SC Region Reports
REGION COUNTIES -- Adams, Bedford, Blair, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lebanon, Mifflin, Perry, York (County Guide)
August 16, 2017
on Raystown Lake has been slow. Lake conditions are muddy in the upper end of
the lake due to recent rain events, so anglers and boaters should keep a proper
lookout for debris. Anglers are reporting
catches of catfish, carp, and some walleye in and around the Coffee Run Area of the lake.
Juniata River is high and
muddy. Boaters should use caution.
on the Juniata River for Smallmouth Bass
over the past week has been outstanding, except for the periods of heavy rain
which made the river muddy. Baits of
choice include plastic swim baits which imitate 3 to 4 minnows or crayfish, or
worms. Fish these baits slowly and look
for rock structures or ledges to fish.
Aaron Morder with a nice 19 ¼ inch bass caught on artificial plastic bait and
are catching Largemouth Bass at Holman Lake.
August 9, 2017
are catching panfish at Holman Lake
near the dam area on small baits such as redworms, small minnows, wax worms and
plastics such as small tubes, twisters on small jigs.
are catching some nice Smallmouth Bass on small top water lures and dark
colored plastic tubes and twisters.
Anglers are reminded that this part (Perry County) of the Juniata River is a “Catch and Release”
area for Smallmouth Bass.
Matt from Mapleton with
a nice Eel caught on the Susquehanna River near Dauphin
at Lake Marburg are catching Black
Crappie and White Perch on live minnows and swimbaits. Walleye are being caught at bridges around
sunset on live bait.
at Long Arm Reservoir are catching
Largemouth Bass on top water lures around the banks. Panfish are biting at the boat launch area
bass and sunfish are being caught using live bait and plastics at Orrtanna Pond.
on Lake Mae are catching panfish and
catfish on live bait.
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.