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I have wanted to create a thread solely for anglers in Eastern PA, with the intention of emulating the Eastern MA thread.

 

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Tight Lines,

Quarry Man

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Got out on my lake in the poconos for opening day. Caught 16 trout between the two of us, biggest went 3-12, mostly rainbows, a few brookies and 1 brown. 

 

Caught three trout today all raibows. Biggest was 2.5ish.

also caught an 18” pickerel shallow and a bass in 8’ that was 2+ lbs

Water temps are pubs 53*, shallow and weedy lake

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Susquehanna river is just starting to get good. The big females are starting to feed up for the spawn. Caught the first one of the day no more than 3 feet from shore in a slack water area. Estimated weight was about 3 1/2 pounds.

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The total for the day was 7 bass. 2 weighted about 1 1/2 pounds, 4 were in the 2 pound range and the big momma above. 

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April 15 Marsh creek reservoir. Windier than I expected. Having pedals made it barely manageable to get into position. Sun popped out for a few hours and I was targeting stumps and brush with a white chatter bait. Saw one juicy stump and I told my friend before the cast they gotta be holding close to cover. Tossed it right to it and the next second this 3 lbs 15 Oz  beauty hammered it.

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35 minutes ago, YoTone said:

April 15 Marsh creek reservoir. Windier than I expected. Having pedals made it barely manageable to get into position. Sun popped out for a few hours and I was targeting stumps and brush with a white chatter bait. Saw one juicy stump and I told my friend before the cast they gotta be holding close to cover. Tossed it right to it and the next second this 3 lbs 15 Oz  beauty hammered it.

 

Started fishing marsh creek all the time last summer. Only made one trip so far and it was a disaster! Tm broke, fishfinder wasn’t working, my auto off deployed, so I had to wear it like that, and my battery doed! No fish on top of that!!!

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7 hours ago, Quarry Man said:

Started fishing marsh creek all the time last summer. Only made one trip so far and it was a disaster! Tm broke, fishfinder wasn’t working, my auto off deployed, so I had to wear it like that, and my battery doed! No fish on top of that!!!

i rarely fish it. its a real pain of a 1 hour drive for me to get there. but......... cant complain about it that much when you can catch these in it once in a while. 

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Looking to fish Nockamixon throughout the summer on a regular basis. Camper is right near there, and will be fishing often. 

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On 5/3/2019 at 9:47 PM, NockermixonNewb said:

Looking to fish Nockamixon throughout the summer on a regular basis. Camper is right near there, and will be fishing often. 

Sweet man! look forward to seeing how you do!

 

Haven't been fishing as much as I'd like to, It's my final semester as a high school student and I'm really trying to end the year with a good report card. I did get out a couple days ago and it appears that bass are moving onto beds in SEPA, although this was in some ponds, haven't been to any lakes yet.

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fish just over the border in NJ, fishing has been good. Some lakes are 65* and the bite has slowed and bass are sitting on beds. Others are mostly cruising. Hate this time of the year, not a big bed fish guy and it's slow picking with hard baits, my preferred style.  

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Just fished the susky river this passed week. River was on fire . Biggest fish 19 inches and got about 80 fish between me and my partner . Went out with a guide on a jet boat. Awesome day. Most fish were caught on a 1.5 inch crank . Some on a trd bait like a ned rig and some on a keitech swim bait. Really a great trip!

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Pulled this big girl out of Beltzville this weekend.  Had about 9-10 others as well before my brother and I wrapped it up around noon.  Many other bites too, it was an active morning!

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