW PA Fishing Report

The late spring/early summer Crappie, Bluegill and Walleye bites continue strong on inland lakes in the PA Great Lakes Region. Wind has played havoc with angler attempts to fish Lake Erie lately, but hopefully with the arrival of summer weather patterns the lake will lay down so perch, walleye and smallmouth anglers can get out….

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June 29, NW PA Fishing Report

Summer has arrived in NW PA with most species of fish now in early summer locations. The Lake Erie bite perch bite seems a bit off but inland waters are producing crappies, bluegills, bass, walleyes and catfish as expected. Before setting off on your July 4th Holiday fishing trip, be sure to read the NW…

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July 13, NW PA Fishing Report

Summer heat is at its peak in the PA Great Lakes Region and anglers are enjoying variety in their fishing. The Lake Erie perch and walleye bite is sporadic. However, on inland lakes and rivers, smallmouth bass and largemouth bass are chewing. Crappies and bluegills are moving into summer offshore locations. Catfish are biting. Hoping…

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July 27, NW PA Fishing Report

Summer heat in NW PA lowers interest in fishing among some anglers. But others know the peak of summer usually means great fishing on certain area waters, including Lake Erie, Allegheny River and some of our small-but-deep natural lakes in the region. By reading each issue of the NW PA Fishing Report, you will get…

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