Southwest Pennsylvania Fishing Report – September 13, 2013
Allegheny River (Armstrong County) — Smallmouth bass up to 16 inches and catfish were reported at the end of August.
Crooked Creek Lake (Armstrong County) — Crappies were reported on this U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoir in late August.
Keystone Lake (Armstrong County) — Good catches of walleyes were reported in late August, along with a few large smallmouth and largemouth bass, although the bass bite was generally slow. A few yellow perch also were reported. Tiger muskie fingerlings were stocked in August.
Glendale Lake (Cambria County) — Anglers trolling for walleyes were catching fish, but sizes were small. Some nice yellow perch were being caught through the end of August.
Lake Rowena (Cambria County) — Bass and some nice-size brown bullheads were hitting through the end of August.
Ebensburg Reservoir (Cambria County) — Small bass were reported through the end of August.
Colver Reservoir (Cambria County) — Yellow perch were hitting in recent weeks.
Youghiogheny River Reservoir (Somerset County) — A 36-inch northern pike and a 13.5-inch smallmouth bass were released on small shiners fished close to the surface at the lake’s marina in August. The tailrace of the lake was stocked with trout for Labor Day weekend.
Allegheny River (Allegheny County) — Cooler nights were expected to spur activity. Nice-size catfish were released near Lock No. 3 and near Sharpsburg. Both flathead and channel cat action were reported on cut baits, chicken livers and French fries. The mouths of Bull and Deer creeks were yielding bass. A small muskie and small walleyes were released near Lock No. 4.
Deer Lakes (Allegheny County) — Anglers were releasing small catfish on crawlers in late August.
Yellow Creek Lake (Indiana County) — Shore anglers reported a few northern pike releases and several walleyes in late August. The best catfish bite was just before dark.