Northeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report – January 31st, 2014

Pecks Pond (Pike County) — Ice anglers were catching big bluegills and other panfish on waxworms through Jan. 19.

Lake Wallenpaupack (Pike County) — As conditions allowed, ice anglers were catching bass, pickerel and perch on tip-ups with live bait and jigging lures.

Mauch Chunk Lake (Carbon County) — Some bass and pickerel and a few perch were being iced on waxworms and medium shiners through Jan. 19.

Beltzville Lake (Carbon County) — When milder weather in early January provided some open water areas, boaters reported striped bass off the Pine Run launch area in the evenings. 

Lackawanna Lake (Lackawanna County) — A nice panfish bite was reported, with the area near the swimming pool a hot spot. Nice catches were coming in the Bullhead Bay area.

Harvey’s Lake (Luzerne County) — Perch and rainbow trout were reported around the Fish & Boat Commission launch.

Lake Jean, Frances Slocum Lake, Moon Lake (Luzerne County) — Panfish were the main catch through mid-January, as conditions allowed, on these lakes, ranging from Lake Jean, a 245-acre impoundment, to Frances Slocum, which is 1,000-plus acres.

Susquehanna River (Luzerne, Columbia counties) — A few anglers ventured out during a spate of milder weather in early January, but reported limited success targeting walleyes and muskies.

Susquehanna River (Wyoming County) — Unfishable conditions were reported Jan. 15.

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