North Central Pennsylvania Fishing Report – July 3rd, 2015
Slate and Cedar runs (Lycoming County) — Some trout fishing continued, as conditions allowed, through mid-June.
Spring Creek (Centre County) — Rainfall in mid-June caused flow to rise and have color, creating good streamer-fishing conditions. Water was in the high 50s. Nymphing was generally recommended along banks and slack water during the day. Tan caddis (14-16), midges (22-26), and blue-winged olives (18-22) were hatching. With terrestrial-time approaching, beetles also were recommended.
Little Fishing Creek (Centre County) — Trout anglers reported that smaller nymph patterns were still working throughout the day, and streamers were the ticket during early morning hours.
Pine Creek (Centre County) — When conditions included normal water levels and temperatures less than 68 degrees, evening trout-fishing with emergers and light Cahill dries was productive in mid-June In warmer water, early morning fishing was advised.
Foster Joseph Sayers Lake (Centre County) — Some bass were reported around the lake on plastic worms and spinners. Catfish were hitting on chicken liver and nightcrawlers around the causeway. Panfish also have been reported on minnows and crawlers. The spillway was yielding perch, crappies, and bluegills on minnows under bobbers. Bow fishermen were shooting carp.
Black Moshannon Lake (Centre County) — Bluegills, bass and chain pickerel were hitting on spinners, twister tails and live bait in access areas around the lake.
Bald Eagle Creek (Centre County) — The lower reaches downstream of Milesburg were yielding trout on crawlers, minnows and flies.