|Reminder: The PFBC does not monitor ice thickness. Ice thickness and conditions can vary greatly across the lake. Use caution as you head out onto the ice. A life jacket and a set of ice awls can be extremely important if you fall though the ice. Remember SAFETY FIRST: http://fishandboat.com/safety.htm
Anglers are reporting a few crappies and Bluegills are being caught.
Anglers are reporting a few Yellow Perch and an occasional Walleye are being caught.
Woodcock Creek (below the dam)
Anglers are reporting some decent Walleyes are being caught.
Anglers are reporting some Bluegills and crappies are being caught.
Eastern Erie County
Anglers are reporting catches of panfish on grubs, wax worms, and minnows with small jig heads. Vary your depth and jig colors. The Steelhead streams are iced over.
Don’t forget Lake Pleasant is open to year round fishing; however, no trout may be taken or possessed on this water from March 1st through the opening day of trout season 8:00 am April 18th.
Anglers have been successful ice fishing on Tionesta Lake, Allegheny River Reservoir, and Chapman Lake.
Anglers are catching Bluegill and Yellow Perch on Tionesta Lake near the marina.
Anglers ice fishing on Chapman Lake are catching trout near the boat launch and dam area.
Ice fishing anglers on the Allegheny River Reservoir have been successful in Willow Bay catching Northern Pike and Walleye.
Anglers should wear a life jacket and have ice awls available while fishing on the ice.
NOTICE to trout anglers who fish Ross Run: The Children Only Area is now permanent and can ONLY be fished by children 12 years of age and younger, including the opening day of trout season. In past years, the area has been open to adults under the temporary permit.
Area trout stocking info
Trout stocking in Venango County begins on March 6th. Individuals wishing to attend are urged to reference the 2015 TROUT STOCKING SCHEDULE link found on the agency’s home page, at www.fishandboat.com, in order to verify the appropriate date and time of your favorite Venango County stream(s).
The river has frozen over in many spots throughout the county. Shore/anchor ice is UNSAFE! Occasional Walleye harvests continue to be reported throughout the Oil City area.
Justus Lake (Two Mile Run Reservoir)
Bluegill and Yellow Perch are being reported down lake of the upper launch.
Fishing pressure has been on the increase towards the dam from the lower launch… limited hook-ups have been reported.
Rainbow Trout have been caught throughout the lake.
Fishing has been slowing down over the last few weeks with limited hook ups being reported.
Anglers are reminded that KAHLE LAKE is governed under the Big Bass Regulations. Also, a new year is upon us; so, you’ll need either a 2015 or valid multi-year license.
The USGS depth gage in Utica reflects a current water level of 3’-09”. Angling activity continues to be light. No hook-ups have been reported.
Oil Creek has frozen over in many spots throughout the county. Shore/anchor ice is UNSAFE!