Southeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report – March 11th, 2016
Lake Marburg (York County) — B & B Lures reported that last ice at the end of February yielded nice crappies and bluegills, and largemouth bass, with several running 18 and 19 inches. Fish were hitting on tip-ups with shiners.
Locust Lake, Tuscarora Lake (Schuylkill County) — As conditions allowed, anglers were catching trout, perch, and an occasional chain pickerel on live minnows.
Deer Lake (Schuylkill County) — As conditions allowed last month, anglers were catching perch, crappies, and chain pickerel.
Marsh Creek Lake (Chester County) — As of Feb. 24, water was murky and around 37 degrees. Anglers reported big numbers of bait fish on their fish finders, but a very slow bite on bass and other gamefish.
Wagomon’s Pond (Sussex County, Delaware) — Bill’s Sport Shop reported that Andrew Klein, of New Castle, Del., caught a state record largemouth bass on a spinner Feb. 20. The fish weighed 11 pounds, 10 ounces.
Broadkill River (Sussex County, Delaware) — Bill’s Sport Shop reported nice numbers of crappies, including some 1-plus pounders, at the Milton Spillway. White perch also were hitting at the Milton Spillway and at Petersfield Ditch.