Allegheny River (Armstrong County) — Flatheads up to 40-plus inches were reported in pool six through mid-September.
Green Lick Reservoir (Westmoreland County) — Largemouth bass were reported by boat and shore anglers.
Loyalhanna Lake (Westmoreland County) — Numbers of crappies, bluegills and brown bullheads were reported on small live baits where Loyalhanna Creek enters the lake.
Lake Somerset (Somerset County) — Water has been drawn down by 7 feet making boat launching very difficult by mid-September. Shore fishermen were catching nice channel catfish.
Quemahoning Reservoir (Somerset County) — Smallmouth and largemouth bass were hitting, along with a few northern pike and yellow perch.
Highpoint Lake (Somerset County) — A good largemouth bass bite was reported in mid-September.
Youghiogheny River Lake (Somerset County) — Anglers were catching a few walleyes and nice smallmouth bass in mid-September.
Allegheny River (Allegheny County) — Small catfish were reported in the Harmar pool, where anglers also were catching smallmouth bass up to 5 pounds in recent weeks.
Ohio River (Allegheny, Beaver counties) — Smallmouth bass were reported in recent weeks, with tubes effective. Flathead catfish were hitting chicken liver and cut baits.
Beaver River (Beaver County) — This Ohio River tributary was yielding a few hybrid striped bass on soft plastic jerkbaits in recent weeks, but fishing was overall slow in early September.
Monongahela River (Greene, Washington counties) — Walleyes were reported below the locks and dams at Point Marion and Maxwell. Grey’s Landing Lock and Dam was yielding saugers.