South Central Pennsylvania Fishing Report – August 15th, 2014

Susquehanna River — Through July 26, Koinonia Guide Service reported numbers of channel catfish up to 24-plus inches, and flatheads up to 41.75 inches long. The big flathead hit on live bait and the channels were released on fiber bait. White flies began hatching in mid-July and typically run through early August on the lower river, particularly just before and after dark. Smallmouth bass can be caught on size 12 white Wulff dries, small white poppers and gurgles. Floating crankbaits worked slowly at the surface also can be productive.

Juniata River — Smallmouth bass up to 14 inches were reported on blue damsel fly patterns and other size 14 surface flies. Bass up to 18 inches were hitting crayfish color crankbaits, soft stickbaits, flukes, and green pumpkin tubes.

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