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Northeast Pennsylvania Fish Report – September 12th, 2014

Promised Land Lake (Pike County) — Small minnows and jigs and plastic  grubs were taking panfish in recent weeks.

Lake Wallenpaupack (Pike County) — Smallmouth bass up to 6 pounds were hitting through the end of August. Crawler harnesses and jigs were taking walleyes. Perch were biting meal worms off the bottom, and chain pickerel and northern pike were taking spinners and spoons around weedbeds. Channel catfish over 20 pounds were taking stinkbaits off the bottom.

Greeley Lake (Pike County) — Perch, including some jumbos, and crappies were biting small fatheads.

Fairview Lake (Pike County) — Smallmouth bass were hitting tubes and crankbaits. Some trout were reported.

Shohola Lake (Pike County) — Bass up to 6 pounds were hitting shiners and plastic worms.

Prompton Dam (Wayne County) — The upper end was yielding both smallmouth and largemouth bass.

Beltzville Lake (Carbon County) — Striped bass and largemouth bass were reported in recent weeks.

Lehigh River (Carbon County) — Nice-size largemouth bass were active on artificials in recent weeks.

State Game Land Pond, Athens Township (Carbon County) — Chain pickerel and largemouth bass were hitting chartreuse-color crankbaits and plastic worms in recent weeks.

Delaware River — Excellent smallmouth bass fishing was reported on plastic worms in the daytime and evening hours, while catfish were hitting crawlers and chicken livers.

North Branch Susquehanna River — Muskies were hitting on big black and orange-color spinners.

Susquehanna River — Smallmouth bass, walleyes, and muskies were reported on soft plastics and lipless crankbaits. Catfish also were hitting.

Lily Lake (Luzerne County) — Bass, panfish and trout were reported, mostly from deeper water, in recent weeks.

Bushkill Creek (Monroe County) — The catch and release area was productive for fly-anglers using small nymphs and black gnat patterns in mid-August.

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