Kahle Lake continues to be in a
drawdown state. The level of the lake has been raised approximately three feet.
If no problems exist, the lake will be maintained at this level. Anglers are
catching Largemouth Bass, Bluegills, crappies & some nice Yellow Perch. Kayak
anglers, who are fishing with soft plastics in a variety of colors and sizes, are
catching a lot of Largemouth Bass. With the raised water levels, anglers should
target the area where the old shoreline was. The bass are holding tight to the
newly created habitat. Anglers and boaters are reminded that Kahle Lake is a
PFBC-owned lake. All boats, including canoes and kayaks, must be registered or
have a launch permit to use this facility.
Piney Dam continues to be in a
drawdown state and is approximately 6 feet below normal pool levels. Anglers
are catching some Yellow Perch and a few crappies. Anglers and boaters using the Mill Creek or the Gravel Lick Access Areas are reminded that these are PFBC-owned
access areas and that all boats, including canoes & kayaks, must be
registered or have a launch permit to use these facilities.
are catching a few Walleyes between Emlenton and Parker. Some Muskellunge and
Northern Pike have been reported near the confluences of the Clarion River
and Redbank Creek.
are catching a few Walleyes and Northern Pike below the dam in New Bethlehem.
The Hawthorn Rod & Gun Club stocked its Co-Op trout in Redbank Creek & Pine
Run. Anglers are catching nice trout from Hawthorn to the dam in New
Beaver Creek Ponds Project
the Beaver Ponds are closed to all fishing.
Piney Creek DHALO Area
have been doing well here. Anglers are reminded that use or possession of bait
and the keeping or possession of trout while fishing in the project waters is
In-Season Trout Stockings
4/19 - Mill
Creek, Canoe Creek & Turkey Run - Meet the stocking truck at 10:45 am at
the Leeper Red & White Store on SR 36 & SR 66.
Redbank Creek – Meet the stocking truck at 10:30 am at Plyler’s Buffet &
Family Restaurant on SR 36 in Brookville.
Toms Run, Coon Creek = Meet the stocking truck at 11:30 am at Cooks Forest Park
Office on SR 36.
Presque Isle Bay
The bay has been producing some very nice sized Yellow
Perch. Anglers can still catch some nice fish off the end of Liberty Park,
Dobbins Landing, Holland Street Dock, and the North and South Piers. The crappie
bite will be next; so stay tuned. Blue 2017 registration decals are expired as
of 3/31/17; so be sure to renew your registration before using your boat!
Stocked Trout Waters
Trout season is in full swing on Cascade Creek and at the East and West Basin ponds on Presque Isle State
Park. The basin ponds have been stocked twice already. Please remember until
the end of April, if you’re out on a kayak, canoe, or a boat less than 16 feet,
you must wear your life jacket at all times.
Anglers were catching some trout on opening day at the Fairview Gravel Pits.