North Central Pennsylvania Fish Report – November 6th, 2015
Hamilton Lake (Tioga County) —Don’s Tackle Shack reported Oct. 24 that recently stocked trout were hitting but fishing pressure was light.
Tioga River, Cowanesque River (Tioga County) — Smallmouth bass up to 3 pounds were reported on shiners and other live bait through late October.
Spring Creek (Centre County) —TCO Fly Shop reported low, clear conditions as of Oct. 23. Water was in the high 50s. Caddis (14-16) and midges (22-26) were hatching at dusk. Nymphing was the best bet during the day, or fishing the banks and slack water with streamers. Tan caddis flies (14-16) occasionally were spotted, along with blue-winged olives (18-22), and assorted terrestrials (12-20).
Fishing Creek (Clinton County) —Low, clear water forced anglers to use more stealth while targeting trout. A variety of nymphs were productive.
Pine Creek (Lycoming County) — Trout were hitting Picket Pins, olive or black streamers, and bead-head Prince and Pheasant Tail nymphs through late October.