Southwest Pennsylvania Fishing Report – March 14th, 2014
Deer Creek (Allegheny County) — Anglers reported small walleyes and bass at the mouth of Deer Creek on this Allegheny River tributary, but the river was jammed with ice, and presented flooding risks during periods of milder temperatures.
North Park Lake (Allegheny County) — Ice anglers caught brown trout and crappies in February.
Ohio River, Beaver River (Allegheny, Beaver counties) — The Ohio and the Beaver, its largest tributary, were quiet, with little to no fishing reported in February.
Brady’s Run Lake (Beaver County) — Ice anglers reported brown trout and panfish, with small jigs tipped with maggots the ticket. Tip-ups produced some nice-size largemouth bass.
Ten Mile Creek (Greene, Washington counties) — Lower portions of this Monongahela River tributary were jammed by ice dams taller than 6 feet through at least mid-February. Upstream anglers reported a few panfish and bass on small jigs and maggots in open water.
Hemlock Lake (Indiana County) — Shiners on tipups were taking northern pike in February.
Lake Somerset (Somerset County) — A few walleyes and some small bluegills were reported on this 253-acre impoundment, which is drawn down by about 7 feet.
Laurel Hill Lake (Somerset County) — Some nice bluegills, perch and trout were iced in February.
Cranberry Glad Lake (Somerset County) — Northern pike were reported by ice anglers in February.
High Point Lake (Somerset County) — Anglers iced a variety of species on this high-elevation impoundment, including northern pike, chain pickerel, largemouth bass, small bluegills and perch.