Northeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report – September 13th, 2013
Peck’s Pond, Promised Land Lake (Pike County) — Anglers were drop-shotting plastic crawlers in the weeds, and dragging them across lily pads in recent weeks. Frogs over lily pads also were yielding bass in cooler-than-normal water. The eastern side of Promised Land was yielding nice numbers of largemouth bass on fathead minnows swum naturally or on bottom jigs.
Little Mud Pond (Pike County) — Trout were found around springs in recent weeks.
White Deer Lake (Pike County) — Crappies and bluegills were hitting.
Lake Shohola (Pike County) — Good bass and pickerel bites were reported in recent weeks.
Lake Wallenpaupack (Pike County) — Pumpkinseed sunfish, bluegills and crappies were hitting natural baits in mid-to-late August.
Lake Winola (Wyoming County) — Night-time trout anglers were catching fish in recent weeks.
Mauch Chunk Lake (Carbon County) — Panfish, pickerel and bass were reported through the end of August, with action productive at the fishing piers in the early mornings and evenings. Bass around 15 inches and perch were hitting minnows in the weeds at boat dock B. Catfish were biting chicken livers in the evenings. Crappies also were active.
Beltzville Lake (Carbon County) — Nice-size pickerel and bass were reported through the end of August.
Lehigh River (Lehigh County) — Smallmouth bass fishing was generally good through August. Largemouth bass were biting on shiners under bobbers near the Route 33 boat launch. A 32-inch, 11-pound catfish was reported on a chicken liver in recent weeks.
Susquehanna River (Bradford County) — Northern pike were hitting in the waters near Ulster in mid-to-late August.