Southwest Pennsylvania Fishing Report – November 20th, 2015
Raccoon Lake (Beaver County) — Nice catches of trout were reported on minnows and pastebaits.
Monongahela River (Greene, Washington counties) — Largemouth bass, white bass and hybrid striped bass were feeding at the locks and dams in recent weeks, and walleyes were hitting larger jigs and small live bait in the same areas. Muskies were reported near heavy cover in three to five feet, with anglers getting hits on 10- to 12-inch soft swimbaits.
Dutch Fork, Canonsburg lakes (Washington County) — Nice catches of trout were reported through early November.
Glendale Lake (Cambria County) — Bass were reported on this Big Bass Program water in recent weeks. The minimum creel size is 15 inches.
Beaverdam Run Reservoir (Cambria County) — Trout and bass were reported in recent weeks. Beaverdam is not an Approved Trout Water, so zero-harvest is in effect until April 16, the first day of trout season next year.
Lake Rowena, Duman Lake (Cambria County) — Both fisheries continued to yield trout in recent weeks.
Dunlap Creek Lake (Fayette County) —This small impoundment at the base of the mountains was yielding bass and trout to shore anglers and boaters in recent weeks.
Monongahela River (Fayette County) — Walleyes and saugers were hitting below the dams in recent weeks.
Youghiogheny River (Somerset County) — Rainbow trout were hitting on artificial lures, eggs and crawlers in recent weeks.
Youghiogheny River Reservoir (Somerset County) — Boaters were catching nice bass and yellow perch in recent weeks.
High Point Lake (Somerset County) — Bass and chain pickerel were reported on this impoundment high in the Laurel Highlands in recent weeks. The lake will not be drawn down this winter.
Somerset Lake (Somerset County) — Channel catfish and a few carp were reported in recent weeks.