South Central Pennsylvania Fishing Report – July 19th, 2013
Laurel Lake (Cumberland County) — A few largemouth bass averaging 12 inches were reported on soft plastic crawlers through early July.
Conodoguinet Creek (Cumberland County) — Muskies were reported near Sears Run. The catfish bite slowed a little near York Haven in early July.
Pickerel Pond (Cumberland County) — Bluegills and other panfish were reported on red worms at this state game land pond near Rossville in early July.
Susquehanna River — Channel catfish up to 261⁄2 inches were reported on cut bait and other baits through early July.
Juniata River, Raystown Branch (Huntingdon County) — Smallmouth bass were hitting soft plastics and live baits from the Raystown Dam to the PF&BC Point Access.
Raystown Lake (Huntingdon County) — Striped bass were reported on the northern end in and around the dam area. Stripers were hitting on surface and subsurface lures into the early morning hours. During daytime hours, trolling live baits was productive.
Susquehanna River, Swatara Creek (Lebanon County) — Channel and flathead catfish were reported on chicken livers, shrimp and sunfish. Shore and boat anglers reported several muskie “follows.”
Susquehanna River (York County) — Catfishing was productive on crawlers, shrimp, and liver from the Yorkhaven area south to the Conowingo Reservoir through early July.
Lake Redman, Lake Williams (York County) — Nice catches of catfish, carp, bluegills and crappies were reported in recent weeks. Anglers also were catching bass, particularly in the early morning hours.
Conowingo Reservoir (York County) — Walleyes and bass were reported through early July.