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North Central Pennsylvania Fishing Report – November 8th, 2013

Sayers Lake (Centre County) — Nice-size perch and panfish around Lower Greens, Hunter’s Run and the causeway were reported, with live minnows the best bet. Some bass were hitting off the submerged roadbed in the upper part of the lake.

Black Moshannon Lake (Centre County) — Chain pickerel were hitting around the weedbeds near shore, with spinners and twister tails productive.

Spring Creek (Centre County) — Spinners were producing trout in recent weeks. Average gin-clear flow in the 50s was reported Oct. 25. Nymphing with small Pheasant Tails and Caddis larva was productive; so was dry-dropper fishing in the shallow riffles. Hatches included Blue-Winged Olives (18-20), Midges (22-26), Tan Caddis (14-16), and Craneflies (16-18).

Little Pine Lake (Lycoming County) — A recent stocking brought anglers to the lake, with the spillway area providing nice catches.

West Branch Susquehanna River (Lycoming County) — Smallmouth bass and walleyes were hitting in recent weeks.

Rose Valley Lake (Lycoming County) — Panfish and walleyes were reported in recent weeks.

Penns Creek (Lycoming, Union counties) — Below-average, clear flow in the 50s was reported Oct. 25. TCO Fly Shop reported the streamer bite was beginning to heat up. It also recommended a dry dropper combo with stimulator or other Stonefly on top and small nymph on the bottom. Hatches included Black Midges (18-22), Slate Drakes (12-14), Blue-Winged Olives (18-20), and Tan Caddis (14-16).

Fishing Creek (Clinton County) — Low, clear conditions were reported Oct. 25. A few October Caddis were still hatching. Tan Caddis (14-16), Slate Drakes (12-14), and midges (black, cream 24) provided some dry fly action; nymphing with weenies and other standard sub-surface flies also was productive. TCO Fly Shop recommended a dry dropper combo of a large stimulator or Green Weenie.

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