Northeast Pennsylvania Fish Report – February 12th, 2016
Lackawanna Lake (Lackawanna County) As of Jan. 27, anglers were catching bluegills and largemouth bass, primarily on jigs, in the main part of the lake and in Bullhead Bay. Nice-sized crappies also were reported.
Frances Slocum Lake, (Luzerne County) — Nice catches of panfish were reported, although many were running small.
White Oak Pond (Wayne County) — Ice anglers were catching panfish and perch on jigs tipped with waxworms as of Jan. 27. Largemouth bass and chain pickerel were reported on shiners and tip-ups.
Tobyhanna Lake (Monroe County) — Trout and some bass were hitting live bait Jan. 30.
Mauch Chunk (Carbon County) — Wacky Worm tackle shop reported Jan. 29 that anglers were catching sunfish, perch, some bass and a few walleyes on tip-ups with lie bait. Some anglers were jigging for the sunfish and perch. Significant snow cover made ice-fishing difficult.
Beltzville Lake (Carbon County) — Wacky Worm tackle shop reported a little bit of ice in the arms of the lake, but the main lake was primarily open water as of Jan. 30. Boaters were catching walleyes and bass on spoons jigged in 25 to 45 feet.
Pecks Pond (Pike County) — Ice anglers were catching some bass, but mostly perch and sunfish Jan. 29.
Lake Wallenpaupack (Pike County) — The lake was mostly open water Jan. 30, although there was some ice in the coves. Anglers were catching perch, sunfish, crappies, some bass, and some very nice trout.
Delaware River — As of Jan. 30, water was open and walleyes were hitting.