Northeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report – May 9th, 2013

Mauch Chunk, Nesquehoning creeks (Carbon County)

Decent fishing pressure was reported throughout April, with trout hitting on minnows, mealworms, and green paste bait.

Mauch Chunk, Beltzville lakes (Carbon County) — Beltzville was yielding releases of striped bass in the upper reaches of the Pohopoco Creek bay area. On Mauch Chunk, the best time to fish off the fishing pier was early morning and evening, with bluegills, perch and releases of bass reported on crawlers and minnows. The cove by the dam was yielding releases of bass and pickerel on minnows and leeches, while the second boat ramp was producing catfish and perch.

Maple Lake (Lackawanna County)

Some panfish action was reported at the end of April.

Hidden, Loch Lomond lakes (Pike, Monroe counties)

Trout were hitting paste bait fished off the bottom in recent weeks.

Lackawaxen River (Pike County)

American shad were reported as conditions allowed.

Shohola Lake (Pike County)

Nice releases of pickerel and bass were reported at the end of April.

Fairview Lake (Pike County)

Trout and walleye were reported.

Susquehanna River (Wyoming County)

Channel catfish were hitting standard baits, including cut bait from suckers.

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