North Central Pennsylvania Fish Report – August 14th, 2015

Allegheny Reservoir (McKean County) — As water temperatures climbed in late July, walleyes moved to deeper, cooler water.

Cowanesque, Tioga, Hammond lakes (Tioga, Potter counties) — Bass anglers were doing well in the evening and nighttime hours in late July, as bass chased schools of young fish along the edges of the lake. The lunker in the recent Fourth Annual Tackle Shack/Tioga County Bass Angler tournament was a 5.11-pound largemouth. Most bass were in the 1- to 3-pound range. In total, 27 teams released more than 300 bass. 

Hamilton Lake (Tioga County) —Trout, crappies, bluegills, and yellow perch were reported on mealworms, waxworms and small plastics fished off of the bottom at July’s end.

Hills Creek Lake (Tioga County) — Numbers of panfish were hitting crawlers and fathead minnows, while poppers, top-water frogs, and other surface lures were taking bass in the evenings at the end of July.  

Driftwood Branch of Sinnemahoning, Kettle Creek (Cameron, Tioga, Potter, Clinton counties) — Bass and trout were hitting on crayfish at the end of July.

Pine Creek (Lycoming County) —Anglers were still catching trout in late July in good water levels. Yellow drakes, rusty spinners, terrestrials, and various nymphs and streamers were effective from Ansonia to Galeton. Bass were reported on nymphs, small streamers, and crayfish patterns, as well as small crawlers and mealworms.

Sinnemahoning Creek (Cameron County) — Channel catfish were biting at the end of July. 

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