South Eastern Pennsylvania Fishing Reports

Southeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report - October 10th, 2014

Octoraro Lake (Lancaster County) — As of Sept. 28, bass were hitting crankbaits along riprap in the afternoons. Some bass were taking jig and pigs. The white perch bite remained strong on crawlers and medium fathead minnows. Crappies were picking up on tube skirts, 11⁄2 to 2 inches, in red, yellow and white on ballhead jigs. In a recent tournament sponsored by Jim Neary Bait & Tackle, the winning bag was five largemouth bass totaling 17 pounds, 10 ounces. The winning bag in a recent catfish tournament was five channel cats totaling 26 pounds, 14 ounces. 

Blue Marsh Lake (Berks County) — Largemouth bass were hitting soft plastic crayfish and creature baits around points with structure in recent weeks.

Neshaminy Creek (Bucks County) — Sunfish were hitting small jigs with rubber split-tail bodies and crawlers in recent weeks. 

Lake Nockamixon (Bucks County) — Numbers of catfish were reported around weedbeds. 

Little Lehigh River (Lehigh County) — Trout were reported on butter worms and fathead minnows in recent weeks. Fly-anglers did well in mid-September on Tricos and terrestrials. 

Lehigh River — Bass were biting medium shiners throughout the day. Large shiners were taking catfish right before dark. 

Lake Minsi (Northampton County) — Bass and pickerel were reported on medium shiners on bobbers.

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