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REGION COUNTIES -- Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Somerset, Washington, Westmoreland (County Guide)

October 20, 2021

Southern Fayette County and Northern Westmoreland County

Trout anglers are taking advantage of a North Huntingdon Township stocking at Indian Lake. They are catching some Rainbow Trout on wax worms. 

The Youghiogheny River is producing a good number of Smallmouth Bass on fathead minnows north of the district.  Anglers are catching some Rock Bass as well.

Trout are going to hit the water this week at Donegal Lake, Mammoth Lake, Twin Lakes, and Indian Lake.  Anglers can check the PFBC website for more information.

Anglers are catching some very nice Walleye on live baits in the Allegheny River

Boaters are reminded that the water temperatures are beginning to cool and that while wearing a lifejacket is always strongly encouraged, on November 1st it is mandatory on boats less than 16 feet in length and while on all canoes and kayaks.  Stay safe.

 October 13, 2021

Western Allegheny County

Catfish are hitting cut bait after sunset along the Ohio River.  Bass are hitting on minnows and small spinners.   

Boaters are reminded to check their safety equipment before they launch.  During an emergency is not the time to discover that equipment is not serviceable.  

 Reports compiled by Miranda (Mandy) Smith (, Southwest Region Education Specialist, using information provided by Waterways Conservation Officers, Area Fisheries Managers and other PFBC staff.