District Fishing Report: 2.7.13

Share with others:


Print Email Read Later

Lake Erie tributaries (Erie County): Weather was harsh and most creeks were iced over, but a few anglers braving the elements reported limited steelhead success on spawn sacks through open patches on lower Elk Creek and the mouth of Trout Run. A soft 3 inches of ice was reported on Misery Bay. Beginning Sunday, temperatures were expected to rise into the 40s, with a 60 percent chance of showers predicted Monday.

Pymatuning Reservoir, Conneaut Lake (Crawford County): Some ice fishing with limited success was reported, but ice was slushy and inconsistent.

Brady's Run Lake (Beaver County): Shore anglers fishing open water patches reported panfish catches, but cautioned that ice was too thin for safe ice fishing.

Quemahoning Reservoir (Somerset County): Anglers fishing the clear open water reported catches of northern pike, with activity near the Green Bridge and tailrace.

Laurel Hill Lake (Somerset County): A state stocking of rainbow trout occurred Wednesday.

Youghiogheny River (Somerset County): Wednesday the state stocked rainbow trout from the tailrace to Casselman River.

High Point Lake (Somerset County): Ice was reported, but local anglers said it was too thin for safe ice fishing.

Cross Creek Lake (Washington County): Ice was reported, but local anglers said it was too thin for safe ice fishing.

Canoe Lake (Blair County): Anglers reported pulling crappies, large mouths, chain pickerels and perch through solid ice. A state stocking of rainbow trout is scheduled for Feb. 11.

Report your catch to fishingreport@post-gazette.com. Include angler's name, age (for children), place of residence, species, size, body of water, date of catch, phone number (not for publication) and optional details.

huntingfishing


Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

You have 2 remaining free articles this month

Try unlimited digital access

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here

You’ve reached the limit of free articles this month.

To continue unlimited reading

If you are an existing subscriber,
link your account for free access. Start here