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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.

Fishing and Boating Report – July 24, 2014
Dauphin County

Anglers are reporting bass catches in numbers on the Susquehanna River from Clarks Ferry to I-81.  Tubes in earth, brown & green and lures such as the rattletrap, rapala & the rebel crayfish are working well.

Lebanon County

Largemouth bass are hitting at Stoever’s Dam this past week.  Try using top water lures near dusk close to the vegetation.

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Fishing and Boating Report – July 14, 2014
Dauphin County

The Susquehanna River is in great condition to utilize canoes and kayaks.  Grass patches are starting to emerge and provide another fishing structure for Anglers to target.  All kayakers are reminded life jackets are required to be on the craft and worn by those 12 years of age and younger.

Huntingdon County

Boaters on Lake Raystown are reminded to make sure that they have properly fitting life jackets for everyone on board and that all of their safety equipment and lights are in good working order.

Lebanon County

Memorial Lake is great places to take your kid’s fishing for bluegill use meal worm or red worms and enjoy the fishing. 
 
York  County

Anglers are catching Channel catfish on green night crawler and minnows on the Conewago Creek.   Anglers are doing well on both Lake Redman and Lake Williams catching largemouth bass.

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Fishing and Boating Report – July 8, 2014
Cumberland County

After a busy holiday weekend on Pennsylvania waterways, there have been reports of increased amounts of litter, specifically cans and bottles. 

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One paddler submitted this photo showing what was collected on Sunday evening along a short stretch of the Yellow Breeches in Cumberland County

Boaters, tubers, and anglers are reminded to do their part to preserve and protect our waterways and aquatic life by taking their trash with them.

York County

Anglers are having loads of fun fishing for flathead catfish on the Susquehanna River.  One angler caught a 41” and 44” on 7”-8” sunfish.

Anglers are doing well at both Lake Marburg and Pinchot Lake for largemouth bass.  Crank and buzz baits seem to be working well.  Shepard Myers Reservoir has been producing some decent largemouth bass also.  If you are looking for a new place to try, check out Long Arm Dam located in Hanover, always a good spot.

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