North Central Pennsylvania Fish Report – October 23rd, 2015
Foster Joseph Sayers Lake (Centre County) — Anglers were catching channel catfish on gold-color jigheads and crawlers. Yellow perch were reported on crawlers.
Spring Creek (Centre County) — As of Oct. 10, TCO Fly Shop reported water in the high 60s and with some color. Most hatches were over for the year, although sporadic tricos (20-24) were still spotted in the mornings and at dusk; Caddis (14-16) also were seen at dusk. Streamers were the ticket early and late in the day, but nymphing was the best bet for consistent catches during the day. Terrestrials (12-20) also were working.
Cowanesque Reservoir (Tioga County) — The upper end was yielding some nice smallmouth bass up to 4 pounds on live bait in early October.
West Branch Susquehanna River (Lycoming County) — Spinnerbaits were catching smallmouth bass in recent weeks.
Rose Valley Lake (Lycoming County) —Anglers were catching chain pickerel, and yellow perch and other panfish on minnows and crawlers in recent weeks.
Fishing Creek (Clinton County) — Nymphs and streamers were taking trout in good water levels through early October.
East Branch Dam (Elk County) — Panfish were biting crawlers in recent weeks. The occasional northern pike also was reported.