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REGION COUNTIES -- Adams, Bedford, Blair, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lebanon, Mifflin, Perry, York (County Guide)


January 18, 2017 

Cumberland County

Anglers have been ice fishing on Laurel Lake.  Anglers should check the ice thickness before heading out on the ice.  
 
Juniata County
Anglers are targeting Walleye in the Juniata River using 1/8 to 3/8 jigs with twisters or live shiners. 
 
Perry County
Smallmouth Bass are being caught on hair jigs and jigs with twisters along the shoreline.  Fish these baits slow bouncing them on the bottom of the river bed. 
 
Huntingdon / Mifflin County 
Lake Perez has seen some ice fishing activity.  Anglers should always check the thickness of the ice before venturing out on it.  It is also a good idea to fish with a buddy.
 

January 11, 2017

Dauphin County


Anglers will notice Wildwood Lake is a purple color. This was caused by a food product spill on Industrial road. The water and odor may cause skin and respiratory irritation.

Juniata County
Juniata River currently has large ice chunks floating down the river due to cold overnight and daytime temperatures.

Perry County
Juniata River currently has large ice chunks floating down the river due to cold overnight and daytime temperatures.

Holman Lake still has some open water and panfish can be caught on small baits (worms or small minnows). 


Reports compiled by Adam Spangler (adspangler@pa.gov), Southcentral Regional Education Specialist, using information provided by Waterways Conservation Officers, Area Fisheries Managers and other PFBC staff.