South East

Southeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report – June 21st, 2013

Lake Minsi (Northampton County) — Bass and bluegills were reported. Little Lehigh River (Lehigh County) — Regular stockings made for productive angling through early June. Caddis, baetis and sulphurs were hatching in the midafternoons, and sulphurs again in the late evening. Nymphing was productive throughout the day. Bait anglers were doing well on crawlers and redworms. The stretch from the…

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – June 7th, 2013

Lake Snowden (Athens County) – Largemouth bass should be moving off of spawning beds, so anglers focusing their attention offshore will begin to have success catching bass using jig ‘n pig and spinner baits.  Redears will also be on and off the beds. Popular with anglers at this 141-acre lake, these sunfish are partial to deep water and are most…

Southeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report – june 7th, 2013

Nockamixon Lake (Berks County) — The striped bass bite picked up in mid-May, and anglers were making nice catches on topwater lures and live baits, including gizzard shad and alewives. Blue Marsh Lake, Lake Ontelaunee (Berks County) — A good crappie bite was reported with fish hitting jigs and minnows near blow-downs and other structure. Chambers Lake (Chester County) —…

Southeast Minnesota Fishing Report – June 7th, 2013

ALBERT LEA AREA Crappies and sunfish are biting in shallow water near Katherine Island, Hatch Bridge, and the channel on Fountain Lake. Edgewater Bay on Fountain is producing walleyes on leeches or fatheads and northern pike are hitting sucker minnows. Albert Lea Convention & Visitors Bureau       (800) 345-8414 FARIBAULT AREA Crappies are in less than six feet at Cedar Lake…

Southeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report – May 24th, 2013

Tulpehocken Creek (Berks County) Trout were hitting wax worms, corn and spinners. Blue Marsh Lake (Berks County) Crappies, bass, and hybrid striped bass were reported in recent weeks. The ‘wipers’ were being taken on minnows, livers and artificials from boat and shore. Jerkbaits were especially productive. Marsh Creek Lake (Chester County) A large muskie was released on a spinnerbait by…

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – April 26th, 2013

Hocking River (Athens County) Crappies are popular with anglers in the river this time of year. Try fishing heavy cover with small jigs and minnows. Anglers may also have limited success fishing for smallmouth bass – as temperatures increase try casting rubber worms, crankbaits, and spinners over structure with current, weed beds, and deep holes. As temperatures continue to warm,…

Southeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report – April 26th, 2013

Jordan, Ontelaunee creeks (Lehigh County) Spinners were productive for several anglers who reported golden rainbow trout up to 24¾ inches. Reports were mixed on numbers and sizes. Overall, light tackle and small baits were productive in opening day conditions. Little Lehigh River (Lehigh County) Brown and rainbow trout up to 6-plus pounds were reported on crankbaits, small crawlers, redworms, fatheads,…

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – April 12th, 2013

Burr Oak Lake (Morgan and Athens counties) Anglers will start to reel in crappies and largemouth bass in this 628-acre lake.  Fish management staff of the DNR‚ÄąDivision of Wildlife has regularly placed fish attractors throughout this lake.  To obtain a map of structure locations, contact the Wildlife District Four office at (740) 589-9930.  Try fishing for crappies over structure locations…

Southeast Pennsylvania Fishing Report – April 12th, 2013

Opening day waterways were at near-perfect levels but temperatures were colder than usual, making the morning bite slow. Water was generally clear, prompting anglers to use light line and smaller baits. Spinners and spoons were productive in the mornings, with anglers switching to power bait in the afternoons. Fly anglers found good midge activity, with baetis present in the afternoons….

Southeast Ohio Fishing Report – March 29th, 2013

Wills Creek Lake (Muskingum and Coshocton counties) This 900-acre lake near Maysville will give up crappies, bluegills and saugeyes early in the spring. When the weather warms, try for them with jigs and wax worms or simply wax worms under a bobber. The best bait for saugeyes right now are Smithwick’s Rattlin’ Rogues in a variety of colors. Best bets…

Southeast Minnesota Fishing Report – March 29th, 20132

Bushkill, Monacacy, Saucon creeks (Northampton County) The special regs areas were fishing well through mid-March, with warmer temperatures activating trout. Spin fishermen were catching trout on small plastics and spinners. Fly-anglers were doing well on Blue-Winged Olive patterns. Approved Trout Waters Berks: Allegheny Creek, Antietam Creek, Antietam Reservoir, Furnace Creek, Hay Creek, Kistler Creek, Little Lehigh Creek, Little Swatara Creek,…