December 18, 2019 NW PA Fishing Report

It’s just mid-December and winter is here in full force already. Hardwater fanatics are anticipating early ice. They could be right. Right now, Steelhead are the main game in town and there are many fish in the Erie tributaries. Allegheny River and French Creek spitting out walleye and northern pike. Most boats are winterized and…

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November 27, NW PA Fishing Report

Water and air temperatures continue to drop in NW PA. While hunting is on the minds of some as we approach Thanksgiving holiday weekend, the hardcore anglers are still looking to the water rather than the woods. Strong bites in the region for several species. Check out the Report for angling guidance if planning a…

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November 7, NW PA Fishing Report

If you are willing to put up with some moderately cold temperatures and maybe a bit of wind, then you want to keep on fishing! Now is some of the best fishing of the year as water temperatures drop out of the 50s and into the 40s. Just about every species if biting, although high…

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October 24, NW PA Fishing Report

NW PA is in the midst of the Fall Frenzy! Get out and fish! Steelheads are in the streams, the Allegheny River is on fire with Smallmouth and Walleye, Shenango Lake is spitting out huge White Crappies, and Hybrid Stripers are expected to kick on any day now. Soon the Pymatuning fall Walleye bite will…

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October 9, NW PA Fishing Report

It’s happening! Dropping water temperatures signal the start of the fall feeding frenzy on NW PA waters. Although water flow and temperatures are not yet right for a big steelhead movement into the Erie tributaries, many species on inland lakes are demonstrating their liking for the start of fall cooldown with increased activity in shallower…

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September 25, NW PA Fishing Report

The calendar says fall. But the fish don’t know that. In NW PA, all species are still in transition. Although fish are all over the lake and river looking to settle in when cooler water arrives, right now it takes some extra effort to make good catches. In our region, the Lake Erie walleye bite…

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September 12, NW PA Fishing Report

Into the transition from summer to fall – the bite is changing. Fish can be caught if you are will to adjust and experiment. Read the Report to get the most comprehensive view of fishing across NW Pennsylvania at this moment. And check out the September forecast. Read Online

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August 21, NW PA Fishing Report

You cannot call it the dog days of summer when anglers are making record catches of walleyes on Lake Erie, big panfish are being hauled in at Conneaut Lake, smallmouth bass are chewing on the Allegheny River and hybrid stripers & white bass (plus crappies) are busting shad schools on Shenango Lake almost every day….

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August 7, NW PA Fishing Report

Don’t let the Dog Days of Summer fool you. There is plenty of good fishing opportunities right now in NW Pennsylvania. Yes, the Erie walleye bite continues strong – although the fish are moving about a bit those easy limits are still a daily happening. The Allegheny River and French Creek look in prime shape…

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July 24, NW PA Fishing Report

It’s beginning to feel a lot more like a normal summer. Let’s hope it continues so everyone can get back out fishing. The walleye fishing on Erie remains off the charts. If the weather allows you to get out, it’s almost a guarantee to limit out with walleye within a couple hours on the big…

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