Southeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report – june 7th, 2013
Nockamixon Lake (Berks County) — The striped bass bite picked up in mid-May, and anglers were making nice catches on topwater lures and live baits, including gizzard shad and alewives.
Blue Marsh Lake, Lake Ontelaunee (Berks County) — A good crappie bite was reported with fish hitting jigs and minnows near blow-downs and other structure.
Chambers Lake (Chester County) — Numbers of crappies, including slabs, were hitting from shore and by boaters targeting blowdowns. Fathead minnows or small shiners under pencil bobbers were productive in 4 to 6 feet, with mornings or evenings the best times to fish.
Lake Minsi (Northampton County) — Nice-size panfish were reported through the end of May.
Lehigh River — Good trout action was reported. Smallmouth bass and perch were hitting leeches and shiners. Catfish were biting crawlers.
Little Lehigh River (Lehigh County) — An excellent trout bite was reported on butterworms and minnows at the end of May.
Delaware River — Water was low and clear at the end of May. Smallmouth bass releases were mixed, with some fish hitting stick worms.
North Branch Susquehanna River — Bass were active through the end of May.
Brady’s Lake (Monroe County) — A decent crappie bite was reported through the end of May.