SC Region Reports
REGION COUNTIES -- Adams, Bedford, Blair, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lebanon, Mifflin, Perry, York (County Guide)
November 15, 2017
cooler weather setting in, it is an exciting time to fish the Codorus Creek’s Trophy Trout Artificial Lures Section. Just a reminder that this
section of the stream is catch and release until the opening day of trout
November days still offer some great fishing conditions. Just be aware of the
cold water, and be sure to wear your lifejacket on all boats under 16 feet as
well as kayaks and canoes.
are catching Smallmouth Bass as the water cools. Jigs are working well
now in the deeper pools.
Anglers are still
enjoying fishing the Yellow Breeches. During
the colder weather, slow down your presentation and use smaller lures and baits.
November 8, 2017
Several Thousand Tiger
Muskellunge were recently stocked into the waters of Raystown Lake. Thanks to the Pleasant Mount State Fish
Hatchery for raising and transporting truckloads of future trophies.
water levels are seasonally low in Cumberland County, the Susquehanna River, lower Conodoguinet
Creek and Conewago Creek have
ample water for enjoyable fall fishing. Anglers are reporting nice
Smallmouth Bass. Many of the tournament fishermen report the best bass
fishing in recent years. It is encouraging to see healthy fish being
caught in the river. Anglers are also catching panfish along the
shorelines. Although motor oil colored rubber worms perform well, anglers
are having luck with bright green worms with reflective flecks.
the coming of cooler weather, bass and Walleye are beginning to start to feed
more aggressively. Anglers are reporting good catches around Yorkhaven and the Conowingo Reservoir.
are catching carp and panfish at the boat mooring 2 area from the shoreline at Gifford Pinchot State Park.
at Codorus State Park are fishing
for musky and pike as well as enjoying some last boating days before the colder
weather arrives. Just a reminder that on
November 1st, mandatory cold-water wear of lifejackets for boat less
than 16 feet in length and any canoe or kayak begins and lasts until April 30th.
Little Juniata River and the Juniata
River are currently high and turbid due to the recent rain.
Reports compiled by Adam Spangler (email@example.com), Southcentral Regional Education Specialist, using information provided by Waterways Conservation Officers, Area Fisheries Managers and other PFBC staff.