Wednesday, February 1st, 2023
Wednesday, February 1st, 2023

Breaking News for

Sportsmen Since 1967

Northcentral Region

Curwensville Reservoir (Clear-field County) – Crappies and perch
are hitting well, with sizes running average. A lot of pickerel are
reported this year. A few muskies also are reported. The Fourth
Annual Alan Bloom Memorial Crappie Tournament will be held May 24.
For more, visit

Slate Run (Tioga County) – Good flow but gin clear water without
leaf over cover was reported on Slate Run in late April. One angler
fished half a day and only saw just two fish, because they were
very wary. Cedar Run was difficult to access as a result of a
forest fire that closed several roads. For more, call McConnell’s
Country Store at (570) 753-8241.

Pine Creek, Little Pine Creek (Lycoming County) – Good water
levels were reported in late April. Temperatures were approaching
60 degrees, which made the stream ripe for hatches. A few blue
quills, quill Gordons, Hendricksons, tan and green egg sack caddis
and the occasional gray caddis were reported in late April.
Nymphing and emerger patterns were working best.

Little Pine Lake (Lycoming County) – Recent stockings have
provided plenty of action for bait anglers.

Beechwood Lake (Tioga County) – Trout action remained steady in
recent weeks, with orange PowerBait and crawlers working.

Hamilton Lake (Tioga County) – Good trout and panfish action is

Hammond Lake (Tioga County) – Crappies, including some slabs,
have been hitting on PowerBait. Hybrid striped bass are coming off
the points on jerkbaits and rattle lures. Daniel Sauer, of
Millerton, Kelly Wilmer, of Conestoga, and Alan Hench, of Lititz,
landed stripers from 24 to 26 inches. 

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