Southwest Pennsylvania Fishing Report – April 26th, 2013
North Park Lake (Allegheny County)
Heavy angling pressure was reported at this recently restored stocked trout fishery now open to fishing year-round.
Allegheny River (Armstrong County)
Northern pike and muskies were hitting in pool eight, with one 50-inch muskie reportedly released in recent weeks.
High Point Lake (Somerset County)
This lake high in the mountains still had residual ice as of April 7, which put the kibosh on boating. Once conditions were fishable, panfish, bass and northern pike action was expected to heat up.
Quemahoning Reservoir (Somerset County)
Northern pike up to 26 inches were released in recent weeks. A few yellow perch also were reported.
Beaver River (Beaver County)
This Ohio River tributary was yielding crappies on minnows near the Townsend Dam in recent weeks.
Releases of nice walleyes were reported in Charleroi on opening day.
Youghiogheny River (Westmoreland, Fayette counties)
The waters of West Newton were yielding nice trout up to 5-plus pounds on opening day.