Southwest Pennsylvania Fishing Report – June 21st, 2013
Wilmore Dam (Cambria County) — Nice catches of crappies were reported in recent weeks.
Glendale Lake (Cambria County) — The crappie bite was hit or miss in recent weeks.
Colver Reservoir — Perch and bluegills were hitting in recent weeks.
Crooked Creek Lake (Armstrong County) — Panfish were reported in recent weeks.
Allegheny River (Armstrong County) — Anglers were releasing catfish in recent weeks.
Virgin Run Dam (Fayette County) — Large bluegills and numbers of bass were reported in recent weeks.
Youghiogheny River, Monongahela River — Walleyes were reported in both waterways in recent weeks. The Mon also was yielding freshwater drum and bass.
Jacobs Creek (Fayette County) — A run of northern hog suckers was reported.
Meadow Run (Fayette County) — The delayed-harvest section still was holding nice numbers of trout.
Laurel Hill Lake (Somerset County) — Trout and panfish were reported in recent weeks.
Quemahoning Reservoir (Somerset County) — Northern pike, brown trout up to 28 inches, and crappies, including some slabs, were reported.
Youghiogheny River Reservoir (Somerset, Westmoreland counties) — Nice walleyes and perch were reported in recent weeks. Shore anglers were catching walleyes in Jockey Hollow and at the dam breast access. In a May 11 Yough Walleye Association tournament, 23 of 38 boats released limits for a total of 157 walleyes caught. The largest walleye weighed 5.58 pounds, and the smallest was 3.83 pounds. Big channel catfish, rock bass and smallmouth bass also were hitting in Jockey Hollow access.
Cranberry Glade Lake (Somerset County) — Bluegills were biting.
High Point Lake (Somerset County) — Bass, mostly largemouths,were reported in recent weeks. Anglers also were catching northern pike, perch, catfish and some crappies up to 12 inches.