September 23, 2020 issue of the NW PA Fishing Report

NW PA is in the midst of seasonal change from late summer to fall. Several fish species are on the move to different locations as baitfish shift to fall mode. Fishing success is most often mixed – good one day, not so good the next – especially with severe cold fronts hitting the region. Erie...

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September 2, 2020 issue of the NW PA Fishing Report

Summer is on the way out and fall is on the way in. Fish patterns will be changing soon. Transition season is usually a tough bite, but not if you make the right choice. If you are looking for action this coming Labor Day weekend, consider Erie walleye fishing (if seas are calm), Allegheny River...

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August 19, 2020 NW PA Fishing Report

There was a time that August was referred to as the Dog Days of fishing because anglers struggled to catch anything other than catfish. But if you check out this issue of the NW PA Fishing Report, you will discover that anglers who work a little harder at this time of year will be rewarded….

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August 5, 2020 NW PA Fishing Report

With the arrival of late summer, most fish species are set up in patterns that will last for several weeks until the water temperature begins to very gradually cool off. It’s the time year you’ve got to fish a little harder because there is an abundance of prey for the predators. Early and late in…

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July 15, 2020 NW PA Fishing Report

If it gets any hotter here in NW PA, you won’t need a grill or deep fryer to cook your catch. Don’t forget the sunscreen and face gaiter when you go out! Summer patterns established across the region. Lake Erie bite remains strong, but many species on inland waters have slowed down in part due…

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July 1, 2020 NW PA Fishing Report

Summer fishing patterns are in full swing as we go into the July 4th Holiday weekend. Stripers, walleyes, bass, catfish -it’s all happening. Check out which waters currently are providing the best opportunities for particular species. Don’t want to fish among the holiday weekend crowds? Check out the Gamma Tip page for suggestions on some...

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June 17, 2020 NW PA Fishing Report

As we approach the official first week of summer, fish-catching remains strong in NW Pennsylvania. Lots of action on inland lakes for crappies, bluegills, largemouth and smallmouth bass, walleyes, catfish, white bass and hybrid stripers. The walleye fishing on Lake Erie is firing up for the summer and early schools from the Central & Western…

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June 3, 2020 NW PA Fishing Report

This is an exciting time to be on the water in NW Pennsylvania. Almost every fish species is either currently spawning or feeding heavily in relatively shallow water. Some monster fish are being taken. Don’t miss out on this exciting time – it only comes around once a year!   

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May 20, 2020 NW PA Fishing Report

It’s beginning to feel like a lot like May! Inland lakes and rivers are finally reaching 60 degrees. Expect a lot of shallow water fishing action in this coming week for many species, especially for crappies. Dodge a few showers and GO FISH!     

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May 6, 2020 NW PA Fishing Report

In NW PA, the month of May means lots of fishing action happening. Check the Report for what’s been hot this past week and what the prospects are for next couple weeks. This issue includes a special photo page of the musky mania going on at Pymatuning as well as tips from anglers on catching...

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