South Central Pennsylvania Fishing Report – September 13th, 2013

Shawnee Lake (Bedford, Fulton counties) — Several large northern pike, numbers of bullhead catfish, and a number of large channel catfish were reported in recent weeks.

Juniata River (Huntingdon, Mifflin counties) — Smallmouth bass and catfish were reported in the low water levels of late August.

Little Juniata River (Huntingdon County) — Low, clear water in the mid to upper 60s was reported Sept. 1, and Slate Drakes (12-14), Caddis (14-16), and terrestrials were providing decent dry-fly action. Blue-Winged Olives (18-20) and midges (20-24) also were hatching. Anglers are reminded that trout should not be targeted when water is 70 degrees or higher.

Raystown Lake (Huntingdon County) — As of late August, crappies were suspended in deeper water over submerged structure and taking live bait on slip bobbers in 18 to 20 feet of water. The backwaters of the bays and inlets were yielding yellow perch.

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