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Ohio Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Jan. 18, 2019

Central Region Alum Creek Lake (Delaware County) — Anglers fishing the shoreline at the spillway in recent days have been catching muskies of all things. Most muskie catches have been incidental by anglers fishing for saugeyes at the dam. Not much to report on saugeye success. A few crappies are being caught, however. Buckeye Lake (Fairfield, Licking, Perry counties) —…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Jan. 18, 2019

SOUTHEASTERN LP Irish Hills Area There was no safe ice on inland lakes in Jackson County. Knutson’s Sporting Goods, (800) 292-0857 or (517) 592-2786. Lake Orion There was no ice safe enough for fishing in Oakland County. Lakes Village Stop/Mobile Gas Station, (248) 693-4565. Luna Pier Area Boat anglers trolling in Lake Erie’s Brest Bay and off Bolles Harbor caught…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Jan. 4, 2019

As of Dec. 20, a spate of mild temperatures and rainfall was melting ice on lakes in some parts of the state where hard water begun to form.  The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission completed its winter trout stockings in early December. For a schedule, visit www.fishandboat.com  NORTHWEST REGION Presque Isle Bay (Erie County) — As of Dec. 17, skim…

Michigan Outdoor News Fishing & Hunting Report – Jan. 4, 2019

SOUTHEASTERN LP Lake St. Clair There was no safe ice on Lake St. Clair. Boats anglers reported catching decent numbers of walleyes when trolling deep diving crankbaits tipped with a minnow. Good action was being reported off Nine Mile Road. Walleyes were also being caught in light numbers on the Detroit River. Handliners and jiggers were both finding fish. Perch…

New York Outdoor News Fishing and Hunting Report – Dec. 28, 2018

Western New York Brown trout and steelhead were dominating the fishing report, with walleye not far behind. Buffy Frank of Lockport caught a monster brown trout while fishing a favorite Niagara County Lake Ontario tributary. Using a black marabou jig tipped with wax worms, she hauled in a 34-inch brownie that tipped the scales at better than 15 pounds. She…

Pennsylvania Outdoor News Fishing and Hunting Report – Dec. 21, 2018

Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission tout stockings were in progress at select fisheries in recent weeks.  For a schedule, visit www.fishandboat.com  NORTHWEST REGION Lake Erie — Lake trout were reported on spoons off the mountain when conditions allowed through early December. Anglers are advised that docks are out at Northeast Marina and Shades Beach.  Lake Erie tributaries — Steelhead and…