Slate Run, Cedar Run (Lycoming County) – Lack of rain has been a
real problem in recent weeks to the extent that area mountain
feeder streams are at very low flow. The few anglers targeting
trout have been fishing Green Weenies, Little Stonefly Nymphs and
small egg patterns.
Little Pine, Pine Creeks (Tioga, Lycoming counties) – Low flow
is a problem here, too. Small Blue-Winged Olive dry flies and
midges have been working later in the day. Woolly Buggers,
streamers, Green Weenies, egg paterns, Hare’s Ear nymphs, and
Stonefly Nymphs are recommended.
Little Pine Lake (Tioga County) – This impoundment is finally
full of water and was recently stocked but angling pressure has
been way down.
Rose Valley Lake (Lycoming County) – Good panfish and perch
bites are reported.
Hamilton Lake (Tioga County) – The recent stocking has been
yielding trout in recent weeks, with nice catches occurring on
PowerBait on the eastern shoreline.
Curwensville Lake (Clearfield County) – A stocking of 3,800
sub-legal walleyes by a local sportsman’s club was performed in
Parker Lake (Clearfield County) – This Parker Dam State Park
impoundment was recently drawn-down for dredging and not open to
angling until spring.
In hunting news, prolonged warm weather put the kibosh on deer
action, and the buck weren’t in full rut until the second week of
November. Turkey hunters were doing well, with plenty of big flocks
reported, going into the season. Early in the season, hunters
busted up the flocks and that helped them bag some nice birds.