South East

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – December 7th, 2012

Dillon Lake (Muskingum County) Anglers were fishing below the spillway and picking up a good number of saugeyes as a result. Some hybrid stripers are also being caught both below the spillway and in the main lake, said Bob Mathie of Bob’s Outdoor Supply. Bob’s Outdoor Supply, 740-349-0992 Salt Fork Lake (Guernsey County) With deer season winding down, saugeye fishermen…

Southeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report – December 7th, 2012

Lake Nockamixon (Berks County) Channel catfish up to 20 inches were reported throughout November, with shrimp the ticket, although Superstorm Sandy slowed the bite. Tulpehocken Creek (Berks County) Good trout fishing was reported in recent weeks, with fish holding from the October stocking. Lake Ontelaunee (Berks County) Good crappie fishing was reported, with small jigs and minnows productive along Route…

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – November 23rd, 2012

Clouse Lake (Perry County) Bluegill fishing has been good below the dam and off the shoreline near the boat ramp using wax worms or nightcrawlers fished under a bobber. Flagdale, St. Joseph’s and Twin Churches (Perry County Water Conservation District Lakes) Although these lakes are currently difficult to access due to low water levels, anglers using canoes have had excellent…

Southeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report – November 23rd, 2012

Lehigh River   Nice trout catches were reported in recent weeks. Little Lehigh River (Lehigh County) Normal conditions were reported in early November, along with blue-winged olive hatches in the early afternoon. Sucker spawn and San Juan worms were the tickets midmorning. Fishing pressure was light. Minsi Lake (Berks County) Numbers of crappies up to 15 inches were reported by…

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – November 9th, 2012

Wills Creek Lake (Muskingum County) Saugeye fishing generally picks up in the late fall, and this 375-acre lake is a great place to find this popular sport fish. Jig-and-Twister combinations, vibrating blade baits, stick baits, and live baits such as minnows are all popular with anglers. Try fishing any of these around shallow flats, points, or areas with riprap. The…

Southeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report – November 9th, 2012

Little Lehigh River (Lehigh County) Trout were scattered but hitting on fathead minnows, small crawlers and red worms in recent weeks. Smallmouth bass were biting on shiners and 3-inch plastic worms. Carp were taking corn. Scott’s Run Lake, Hay Creek (Berks County) Recently-stocked  trout were reported on minnows, mealworms and yellow paste baits. Lake Ontelaunee (Berks County) Colder nights turned…

Southeast Minnesota Fishing Report – November 9th, 2012

FARIBAULT AREA Deer hunting reports have been mixed, although most groups shot a deer or two there doesn’t seem to be as many deer being seen as expected, especially with the corn being out. Fishing action has been limited to a few walleyes coming off Roberds Lake in 12 to 15 feet with minnows. Nagel’s Live Bait (507) 334-8341 Categories:…

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – October 26th, 2012

Dillon Lake (Muskingum County) Throughout the year, the tailwater of this 1,376-acre lake produces excellent fishing opportunities. Anglers can enjoy fishing for largemouth bass with spinnerbaits, Twister Tails and shallow-diving crankbaits. Crappie anglers should try drift fishing with minnows, especially in areas with fallen and submerged trees. For bluegill anglers, a simple wax worm suspended under a bobber should be…

Southeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report – October 26th, 2012

Lake Nockamixon (Berks County) Average bass angling was reported Oct. 5 with anglers releasing fish up to 18 inches on 4-inch plastic worms and spinnerbaits. Tulpehocken Creek (Berks County) Water was a decent level Oct. 13, and nymphing the deeper water was the best bet. Midges (18-20) were hatching. Little Lehigh River (Lehigh County) Bushkill near Easton was productive after…

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – October 12th, 2012

Hocking River (Athens and Hocking County) The stretch of river by White’s Mill in the Athens area is always a popular and usually successful spot for local anglers. Try casting Rebel craws or other artificial soft craws in the deeper pools of the river for smallmouth bass. The old train station in Nelsonville, Falls Mill, and Kachelmacher Park in Logan…

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – September 28th, 2012

Salt Fork Lake (Guernsey County) This 2,952-acre lake is located six miles east of Interstate 77 off U.S. 22 near Cambridge. Family fun, including camping, abounds at Salt Fork State Park. Crappies are the species to catch right now, with small jigs usually the preferred bait.  Crappies will, however, take a variety of bait including worms, grubs, crickets, small spinners…

Southeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report – September 28th, 2012

Lehigh River (Lehigh County) Nice numbers of smallmouth bass and a few trout were reported in recent weeks. The smallmouths were running small. Little Lehigh River (Lehigh County) Tricos were hatching in the late mornings. Jordan Creek (Lehigh County) The deeper holes near Kerns Dam and Wehrs Dam were yielding catfish in recent weeks. Blue Marsh Lake (Berks County) Mixed…

Southeast Minnesota Fishing Report – September 28th, 2012

FARIBAULT AREA Look for crappies to hit minnows on Cedar Lake and Lake Mazaska in 12 feet. A few walleyes are coming off Fox Lake in 20 to 25 feet with jigs and minnows. Duck-hunting reports have been limited and there doesn’t seem to be a lot of birds around, but there has been more geese moving through the area….

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – September 14th, 2012

Piedmont Lake (Belmont County) Largemouth bass fishing should start picking up; anglers generally use a variety of crankbaits or spinnerbaits cast along the shoreline. Shad will start moving into the lower end of the lake, making shad-colored baits the most successful.  Smallmouth bass should also be biting well. Try fishing along shallow points in three to five feet of water…

Southeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report – September 14th, 2012

Lehigh River Anglers were catching decent numbers of smallmouth bass on small crawlers. Trout were hit or miss. Twister tails and rubber worms, live minnows, and leeches were working on a variety of species. Little Lehigh River (Lehigh County) Trout were hitting at dawn, with powerbait effective. Tricos were unpredictable. Nymphing was the best bets. Flying ants were hatching in…