North Central Pennsylvania Fishing Report – September 13th, 2013

West Branch of the Susquehanna River (Clearfield County) — Smallmouth bass were biting hellgrammites and crayfish.

Nessmuk Lake (Tioga County)  — Fishing regulations were lifted in August because of scheduled water withdrawal for construction and maintenance work.

Tioga Lake (Tioga County) — Bass fishing was productive in the lake and the outflow was yielding a good bite on a variety of species.

Hamilton Lake (Tioga County) — Good bass and crappie bites were reported through the end of August.

Sayers Lake (Centre County) — Nice catches of black and white crappies under the causeway were reported in late August, with twister tails and minnows the tickets. Channel catfish were hitting nightcrawlers. Sunfish also were being caught under the causeway and in the Hunter Run cut area.

Black Moshannon (Centre County) — Bass and pickerel were hitting on crawlers and spinners around the fishing pier and boat launch areas.

Spring Creek (Centre County) — Water was at a good level, clear and in the low- to mid-60s as of Sept. 1. Tricos (22-28) were spotty. Nymphing was the best bet. Beetles and ants along the banks also were productive. Other hatches included midges (22-26), blue-winged olives (18-22), tan caddis (14-16), and craneflies (16-18).

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