North Central Pennsylvania Fishing Report – April 10th, 2015
Penns Creek (Snyder County) — As conditions allowed through late March, TCO Fly Shop recommended streamers along the banks or going deeper with nymphs, especially bigger Stoneflies. Hatches included tiny Blue-Winged Olives (20-22) and midges (20-24).
Tioga River — Don’s Tackle Shack reported anglers were releasing a few walleyes and smallmouth bass, but the bites were slow as of March 28.
Beechwood Lake (Tioga County) — Numbers of trout were reported on jigs and waxworms during last ice, with some measuring 20-plus inches. Waxworms also were taking yellow perch and crappies.
Hills Creek Lake (Tioga County) — Don’s Tackle Shack reported chain pickerel and bass were hitting live shiners in shallow water through the season’s last ice. Yellow perch and bluegills were biting waxworms and mousees.
Spring Creek (Centre County) — Above-average flow with a little color was reported March 27. Nymphs, crawler patterns and streamers were taking trout. Sporadic hatches included Blue-Winged Olives, which fish were starting to rise to.