Southwest Pennsylvania Fishing Report - December 21st, 2012
Allegheny River (Allegheny County)
The Harmar and Sharpsburg areas were yielding walleyes on creek chubs and suckers, with dusk the best time to fish.
Monongahela River (Allegheny County)
Smallmouth bass were hitting around Elizabeth through early December.
Youghiogheny River (Allegheny County)
This Monongahela River tributary was yielding a few northern pike around Sutersville. The tailrace of the Youghiogheny Reservoir dam was yielding trout.
North Park Lake (Allegheny County)
This recently restored lake near Pittsburgh was yielding stocked trout by the boat launch and by the stumps near the boat house. There was little pressure at nearby Marshall Lake.
Yellow Creek Lake (Armstrong County)
Perch and northern pike were reported at this 720-acre state park impoundment.
Brady’s Run Lake (Beaver County)
A slow to fair panfish bite was reported in early December.
Donegal Lake, Twin Lakes, Mammoth Lake (Westmoreland, Fayette counties)
Anglers are reminded that these impoundments are under draw-down for weed control.
Green Lick Dam (Fayette County)
Anglers were targeting crappies and walleyes, after Superstorm Sandy raised water levels.
Laurel Hill Lake (Somerset County)
Anglers were still catching stocked trout in early December.