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May 24, 2012

Good walleye fishing attracts southwest anglers Southeast Region Report

Lehigh River   The stretch from Jim Thorpe downstream to the Palmerton Pool was yielding nice trout. Strap Raysely, of Laurys Station, caught three nice trout over 14 inches each, and six smallmouths on minnows. Little Lehigh River (Lehigh County) Kirk Frey, of Coplay, caught a 24-inch, 4-pound rainbow trout and Harry Monk, of Bethlehem,

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Good walleye fishing attracts southwest anglers Northeast Region Report

Lake Wallenpaupack (Pike County) Walleyes were active on stickbaits along shore, and running 6 to 8 pounds. Channel catfish from 10 to 15 pounds were hitting off the docks, and crappies were taking fatheads in the coves. Anglers were catching smallmouth bass on swimbaits, and big brown trout trolling in 15 to 20 feet of

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Good walleye fishing attracts southwest anglers – Southentral Region Report

Little Juniata River (Huntingdon County) Water was at an ideal level, clear and in the 50s May 13, a few sulphurs (14/16) were hatching along with tan caddis (14/16). Nymphing with sulphur nymphs or caddis larva patterns was productive. Lakes Marburg and Pinchot, Long Arm Dam (York, Adams counties) All three were yielding bass on

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Good walleye fishing attracts southwest anglers – Northcentral Region Report

Sayers Lake (Centre County) Steady sunfish and crappie bites were reported from shore in mid-May, with minnows and redworms and twister tails productive floated under a bobber or slow-retrieved. Black Moshannon Lake (Centre County) This bog-influenced lake was yielding nice numbers of sunfish and perch on jigs and minnows from shore. Bald Eagle and Black

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Good walleye fishing attracts southwest anglers – Southwest Region Report

Monongahela River Some of the best walleye fishing in years was reported in mid-May. Ohio River Anglers caught smallmouth bass, freshwater drum and hybrid striped bass in the higher water levels brought on by rainfall in mid-May. North Park Lake (Allegheny County) This recently restored impoundment was yielding nice catches of trout through mid-May. Yellow

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Good walleye fishing attracts southwest anglers – Northwest Region Report

Lake Erie Perch were schooling in 35 to 40 feet out of Walnut Creek and in 30 feet east and west of the peninsula. Smallmouth bass were leaving the creeks, and hitting on the east side of the lake in about 30 feet. The after-dark shoreline walleye bite was productive for anglers cranking large minnow

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