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North Central Pennsylvania Fishing Report – August 3rd, 2012

West Branch of Susquehanna River Low water levels plagued fishing and boating in mid-July downstream of Shawville, although water levels were better between Curwensville and Clearfield. West Branch of Clarion River, East Branch of Clarion River (Elk County) An unscheduled stocking of surplus trout was performed around July 9, from Lance Corners to Tambine in the West Branch and in…

Northcentral Minnesota Fishing Report – August 2nd, 2012

LAKE MILLE LACS East – Anglers are picking off a few keeping-sized walleyes during the evening hours with leeches on the six- to 12-foot rocks. There’s plenty of bigger walleyes coming off the deep, main-lake structure via rigs and leeches or leadcore. Crankbaits are working in “no-man’s land” off the structure. Muskie reports have improved with several reports of fish being…

North Central Pennsylvania Fishing Report – July 20th, 2012

West Branch Susquehanna River Numbers of legal-size bass were reported along with channel catfish up to 30 inches in recent weeks. Rose Valley Lake (Lycoming County) A nice topwater bite on bass was reported in recent weeks. East Branch Clarion River (Elk County) The delayed-harvest section was yielding trout on little sulphurs (18-20) through the end of June, although warming…

North Central Pennsylvania Fishing Report – July 6th, 2012

Spring Creek (Centre County) Good levels were reported June 21. Water was a little green and in the 50-degree range. Caddis patterns and small nymphs were catching trout. Hatches included midges (22-26) and Tan Caddis (16-18). Black Moshannon Lake (Centre County) Anglers were catching bluegills, pickerel, and bass on various baits, from topwater lures to twister tails as of June…

Northern Lower Peninsula Fishing Report – June 22nd, 2012

East Jordan Area Fishing has been red hot on Lake Charlevoix. Walleye action has been good all over the lake in 15 to 20 feet of water. Crawler harnesses, jigs and crankbaits are all catching lots of fish. Salmon fishing has been very good in Lake Michigan. Anglers fishing between the red can and the green can off Fisherman’s Island…

North Central Pennsylvania Fishing Report – June 22nd, 2012

Sayers Lake (Centre County) Crappies and sunfish were reported on jigs and crawlers, and bass were being released around the lake. Numbers of large catfish were reported during in the evenings at both upper and lower greens on crawlers and chicken livers. Colyer Lake (Centre County) Sunfish, bass, and pickerel were hitting various artificials as well as live baits in…