Lehigh River (Carbon County) — Bass and trout were hitting in low water through mid-Oct., with spinners and stick baits in the pools productive. Bass were running small. Catfish also were active, especially in the evening in the Bowmanstown and Palmerton pools.
Beltzville Lake (Carbon County) — Panfish and perch were active in recent weeks, with some perch running 12 to 13 inches. Bass were hitting near Preachers Camp access area, in about 18 feet of water. Striped bass were reported in the evening.
Pohopoco Creek (Carbon County) — Trout were hitting in low at the outflow of Beltsville Lake in mid-October.
Mauch Chunk Lake (Carbon County) — Bass, pickerel and panfish were active in recent weeks, with crappies reported off boat Launch A. One angler caught a 22½-inch largemouth bass.
Merli Sarnowski County Park Lake (Lackawanna County) — Stocked trout were in the deeper water in early to mid-October, making shore fishing very difficult.
Lackawanna Lake (Lackawanna County) — Boaters and shore anglers reported nice catches of trout along with numbers of largemouth bass and a legal-size tiger muskie, through mid-October.
Lackawanna River, Roaring Brook (Lackawanna County) — Trout were hitting in low water levels in early to mid-October.
Lily Lake (Luzerne County) — Nice-size bass were hitting on minnow-profile artificials and live bait in recent weeks. Lily was recently stocked with trout.
Nescopeck Creek (Luzerne County) — The trout bite in the delayed harvest section was active in recent weeks.
Susquehanna River (Wyoming County) — Nice numbers and sizes of smallmouth bass and catfish were reported in recent weeks.
Susquehanna River (Bradford County) — An angler caught a 37-inch northern pike on a 3-inch baby craw near the Towanda Bridge in recent weeks.